learning to play the piano

Where Can You Learn to Play the Piano?

"The piano keys are black and white, but they sound like a million colours in your mind." -Maria Cristina Mena Anxiety, stress and worry, what can remedy these negative feelings?  Music has been proven to reduce stress and calm the soul. In particular, sitting down to play the piano has the power to soothe and […]

5 September 2018 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

Who are the best pianists of all time?

A Tour of the World of Piano

“The piano ain’t got no wrong notes.” - Thelonious Monk Piano ownership in the UK varies greatly according to social class. You'll see how obvious this is if you look at how much some of the instruments can cost. The price of a Steinway or Yamaha grand piano might make your eyes water. However, you […]

4 September 2018 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

How to Choose the Right Piano for You

How to Choose the Right Piano for You

Whether you’ve been lucky enough to hear Alicia Keys playing the piano in New York, a piece of music by Phil Collins, or gone to a concert with the legend that is Stevie Wonder, the piano has converted millions! Around the world, different artists, composers, and conducteurs have all left their mark on the world […]

5 March 2018 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

Have you dreamed of playing the piano?

You’ve come to the right place! Our piano teachers are here to give you their advice and knowledge from years of experience. From, your first notes to professional concerts, we can help you to improve and progress.

Superprof is the go to place for piano tutors with over 5,000 of them across our websites. Consult their profiles today to take piano lessons near you.

Piano Playing 101: Music Genres

Piano Playing 101: Music Genres

Le piano is a universal (and magic) instrument. We say this because the piano is everywhere, and is played and appreciated all over the world. In addition, almost all the songs in the global repertoire of music – no matter the genre, origins or sound – can be transcribed for the piano! But we have […]

5 March 2018 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

A pianist at work

Superprof’s handy guide to piano instruction

Self-taught, with a teacher, in a music school: there are several options for those who want to learn piano. With all these choices for music instruction Superprof is here to help clarify things for you! One important idea to note from the start: there is no easy answer. Everything depends on your piano goals, motivation […]

5 March 2018 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

Should You Take Private Piano Classes?

Should You Take Private Piano Classes?

Have you always dreamed of touring the world with a piano like Billy Joel or playing Mozart's greatest symphonies at Carnegie Hall? Have you never dared to take the plunge, or simply don't know how? If you're reading this article, then perhaps you still have some doubts or don't know exactly how to get started. […]

5 March 2018 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

The history of an instrument : the piano

Things You Never Knew About The History Of The Piano

To see the birth of the great grandfather of the piano as we know it today we need to go back to the dawn of the 18th century. Born in Italy the piano was remodeled several times in Germany, industrialized in the United States and now present in all music styles from all over the […]

5 March 2018 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Children's piano keys

Piano Lessons for Kids: the Benefits and How-Tos

Enrolling your children in beginner piano lessons is probably one of the best things you can do for their education. Learning the piano brings numerous benefits – all explained in detail for you here – that will help shape their future social lives. With the help of beginner piano classes, your child will learn to […]

5 March 2018 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Where is the best place to buy my first musical instrument?

How to Buy Your First Piano

When you decide to buy a piano, you’ve got to take your time. Whether you’re buying a digital piano or an acoustic piano or whether you want a new piano or a used piano, you can’t buy one on a whim like you would candy in a convenience store. You need to ask yourself a few […]

5 March 2018 ∙ 9 minutes reading time

How do you start playing the piano?

Top Tips for Piano Beginners

Have you decided you want to learn piano but don’t have a clue when it comes to music or music theory? Do words like sheet music, musical notation, rhythm, etc. mean nothing to you? Don't worry! All will be explained... Once upon a time only the very rich had the means to employ a private piano […]

5 March 2018 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

How do you start playing the piano?

Top Tips for Budding Pianists

It's not easy when you learn piano. Even before you start, you have to be motivated and ready to put your heart and soul into it. Even with the help of a piano teacher, learning how to play piano is a long and hard process. You need to study regularly in order to become a […]

5 March 2018 ∙ 8 minutes reading time