- by Matthew Ramel
- 11 Mar 2016
Piano Basics Steps to Piano Success!
What you need to know to about the basics of learning the piano. Any instrument can become difficult or overwhelming especially when you are not sure where to start. Learning piano basics will help you give you the tools you need to grow your piano skills into great success.
The first basic piano skill is understanding posture. The way you sit and the way you place your hands on the piano has a big part in your success of playing. even though it may not seem important at first, it will later especially when pieces start to become more difficult and technical. Reading this article on Tension will help you understand why posture is so important!
Understanding the basics of the piano keys is an important step in learning the piano. Knowing which note is which on the piano will help with reading piano music. There are a variety of ways of learning piano key names. One easy quick way of learning the piano keys is by using piano key cut outs that you can place on the piano. these cut outs will tell you the piano key letter name and note name that is on the piano music.
This is the next step in piano basics. Being able to read music that is on the page can be hard at first, but it is just like learning how to read a book. Knowing what each note is on the page and where it is on the piano takes some time at first but with much practice it will become second nature. For More information on how tor read music, check out our other blog post Four Easy Tips On How To Teach Piano
Practice Practice Practice!
The goal is to keep practicing these basic skills until you understand the concepts of playing the piano. Read our phenomenal article on ways of practicing effectively!
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