New York Resources for Piano Students

Good resources are that you wanted! And when you get it, you will shine!

Good resources are that you wanted! And when you get it, you will shine!

When you step into the NYC, you have a variety of options to choose to learn anything! Right from curricular studies to the extra curricular ones, New York teems with abundant resources and centers from which, you would get confused in choosing the best! In that aspect, looking for some resourceful area for the piano students to hone their talents, here are some valuable suggestions for you! The Anahid Syourapian Piano Studio has experience in this field for more than 15 years. Founded by Anahid Syourapian an eminent personality at NYC, this center proves to be an ingenious place for the piano students. They also get a wider publicity and recognition for the talents of the pianists here. With this able piano teacher, who could teach in English, Armenian and Bulgarian, would it not be easy to tap out the potential talent within the budding pianists?

The Peterson Studio at New York is yet another place with abundant resources to piano. It has the ‘Piano education page’ that is a one-stop resourceful place for both the students and teachers and even the fans! This page is creative with so many new coming aspects and is being updated regularly. So, if you wish to know something new about piano and other friendly info, this site could be your best pal! The Jonathan Baker’s site http://www.bakerpianolessons.com/ is yet another piano page that is full of resources that is needed to bring out the best pianist in you! Here, you get to know how to teach kids, adults and so, you could directly learn many things from this site. Their tuition classes too are very nominal and suits everyone’s budget.

So, pick one among these best and turn out to be the best pianist at NYC! If you’d like to get more into piano, we can help!

If you’re in the New York City area, check out the piano classes and instructors on HeyKiki and find the perfect piano training for you.

If you’d like to learn another sport or activity other than piano, we have other instructors and classes in your area on HeyKiki too!

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Music Therapy Options for Pianists

Music has great healing powers too!

Music has great healing powers too!

Music therapy refers to an interpersonal process under which a professional who is proficient in any field of music such as piano, guitar, violin or any other instrument and helps individuals in betterment and maintenance of their health. In this process, all the aspects of music including emotional, social, physical, spiritual, aesthetic and mental are employed by the music therapists. In this process, the improvement in health of the clients may take place directly through music or it may happen via a relationship which develops amid the therapist and the client.

The foremost requirement to be a music therapist is proficiency in music and hence pianists may also act as music therapists. For this, they need to undergo specialized training from some reputed institute. In this regard, two associations are known all over the world, which symbolize the profession of music therapy as well as the relevant professionals. In other words, pianists may join these institutes to help people improve their health and deal with their problems through the power of music.

The American Music Therapy Association or AMTA-Located at Silver Spring MD, it aims at promoting awareness of general public about relevance and importance of music in dealing with health related problems. This association wishes to make a change in the world through the power of music.

The Certification Board for Music Therapist or CBMT- It is situated in Downingtown, PA. It also aims at making all the individuals of society healthy and stress-free by making use of music therapy. It operates at national level and hence benefiting thousands of people across the nation.

If you’d like to get more into piano, we can help! If you’re in the New York City area, check out the piano classes and instructors on HeyKiki and find the perfect piano training for you.

If you’d like to learn another sport or activity other than piano, we have other instructors and classes in your area on HeyKiki too.

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Great Piano-Based Musicals for Young Performers

Some best piano-based musicals for you!

Some best piano-based musicals for you!

When the pianists become skilled enough to play the piano freely, their next step would be to lurk for the best musicals based on piano, pick up such piano-based songs and try to excel in them. Let us discuss about a few of such songs that are appropriate for the starring young performers to choose. First song that the performers could choose is Helios – Halving The Compass. This song comes under the album called Eingya, which is the second album from the hands of Keith Keniff. This American composer brought out this best music in the year 2006. Lend an ear to this pleasant piano music, and for sure, you would find it to be the appropriate one to choose to practice!

