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Daily piano practice and its benefits

Daily piano practice and its benefits

Daily piano practice and its benefits Practicing piano is not just about  “speeding your piano learning”. Regular improvement in piano playing cannot and will not happen at all, if the only time the piano is touched is during the Piano lesson. Body and Mind Co ordination. Good Co-ordination with your motor skills (Body movements) and your Brain happens with daily Practise of Piano Relaxed back, shoulders , wrists and hands. Playing piano involves using the back, shoulders, wrists and hands. Weight is channelled from the pianists back all the way…

The Grand Staff

The Grand Staff

There are two staves which make up the Grand Staff. The top stave uses the Treble Clef to identify notes and the bottom stave uses the Bass Clef.   The lines of the grand staff First we look at the lines in the top stave. This is the treble clef (also called the G clef) stave. These are the first five letters of the pattern E G B D F from the bottom line to the top line. As long as you know the order of letters and to begin…

Come to the sea

Come to the sea

Pitches There are Pitches High and Pitches Low. The picture below shows every pitch on something called the GRAND STAFF. What is Grand staff? Notes on the Treble clef and Bass clef written out. To learn to play this song we need to learn the CDEFG both on Treble and Bass clefs. Lets first try on the right hand.   Now lets try playing this on the left hand    

Guide to buying Piano Keyboard

Guide to buying Piano Keyboard

Guide to buying an Electronic Keyboard / Piano Decide how you intend to use the keyboard. If you’re just learning how to play, or if you don’t have any serious musical aspirations, you can probably get by with buying a relatively inexpensive (under RS.4,000 new) keyboard. If you’re a serious musician or plan on performing publicly, you’ll want to buy a more expensive keyboard with a greater number of professional features. Know the types of keyboards that are available. Digital keyboards are made by a number of other manufacturers, such…

My child wants to only learn new songs, what do i do?

My child wants to only learn new songs, what do i do?

As teachers and parents we need to be realistic and see the big picture, which the child may not see. As a child they only enjoy certain parts of the Piano learning and if left to their own they might as well practice their favourite part all the time. Sometimes it is best thing to do is not to require them to polish every note they play. Set basic standards, like no missed notes, correct rhythm, and once they achieve them let them move on. Be more than happy that your…

KEYBOARD – TRINITY COLLEGE LONDON

KEYBOARD – TRINITY COLLEGE LONDON

INITIAL GRADE KEYBOARD [amazon template=image&asin=0857362364] The Initial Keyboards songbook includes everything you need for the exam – sheet music for six songs, performance tips, technical support and guidance on Session skills, together with a CD of demo and backing tracks. If you want to buy individual songs, choose them from the list below.Black Betty Lead Belly Da Doo Ron Ron The Crystals I Am The Music Man Traditional JCB (Technical focus) Nizlopi Scooby Doo, Where Are You? Theme Song Stranger In Paradise (Technical focus) From Kismet GRADE ONE KEYBOARD [amazon template=image&asin=0857362372] The Grade 1 Keyboards songbook includes…

Harmony

Harmony

Chords and Triads a chord is a group of three or more pitches sounding together. Any combination of three or more pitches may be called a chord, but  what makes music interesting is that the music we play has a “Home coming” feel to it, which in other words could be called tonal harmony,This harmony is based on 3rds and can also be called as tertian harmony.   Triads A triad is a 3-note chord made up of all thirds, from the lowest note to the highest. Now how are the 3 notes of the…

Guitar – Trinity College London

Guitar – Trinity College London

INITIAL [amazon template=image&asin=0857362186] At the Initial exam, you can learn to play power chords and blue notes. You’ll perform three songs and choose your Session skill – Improvising or Playback.   The Initial Guitar songbook includes everything you need for the exam – sheet music for six songs, performance tips, technical support and guidance on Session skills, together with a CD of demo and backing tracks.     GRADE 1 [amazon template=image&asin=0857362194] At Grade 1, you can learn about strumming patterns and how to play a shuffle accompaniment. You’ll perform…

Frequently Asked questions

Frequently Asked questions

    How to help your child practice at home? What happens in the music Class? My child wants to only learn new songs, what do i do? How to help your child practice music at home? My child does not enjoy Practising, but loves music!!    Hope you enjoyed reading, learning, singing. If you have any questions or comments Please use the comment box to do so. Cheers and God Bless!! Keep Humming, Joel E Dave (MusicTutorial.in)

How to help your child practice music at home

How to help your child practice music at home

How to help your child practice music at home?   Greetings…. If you are thinking of helping your kids to improve in Music then take a Note your Kids are Lucky. hmmm…. if you want the Music learning experience to be the happiest and  productive activity possible. Like most parents, you hope that your child will gain satisfaction from learning to play the Keyboard/Piano, Sing, Guitar. you will as a parent understand in the process helping your child practise  music that the genuine love for music is created in your…