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Piano Essentials: Listening Skills

Piano playing is a much loved art form.

It is as much about bringing enjoyment to those listening to your music as well as to yourself, so it’s really important to develop keen listening skills where you can hear the different nuances of sound.

Just as an artist paints with different shades of colours, […]

The Power Of Daily Habits

Plant The Seeds And Reap The Rewards!

Where learning the piano or any musical instrument is concerned, a consistent daily routine for focused, goal-oriented practice is recommended for progress.

It is in the small actions we take on a daily basis that lead to significant outcomes in the longer term, even if we don’t notice […]

Practice Good Habits: 5 Piano Posture Essentials

1. Relax And Remember To Breathe!

Stress can create tense playing, as can physical muscular tension.

If you are not in a relaxed state, take 3 deep breaths and feel any tension release from your body before starting. 

Stephen’s Piano student demonstrates great posture.

2. Adjust Chair Height And Distance From The Piano

If your piano bench is […]

Learn to Play The Piano With The Liverpool Academy of Music

Why Do We Listen To Or Play Music?

If there is one thing I cannot live without, it would be music.

It is a universal language that transcends all boundaries, and can communicate to us on a deep, emotional level.

“ Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.” Ludwig van Beethoven

Listening to […]

Here’s One for Slash Fans

If you’re a big fan of Slash (former lead guitarist of Guns N Roses), then you’ll love the guitar lesson included with next month’s edition of the Australian Guitar magazine.

Director and Guitar teacher Steve Flack from the Liverpool Academy of Music has transcribed the music from Slash’s solo from his hit Rocket Queen and […]