Over the past decade or two, technology within the music-making world has leapt to dizzying heights.  Not just within the piano world either. From sampled instruments played by the best orchestral players in the world to layered piano samples that sound SO like the real thing, you really can’t be sure what’s “live” and what’s… Read More


  It occurred to me that for someone who has never bought a piano or arranged lessons it might be a bit overwhelming, so I started to write about how to actually get started learning the piano.  In my last blog I suggested getting a piano and getting a teacher – but how do you… Read More


Most people want to be able to play the piano, it seems to me.  When I go to a doctor or dentist, hairdresser or chiropractor, and they ask what I do and I say I teach the piano, they tell me how much they’ve always wanted to play and ask me if it’s too late… Read More