Exploring Piano Concertos and The Unsung Role of the Piano Bench

Exploring Piano Concertos and The Unsung Role of the Piano Bench

The spotlight shines brightly on the soloist during a piano concerto, their fingers dancing across the keys as they weave intricate melodies and navigate demanding passages.  Yet, amidst the orchestra’s grandeur and the performance’s virtuosity, an unsung hero plays a vital role: the piano bench.  Often overlooked, the piano bench serves as the foundation for […]

What is Classical Music? A Deep Dive into the World of Musical Masterpieces

What is Classical Music? A Deep Dive into the World of Musical Masterpieces

Classical music has been around for centuries and has become a significant part of our culture.  From the classical period to the romantic period, classical music has had a profound impact on our society.  This article aims to provide a deep dive into the world of classical music, from its origins to its significance in […]

Top 30 Popular Songs for Piano Students

Top 30 Popular Songs for Piano Students

Learning and playing the piano is a rewarding practice and many students find it to be a great way to express themselves creatively. Yet, the experience is always better when we truly enjoy the music we are playing. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced player, you’ll find that there are many popular songs for […]

Meet the 2022 Cliburn Competition’s Winners and Our Own Guests of Honor

Meet the 2022 Cliburn Competition’s Winners and Our Own Guests of Honor

After 17 days, the 2022 Cliburn Competition in Fort Worth, Texas reached its climax and delivered an extraordinary show of talent and passion. On June 18th, we finally got to meet the winners of this acclaimed competition– not only those of us in the distance (our team couldn’t attend this year) but also the lucky […]

8 Most Popular Piano Songs to Learn

8 Most Popular Piano Songs to Learn

Having the skill to play the piano is something to be proud of. We don’t mean to compare, but someone who knows his or her way around the piano belongs to a distinct class of people. It exudes a certain degree of prestige, which is hard to put into words. Romanticism aside, not everyone has […]