The second suggestion for such a piano based song is Freddie Mercury – In My Defense. This is actually a ballad made by one of the leading vocalist Freddie Mercury. The pianist of this ballad, Mike Moran has done a neat job in giving his best and that is the main reason as why young pianists could choose this song for practice. Last but not the least, Tears For Fears – Head Over Heels could also be one of the best choices by the young piano performers. This song, Head over Heels is a great hit song by British ‘new wave’. There are many other such piano based songs for the pianists to pick from and show out their skills. Listed above are just three of them.

If you’d like to get more into piano, we can help! If you’re in the New York City area, check out the piano classes and instructors on HeyKiki and find the perfect piano training for you.

If you’d like to learn another sport or activity other than piano, we have other instructors and classes in your area on HeyKiki too!

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Piano Soundtrack To Kill a Mockingbird: Where to Find the Sheet Music

 An unforgettable soundtrack!

An unforgettable soundtrack!

To Kill a Mockingbird is a popular piano soundtrack from 1962. It was composed by Elmer Bernstein, Bronislau Kaper and André Previn. This piano soundtrack was released by Mainstream records in 1991. Since it is a popular soundtrack and is played time and again on different occasions, almost all pianists wish to play it at least once in their lifetime. For those, who are newbie and are leaning piano, they can also play this soundtrack by downloading its sheet music from various music websites available online. Here is list of some of these for your convenience.

This piano soundtrack is easily available at Musicnotes.com. Here, you will find a digital sheet music which is printable. You can also get an interactive downloadable digital sheet music file. There are four pages of sheet music for this soundtrack on this website.

You can also find sheet music for this popular soundtrack on Justmusiq.com. It has a digital sheet music which can be downloaded easily.

SheetMusicFox.com is another website which makes available a printable or downloadable sheet music for this well-admired soundtrack. You can even view the files on the website itself. All you need to have is a pdf supporting software on your system. It is because this websites supports only pdf software for the music files.

Similarly, you can also find sheet music for To Kill a Mockingbird on the website OnlineSheetMusic.com.

One more website in the list to download music sheet for this sound track is Tuneheaven.com.

Download the soundtrack for you and enjoy playing it.

If you’d like to get more into piano, we can help! If you’re in the New York City area, check out the piano classes and instructors on HeyKiki and find the perfect piano training for you.

If you’d like to learn another sport or activity other than piano, we have other instructors and classes in your area on HeyKiki too

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Great Pianists to Learn About

Evergreen pianist of all times!

Evergreen pianist of all times!

There have been great pianists from time to time who have brought laurels to the music industry across the globe due to their unique talents. These pianists belong to different parts of the world which shows that music is a universal art. Let us have a look at some of the greatest pianists of all times.

Artur Schnabel was an Austrian pianist who was an expert in core German composers. He was the foremost pianist to make complete recording of the Beethoven Sonatas. He had a deep understanding of the intellectual and divine aspects of any work of music. At the same time, he abstained from showing technical brilliance of the pieces of music played by him.

Wilhelm Kempff was a German pianist who focused mainly on the German music and kept on playing concerts even when he reached the age of eighty. He was quite creative in producing new rhythms. He was an expert in extracting out the charm, natural elements, and lyricism exclusively in intimate pieces of music.

Alfred Brendel is an Austrian pianist who is now teaching piano in London. He has the credit of recording four complete sets of Beethoven Sonatas. His uniqueness lied in sticking accurately to the score of music and was also able to find out sudden or unpredicted moments of humor in Classical assortment of music.

Emil Gilels was a pianist who was born in Odessa and then moved to Moscow. He became the top Soviet pianists of his day along with Richter. He was the foremost Soviet pianist to perform in a concert in the West. He had a ‘golden’ sound. It means that he was able to play even the most difficult pieces of music while keeping up his polished tone as well as depth of feeling.

If you’d like to get more into piano, we can help! If you’re in the New York City area, check out the piano classes and instructors on HeyKiki and find the perfect piano training for you.

If you’d like to learn another sport or activity other than piano, we have other instructors and classes in your area on HeyKiki too.

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