Hurry in during our Graduation Piano Sale! Starting May 17th, save on all grand, vertical, and digital pianos. Choose from top brands like Yamaha, Baldwin, Kawai, Mason & Hamlin, Steinway, Kimball, Seiler, Wm. Knabe, Story & Clark and more! Don’t let these deals pass you by! Sale ends May 25th.
You might think you’re looking at a new piano, but check the price tag! This Yamaha M1A may be in fantastic condition, it may have a beautiful sound that could be mistaken for a much larger piano, it may have a stylish hinged lid and sleek, modern cabinet, but all that and more is yours for the low price you see here! This piano is perfect for any home, church, [...]
To honor this month’s featured composer, Johannes Brahms, we have compiled a list of a few websites with FREE Brahms sheet music. Many of the sites offer various arrangements to fit any level of pianist. We hope you find a fun, new piece to learn this May. All Piano Scores – Features classical pieces from Bach to Wagner. 8 Notes – Features various arrangements for every skill level as well [...]
Born in Hamburg, Germany, on May 7, 1833, Brahms was the great master of symphonic and sonata style in the second half of the 19th century. He can be viewed as the protagonist of the Classical tradition of Joseph Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven. It is not hard to compose, but what is fabulously hard is to leave the superfluous notes under the table. – Johannes Brahms Early Years Widely considered [...]
Teaching piano begins with learning, playing, knowing, and loving the piano and the music it can produce. Equally, teaching piano begins with learning about, playing with, knowing, and loving people. A piano teacher doesn’t necessarily need to be a concert pianist, but they must have some good ideas about how to become one, how to master the instrument and the music. Then, the teacher must appreciate and enjoy the challenges [...]
There are some common misconceptions and misapprehensions regarding piano lessons that piano teachers see (and sometimes bemoan) frequently. Most of these are born from a simple lack of knowledge on the part of prospective students and parents. Unfortunately, such misconceptions work to make lessons less effective and enjoyable, for both the teacher and the student. This article, inspired by a long thread on The Piano Education Page Forums, describes some [...]
Teaching beginner piano lessons can be really fun. Here are some of the important elements that I think go into the beginner lessons. Beginners start piano lessons with a lot of enthusiasm. It’s important to build on that. Do this by going slow enough that the student feels like they can do it but fast enough that they feel they are progressing well. Now, a lot of this will depend [...]
If you’re looking for a high-quality, American-built baby grand piano in great shape, your search is over! Sohmer practically invented the baby grand, and for over 100 years built some of the best pianos in the States. This Model 57 is the perfect size, giving you great dynamics without taking up too much space. The deep, rich, tone is a perfect balance of sound, and the action is responsive and [...]