How To Stay Focused While Practicing Piano

By |May 15th, 2022|Music Lessons, Online Music Lessons|

The piano is one of the most universally iconic and enjoyable instruments, appearing in countless forms of entertainment. It is no surprise that it is a go-to instrument for many who wish to master music. However, learning piano requires a great deal of concentration, time, and practice, which is why so many individuals do not go through with completing their piano journey.  To stay focused in an age where your concentration can be broken by [...]

Why You Should Learn At Least A Little Music Theory

By |April 15th, 2022|Music Lessons, Online Music Lessons|

You may be someone who has formed their life around their love of music. Whether it is by playing an instrument, like guitar or piano, or simply the enjoyment of following musicians and their musical works, there are so many ways to enjoy it.  If your appreciation of music has led you to the desire of wanting to learn how to play an instrument, carry a melody, or form a basic knowledge of how music [...]

Are Online Drum Lessons A Good Alternative To In-Person Lessons?

By |March 15th, 2022|Music Lessons, Online Music Lessons|

The world we live in is always expanding and modifying how it operates on a day-to-day basis, which requires us to adapt to the way things are progressing. The same can be said about music, specifically learning how to play our favourite instruments.  A treasured instrument that is loved by many music enthusiasts is the ever-expanding drum set. The mastering of this incredibly fun instrument takes time. You have to learn every bit of this [...]

Practicing Tips for Success in Music Lessons

By |November 3rd, 2021|Uncategorized|

Here are some practicing tips for fostering a positive music lesson, which will help ensure a successful music education experience. It is important to note that students require the support of their parents and family members in assisting them to reach their goals including maintaining a consistent practice routine. Parents will need to sit with younger children to practice.    Don’t wait until you feel inspired to practice. Just make it part of your daily [...]

Zoom Tips

By |June 9th, 2021|Piano Lessons|

Tips for a successful Zoom Music Lesson or a Zoom Music Recital Here are some important tips for setting up your device for a successful Zoom music lesson or Zoom Music recital. Practice with family and friends before your lesson or recital to test your set up. 1. Internet connection It is important to have a good, fast internet speed (both upload and download) when using Zoom so as not to cut in and out. You may [...]

Introducing Piano Marvel

By |January 19th, 2021|Piano Lessons|

If you want to learn piano online, the Academy of Music is now offering online piano lessons using an amazing piano lesson app called Piano Marvel! Whether you’re looking for piano lessons for beginners, or to supplement your advanced piano ability, this intuitive piano learning app is perfect for you! […]

Piano VS Organ

By |December 1st, 2020|Piano Lessons|

At first glance, an organ and a piano may not seem that different. But once an organist or pianist sits down to play, they’ll notice that the type of music these instruments produce is quite unique. What’s the difference between a piano and an organ? Is an organ just a piano with 2 or 3 extra keyboards? Not exactly. These instruments sound different, have varying mechanisms to produce their tones, and require distinct training to [...]

Types of Pianos

By |December 1st, 2020|Piano Lessons|

Deciding to learn to play the piano is an exciting endeavour. We’re glad that you’ve chosen to embark upon this journey, and we’re here to guide you through it. One of the first questions you’ll ask yourself is: which type of piano should I buy? […]

How To Tune A Piano

By |November 26th, 2020|Piano Lessons|

When you purchase a piano, there is one type of maintenance that is essential to its quality and longevity: tuning. It takes time, patience, a trained ear, and a lot of practice to master the art of tuning. It involves a lot more mechanical know-how and precision than tuning a guitar. But by learning to tune a piano yourself, you can save money on hiring someone else to do it. Better yet, you’ll be keeping [...]

What To Look For When Buying A Piano

By |November 26th, 2020|Piano Lessons|

There are many reasons why someone decides to buy a piano. Perhaps you want to start taking lessons and need an instrument of your own to do so. Or, you’ve been playing for years and decide that it’s time for an upgrade. Maybe your child is of age to start piano lessons and you’d like to buy an instrument for them. […]

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