The Hanon exercises are one of the most timeless and influential methods to develop good piano technique. The renowned Hanon exercises are considered the foundation to reaching piano mastery by many. If you’re serious about learning piano, and really want to play more challenging pieces on the piano, familiarizing yourself and ultimately practicing Hanon will […]
Mastering major scales on the piano is essential to understanding the structure of music and improving your playing technique. Our previous post on scales introduced you to 10 crucial piano scales, including major, minor, and chromatic scales. This article will focus exclusively on mastering major scales on the piano. Major scales are foundational to Western
As a beginner learning how to play piano, developing a strong foundation in scales is highly beneficial. Practicing scales helps familiarize yourself with the keyboard, improve finger dexterity, and gain an understanding of music theory concepts. In addition, scales greatly enhance ear training and serve as effective warm-up exercises to prepare your fingers for playing!
Anyone can learn to play the piano, and there are plenty of benefits to doing so. Playing the piano can improve your memory, help with coordination, and even increase your intelligence. But most importantly, playing the piano is just plain fun! That said, finding new and fun piano songs can sometimes feel like a chore.