The Impact of a Proper Piano Bench on Student Performance: A Guide for Music Educators

The Impact of a Proper Piano Bench on Student Performance: A Guide for Music Educators

Music education, particularly piano instruction, is an intricate process that requires not only mastery and passion but also the correct tools. One such essential tool often overlooked in its importance is the humble piano bench.  The right choice can significantly enhance student performance while minimizing potential physical tolls associated with long practice sessions. Dedicated music […]

The Orchestra’s Unsung Hero: How the Piano Bench Makes a Difference

The Orchestra’s Unsung Hero: How the Piano Bench Makes a Difference

Imagine an orchestra without its pianist—a scenario almost unthinkable. Now, picture a pianist without a trusted piano bench. It’s not just about having a place to sit; it’s about the foundation of comfort and support that allows the artist to perform at their best.  Often overlooked, the piano bench is indeed an unsung hero in […]

The Profound Benefits of Adjustable Piano Benches: Empowering Student Musicians

The Profound Benefits of Adjustable Piano Benches: Empowering Student Musicians

As a music educator, you understand the importance of having the right tools to ensure your students excel in their musical journey. Among these tools, adjustable piano benches have emerged as a vital asset.  This asset facilitates the growth, comfort, and technical improvement of your students, and companies like Hidrau are at the forefront of […]

Playing Piano Sitting Or Standing Up? (Myths vs. Reality)

Playing Piano Sitting Or Standing Up? (Myths vs. Reality)

After researching our clients’ and readers’ needs and questions, we discovered that doubts still exist about playing the piano sitting or standing up. Some players wonder about the possibility of playing the piano while simply standing in front of it, as we may have seen during live performances and in movies. So, is it a […]

Understanding the Stability and Durability of a Piano Bench

Understanding the Stability and Durability of a Piano Bench

Stability and durability are major factors when choosing a piano bench. Context is important though; what is good for a teaching setting may not be equally as good for practicing and playing at home. Multiple elements come into play in evaluating the stability and durability of a piano bench, and we must consider them all […]

Is a Piano Bench the Same as a Chair?

Is a Piano Bench the Same as a Chair?

People freshly introduced to the world of the piano frequently have the same question, among others: is a piano bench the same as a chair when playing the piano? This is especially common for those who want to get a piano set up on a budget, maybe because they already have a chair at home […]

What Should One Look for in a Piano Bench?

What Should One Look for in a Piano Bench?

Choosing the right piano bench is critical for the playing experience. Whether you are buying for yourself or to equip an academy, it is no small investment, resulting in product research to occupy the time of most future customers. In our experience, the same question constantly arises: What should one look for in a piano […]

Pain While Playing Piano: 5 Common Physical Problems

Pain While Playing Piano: 5 Common Physical Problems

According to a study conducted by Ruixi Niu, at least 50% of musicians who seek medical help for their injuries each year are pianists. The reasons for their injury vary, but improper playing technique is the leading factor influencing the development of injury. Musicians, pianists included, are akin to athletes. Both subject their bodies to […]

How to Sit Correctly at the Piano

How to Sit Correctly at the Piano

When we were younger, we were often scolded by our elders to “sit up straight,” “don’t slouch,” or similar phrases. Turns out they were not doing it just for the heck of it. It’s essential to learn how to sit correctly at the piano before bad habits become too difficult to overcome and fix. Incorrect […]