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Learn to Sight Read: Piano books - a multi-media 'triumph'!

Learn to Sight Read: Piano books - a multi-media 'triumph'!

News – 13/10/18

'E-MusicMaestro Learn to Sight Read: Piano ... high quality publications … a rich range of examples to truly help students thrive in their quest to become able sight readers. The multi-media approach is a triumph ... Highly recommended.' Karen Marshall pianodao.com/2018/10/10/learn-to-sight-read more

How to choose your child's first ukulele

How to choose your child's first ukulele

Parents – 03/09/18

Choosing a ukulele could be more difficult than you might imagine! There are differences in size, make, build and quality. Here's a guide to help you to choose the best one for your child, or for yourself. more

How to get  on target for a music exam distinction: Part 1

How to get on target for a music exam distinction: Part 1

Learning – 25/06/18

Most music exam candidates do not get a distinction, although most do pass. Gaining a distinction is not a matter of luck and it's not to do with which examiner you have - it's about knowing how to get good marks. Here are some tips for getting distinction marks in the pieces or songs, whichever examining board you use - ABRSM, Trinity or LCM. Get on target soon! more

'Simple but brilliant' new piano publication!

'Simple but brilliant' new piano publication!

Teaching – 14/02/18

'... wonderful, original approach ... It is simple but brilliant and PUPILS WILL LOVE IT', says Fiona Lau in a review of E-MusicMaestro Learn to Sight Read: Piano Books Series Fiona Lau: Music Teacher, Rhinegold, January 2018. more

Is it too late to master the piano?

Is it too late to master the piano?

Learning – 23/01/18

Is it too late for me, as an adult, to master the piano? How will I learn? What is the best way to begin? How long will it take? Is it worth the effort? These must be among the most frequently asked questions about learning to play the piano, or indeed any musical instrument. Here are some answers to consider. more

Easy-to-follow tips for guitar chord progressions: a beginner's guide

Easy-to-follow tips for guitar chord progressions: a beginner's guide

Learning – 19/01/18

So, you have your new guitar at last and you're wondering how to start. Maybe you know a few chords and you're wondering how to link them together in cool progressions like the ones you hear in the music you listen to. Here's your beginner's guide: an E-MusicMaestro guest blog, written by expert guitarist and teacher, Marc-Andre Seguin! more

Why and how you should look after your hearing

Why and how you should look after your hearing

News – 18/12/17

A detailed explanation, with supporting evidence, of how noise affects your hearing, including how to protect yourself and your children from hearing damage and loss. Particularly relevant to musicians. more

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