Category Archives for "Utah Piano Conservatory"

The Top 3 Myths About Taking Piano Lessons Online

Like teachers and studio owners across the world, we are currently offering piano lessons online. While it hasn’t been an easy ride, we’re definitely learning a TON. We went from “carefully sanitized” in-person lessons to online lessons within about a day! As we’ve made this transition, we’ve been experimenting and problem-solving right along with our […]

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Piano Academy and COVID-19

We’re aware that there have been many closures of various organizations around the state today. For the time being, Piano Academy will stay open and continue offering lessons. According to recent information shared by the CDC and Utah government agencies, we believe that Piano Academy is at low risk for spreading COVID-19. While Governor Herbert […]

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We Don’t WORK Piano … We PLAY Piano!

A seven-year-old sits down, plods straight through his five-line song three times, and jumps up, shouting “Done!” To his best knowledge, he’s practiced. He forgot a fun element of playing piano: the playing part! Sometimes it seems faster or more fun to simply glide through each piece, but in doing so, we leave true improvement, […]

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Piano Practice vs. Piano Performance

When many people start off, they treat piano practice and piano performance the same way: we run through the piece trying to hit all the notes and rhythms. While there is a place for this, we can make a clearer distinction between our regular practice and our performance mindset. Performance can be improved the same […]

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Overcoming Obstacles in Piano Practice

Sometimes students feel, validly, that they simply cannot practice. This can be for a number of reasons. Not having time is a huge one. Others are losing books or being apart from our home piano. Overcoming obstacles like this can seem impossible! But you might have more options than you think when it comes to […]

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