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Home-grown articles from the depths of pianoland.
Young girl having a piano lesson on a digital piano.

Finding the appropriate teacher for yourself or your child is as important an enterprise as selecting the right doctor or dentist. One size fits all does not apply here.

Painting by Lyubov Popova in 1914.

Vladimir Horowitz, quoted in David Dubal's book Evenings with Horowitz, perfectly illustrates why there are legions of piano students, but so few piano virtuosi.

Photograph of P. Tschaikowsky' "Morceaux Celebres" sheet music.

It is difficult to quantify why music is so invaluable. To do so almost feels counter-intuitive. The very nature of the subject lives beyond words...

'Young Girls at the Piano.',painted by Pierre-Auguste Renoir in 1892, in the Musée d'Orsay, Paris.

It is said that to have a mastery of anything, one must put in at least 10,000 hours of practice. Whether you have a natural talent or dogged determination, the playing field is even if you...

Girl enjoying applause from her piano performance at HPC Grand Recital Hall.

Performing in public for the first time is like navigating unchartered waters: one never knows where it may lead them.

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