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Pianist or Keyboard Player Wanted For Manchester Band

We are looking for a keyboard/pianist player for a newly formed Manchester based trio, hoping to be a 4 piece wedding band with an 80s theme (musically, not dress) but this is difficult without a keyboard player. If you or anyone you know would be interested in having a chat, please feel free to...

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Piano Students Work With Us To Become Music Teachers

My Keyboard Lessons are excited to be working with the LCM – London College of Music based at the University of West London (UWL). On Tuesday 20th March we shall be at their main campus on St Marys Road in Ealing to talk to their students looking to become music teachers. We shall be telling...

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Organisation Is The ‘Key’ To Playing Piano

Great advise for piano teacher and their students – organisation. Divide up what you have to do into compartments, such as scales and technical work, pieces, sight-reading, etc. You may find it helpful to keep a practice diary. A scale chart is also a good idea. Concentration is the key! Scientists...

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Preparing Your New CD For Release

The best way to ensure a stress-free manufacturing process and flawless finished product is to make sure all the elements of your project are in perfect shape when they arrive at our plant. The extra care and time you take in preparing your materials before production will be rewarded with meeting...

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Guide To Licencing Your Music

If you plan to record a cover song for your release then you’re going to need to make some choices. Any composition not written by you requires a mechanical license before you can record and release it as an album track, single, or download.
1. What is a mechanical license?
Copyright...

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Guide To Your Album Release

If you are planning to release a CD on a specific date or to coincide with an event, you can’t wait until the last minute to get organized. Planning a release date means working backwards to organize your rehearsals, recording, mixing, mastering, design and manufacturing as well as promotions...

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The Finest Digital Organs Demo’d Exclusively For Us

See this amazing video of top keyboard player and partner at Eminent Organs, Shea Lolin shows us the incredible Cantata II – 2 manuals – 34 speaking stops – 30 note pedalboard​ organ. The Cantata II organ is similar to the Cantata, with an additional 5 speaking stops and a...

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Swap Your Hands Over Whilst Practicing Piano

Can this really help you to play piano better. Well this is a glorified version of practicing hands separately, by using both hands to play the music that normally one hand will play. In other words, we make a two-handed arrangement of the notes in the bass (or treble) stave. This is supplementary...

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Variety Is The Spice Of Piano Life

Having what we would call a musical balanced diet is a must for all piano teacher and students alike. Choose pieces from different periods and in different styles, and also consider pieces in more popular idioms.

Exploring unfamiliar territory can be very inspiring, and it is good to challenge...

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How ‘Slowly, Separately, Sections’ Can Help You Play Better

The three ‘S’s? So what do we mean by that. Will if we had to recommend one formula for success, it would be this one: ‘Slowly, Separately, Sections’. Practice at a snail’s pace, if not slower, and start off in small sections that you repeat. Repetition will form habits.

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Anaylise your piano rehearsal and practice methodically

How you think about your practice time makes a big difference. Learn to practice methodically and to make progress one step at a time. Think of practicing as saving or investing, and performing as spending. There has to be a balance between the two activities. Even a piece you have perfected will...

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Do You Need Help To Practice Regularly? Here are Our Top Tips

Here is our first helpful guide to keep your practice in tip top shape. Commitment – Keep to a regular daily practice schedule come what may, even if you are tired or don’t feel like practicing. It is the commitment and the regularity that matter, not the amount of time you spend. ‘Little...

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Musicians Needed To Work On Cruise Liners.

The cruise ship industry is in constant need of musicians of all kinds for a variety of gigs. Can you entertain audiences on your own as a cocktail pianist, a keyboard player, harpist, a guitarist or an accordionist? Can you rock the house as a piano bar entertainer, or a one-man-band with a massive...

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Teaching Hearing Impaired or Deaf Students

For several months, sound company Links have been working on a new project with students with hearing impairment and deafness in many schools across the UK to disprove the theory that music can’t be taught to deaf people and help deaf and hearing impaired children to engage with music.

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Working With Students With Emotional & Behavioral Needs.

We have found that the most effective way to engage young people with emotional and behavioral needs is to begin with short one-to-one sessions catered to their musical tastes. For example, Tyrese liked the artist UK Grime and enjoyed rapping so we started sessions by listening to his favourite music...

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