A difficult question — to compete or not to compete? Parents and piano teachers often challenge their children and students to go beyond casual practice and studio recitals by participating in piano competitions. There is a considerable amount of evidence that piano competitions are beneficial to both children’s musical education and their overall development. Academics, coaches,and teachers agree that the healthy competitiveness fostered by piano competitions goes beyond musicianship to teach valuable life lessons, improve motivation, and promote creativity. An Amplified Learning Experience For a [...]
I am delighted to add yet another quality keyboard line to our family of musical products, the Roland Digital Piano! Adding the Roland digital piano line to our showroom goes hand in hand with our goal to be the trusted resource for our community when considering the investment of a fine piano or keyboard for themselves or their family.
Hardly a day goes by that someone doesn’t walk through our doors and tell me they were sorry they quit taking piano lessons. “Just imagine what I could be playing now” as they look wistfully at the pianos. Regardless the specific details the answers to why they quit are all generally the same, too. “I thought playing the piano was for sissies,” “I wanted to be outside playing sports,” or “My piano teacher was mean.” (which almost always meant the teacher only expected them to [...]