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How can I become better at Sight Reading? Any recommendations for books, exercises, videos?

How can i become better at Sight Reading? Any recommendations for books/exercises/videos? @haroons_piano To get better at sight reading you must: Read new music every day. The new music you read every day should be slightly lower than your level, so you can train your reaction and reading skills. Learn to read the musical notation …

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How to increase the span of your hands? Use this drill.

Hanon No. 31. Play at least 1x every day. Answered in today’s flash briefing episode: Source: Instagram DM Here’s the question of the day submitted by @sebasfigue1256: “Hi, my hand is having trouble reaching all the notes, anything I can do to increase the spread?” So I think the question to the best of my ability here …

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How do I read music faster and make less mistakes?

QuestionOriginal source: Facebook GroupFeedbackOriginal source: Facebook GroupAnswerOriginal source: Facebook GroupNoshin Saiyara Ahmad, I love that you’re doing what you love!4 tactics for reading faster:1) read more music2) play more repetitions3) learn music theory4) use flash cards If I were you, I’d use the flash cards every day. If you know 30+ people and you can match their …

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What are your tips to improve your piano teaching success?

What are your tips to improve your piano teaching success?Found this question on Quora. Here are some my quick thoughts: First off, I love your question. This one’s Qall about context. If you mean success in helping students achieve their goals: 1. If the student is a child, and you’re looking for results, educating the parent is #1. I …

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Why is my piano progress so slow? What is wrong with me?

 “Why is my progress so slow? What’s wrong with me? Why can’t I master the scales? Why can’t I remember anything?”“Why is it so easy for others, but so hard for me?” This is perhaps the most frequently asked question among adult students. In short the answer is there’s nothing wrong with you. It’s your expectations. Your …

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