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How much should I pay for piano lessons?

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How much should I pay for piano lessons?

It is very difficult to know how much certain things should cost you, especially when you are seeking private tuition to learn to play the piano. It is hard to determine exactly how much you should expect to pay, as many factors can affect the price. Lessons generally range from $15 all the way up to $50 per half hour depending on these factors. Here is what you should consider:

The teacher, the training, the experience
As with any profession, the ...

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How to start playing the piano

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How to start playing the piano

Starting to play the piano can be a daunting prospect. There are so many keys, of different colors and pedals underneath. What are they all for? It is best to get a piano teacher to get professional guidance on playing the piano – you can find a teacher on our website here. If you are eager to get started fast her are some quick tips:

Helpful resources

  • Buy a piano music book for beginners and study the different notes and keys.
  • Stick little ...
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How to pick out the best piano for you

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How to pick out the best piano for you

Choosing a piano can be like finding a mate for life. It is something you are going to be involved with on a daily basis. You will find great enjoyment from it but also get frustrated with it at times. Some days, everything will feel so natural, other days not so much. You will go through a great deal together and finding the right match is vital before you embark on this journey. Here is some help for finding the ...

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Does playing the piano make you smarter?

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Does playing the piano make you smarter?

You have probably read about the trend out a few years ago among pregnant women, where they were playing Mozart music to their babies while they were in the womb. Why? Because research suggested it made the baby smarter from the beginning, the very beginning. For years now, music students have been scoring higher on their SATs. It appears that playing an instrument, and more specifically the piano, does make you smarter. Here are the facts:

Two sides to the story

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How to Move a Piano

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How to Move a Piano

Moving a piano may be more of a challenge than you anticipate and it may save you time, stress and money to hire a company to do it for you.  Call today (214) 718-4202 for pricing and availability for our expert experienced and affordable piano moving services in the Addison, Plano, Carrollton and greater Dallas, TX areas …

If you do choose to move your piano by yourself, follow some of these guidelines.

Pianos can weigh from 300 to 1200 pounds so you ...

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Why tune your piano regularly?

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Why tune your piano regularly?

The obvious reason is to have your beautiful piano sound melodious and gorgeous!

Keeping your piano tuned is also a vital part of keeping your piano in good condition, whether for your own purposes or with a view to sell in the future. It is not a fast or convenient process, but necessary. Here is why:

Prevention

By tuning your piano you are preventing it from serious damage. All the parts of a piano work together and if one element performs sub-par to ...

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Top 5 reasons to play the piano

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Top 5 reasons to play the piano

The piano is a wonderful instrument to play: grand, calming and delightful to listen to in all genres of music. Here are our top 5 reasons why we think you should learn to play the piano:

1)     First and foremost, when you learn to play an instrument you develop a different type of relationship and appreciation for music that positively affects your evaluation of music for the rest of your life. It broadens your mind and educates.

2)     Playing the piano keeps ...

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