How to read piano sheet music

How to read piano sheet music

If you’ve studied a sheet of piano music, it might have felt overwhelming if you didn’t recognise the different marks. Piano notes are, in a way, their own language and for many beginners the prospect of deciphering the lines and dots can appear daunting. Thankfully,...
How much do piano lessons cost in the UK?

How much do piano lessons cost in the UK?

The piano is among the most popular instruments in the world, presenting children and adults alike an opportunity to explore a world of musical expression. However, for many budding players, the prohibitive cost of piano lessons can be a significant deciding factor in...
How many keys are on a piano?

How many keys are on a piano?

In 1700, Italian instrument maker Bartolomeo Cristofori wanted to make a unique harpsichord that had the ability to play both softly and loudly. This led him to create the first hammer mechanism and build the first piano in existence. The pianoforte had only 49 keys...
Keys to Life: Sean Read

Keys to Life: Sean Read

  Episode Three   Each month we interview a special guest who spends their life in the world of music, film or theatre, from those behind the scenes, to those in the lime light, to find out what some of their keys to life are This February we...