News Archive

Arturia announces availability of hard-hitting Hardtek Essentials Expansion Pack

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Piano and keyboard software and hardware company Arturia is proud to announce availability of Hardtek Essentials, the latest Expansion Pack for use with its inspirational SPARK Creative Drum Machine and SparkLE controllers combined with SPARK 2 sound-sculpting and performance drum machine software...

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Help a PhD Student and win a piano voucher…

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

My Keyboard Lessons got the following through from a Facebook member so we are always happy to help piano players and teachers where we can. I hope you do not mind my contacting you. I would like to make a personal request on behalf of my husband (who does not have a Facebook profile, hence why I...

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Become our friend on Facebook.

Monday, December 29th, 2014

Become our piano friend on Facebook. We’d love to keep you updated with our latest news and up to the minute postings about what is happening in the piano teaching and keyboard World. Become our friend on Facebook and share your passion for the piano with us! To become our friend visit us on...

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Get free Korg gear if your in a band.

Sunday, December 28th, 2014

The mighty Korg keyboard and synth has teamed up with Island Records on a new project called Spinnup. Aimed at finding new artists they will be kitting them out with gear from Korg’s line-up of distributed brands. The Spinnup project will see a number of talent scouts seek out new artists to work...

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What keyboard present did Father Christmas bring to you?

Saturday, December 27th, 2014

We got some great piano and synth presents in our stocking this Year from Santa. But rather than us braging about our new keyboard and synthesizer we wanted to know what you got. Let us know below and there is a prize for the most incredible gift received on Christmas day. Merry Christmas from My...

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Arturia updates innovative iProphet iOS soft synth to version 1.1

Friday, December 26th, 2014

Synth and keyboard music software and hardware developer Arturia is proud to announce availability of iProphet 1.1 — updating its innovative iOS soft synth to include changes and additions — as of December 26th. Released earlier this year as an authentic emulation of the trailblazing Eighties-vintage...

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Amazing way to create new music using maths.

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Wow, this totally blew our minds – this video, via University of Warwick professor Duncan Lockerby, explains The Molecular Music Box – an approach to music composition that explores how simple rules can lead to rich patterns. This show how to create music with simple rules and a loop pedal....

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Video – Jamming with the new Korg Monotribe

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Watch this jazz-tacular Sunday Synth Jam, via Ignacy Matuszewski, is a cover of Antônio Carlos Jobim’s The Girl From Ipanema – on a modded Korg Monotibe. Ignacy Matuszewski handles the Monotribe lead, noting:

I’ve got an modification of KORG Monotribe, witch is called Liwiusztribe....

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4 hand piano duo partners share neurons with spatial seizing while playing.

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Watch this amazing piano video. Both come from Buenos Aires, both have made global careers for themselves. Martha Argerich and Daniel Barenboim are not only fellow countrymen; they also both began to give concerts in their youth, as soloists and with an orchestra. In addition, the two have a particular...

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Win a Yamaha Digital Piano worth over £1,700!

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Yamaha Music UK are offering one lucky Pianist a Yamaha Clavinova CLP-535. You will know by now what a popular instrument the Clavinova is. It’s great for all levels of piano players – from the beginner student to the more advanced pianist. The new CLP-535, which was launched this spring,...

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VIDEO – Xmas song played by My Keyboard Lessons teacher.

Saturday, December 20th, 2014

Watch Carolyn Bennett, amazing piano rendition of the Christmas song of ‘Noel’. Carolyn is a piano teacher based in Co. Down, Northern Ireland. She specialises in teaching children for fun and exams. She is also a trained special needs teacher. If you are looking for a teacher for your...

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Dame Fanny Waterman walks out on Leeds Piano Competition

Friday, December 19th, 2014

Dame Fanny Waterman single handedly  launched the Leeds International Piano Competition in 1961. The 94-year-old chairwoman and artistic director of the Leeds International Piano Competition is to retire. Dame Fanny Waterman, who founded the world-renowned contest in 1961, will retire after the...

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Music Education Is The Main Topic At NAMM 2015 Exhibition

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Education will take the spotlight at the upcoming 2015 NAMM Show, with education leaders, faculty and music-career seeking students being gathered through events hosted by the NAMM Foundation. High profile figures have been drafted in to headline, these being renowned musician, DJ and composer Moby...

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Work for Yamaha in their electric piano division.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

An exciting opportunity has become available for a motivated pianist and sales professional to join the Yamaha Classic Division within the UK Branch. Reporting to the Sales Manager, the successful applicant will be responsible for the sales and business development of all of our acoustic piano products....

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Seen The Arturia Matrix-12V? You Can Write The Review On It.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Are you a budding music journalist that plays synths or keyboard. Well if you would like to do a review on the new Arturia Matrix 12V we can arrange for you to have a free licence whilst you write and.or video your findings. Just drop us an email to...

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