The Right Way to Read Music

Nearly all beginning adult piano students want to learn to read music. I know this because I always ask new students to tell me their Big Goals. Learning to read music is incredibly useful. Reading is the fastest way to learn new music, and lots of it. If you can read...

A Brief History of Keyboard Instruments

Using Scott Joplin’s The Entertainer as a yardstick, take a moment to traverse the history of keyboard instruments and learn why the piano became the supreme keyboard instrument. 300 BCE – The first keyboard, a kind of pipe organ, is invented in Ancient Greece....