Practising

Practising Showcase

Our first showcase features our practising section which aims to help you practise and learn pieces more effectively.

By |October 7th, 2021|Practising|0 Comments

Chopin, Left Hand Evenness, Runs and Trills

In this month’s practice clinic, Graham Fitch answered questions on various topics in works by Mozart, Chopin, Clementi and Grieg.

By |September 23rd, 2021|Practising|0 Comments

A Sight Reading Tour

Ryan Morison, gives an account of his early encounters with sight-reading as a music student and introduces a series of videos in which he shares his first-hand experience using our Advanced Sight-Reading Curriculum in a later attempt to improve his sight-reading skills!

By |August 19th, 2021|Practising|0 Comments

A Mozart Fantasy, New Pieces and Voicing a Melody

In this month’s practice clinic, Graham Fitch answered questions on various topics in works by Mozart, Chopin and Tchaikovsky.

Resources for Improving Sight-reading

An overview of some of our resources for developing and improving your sight-reading skills.

Handel, Mendelssohn, Mozart and Rachmaninoff!

In this month’s practice clinic, Graham Fitch answered questions on trills, fingering, legato octaves and gave practising tips for tackling a difficult passage in works by Handel, Mozart, Mendelssohn and Rachmaninoff.

Notes or Rhythms – What’s More Important?

What’s more important, notes or rhythms? Sight-reading forces us to keep going no matter what happens which in turn has many benefits for our daily practice!

A Better Way to Play Faster

Pianists often find that a piece falls apart beyond a certain speed. This article offers a more effective method than using a metronome to play faster.

Finding and Choosing Piano Fingering

The only correct fingering is the one that works for your hand! This blog post provides some tips and suggestions for finding and choosing piano fingering.

Mozart, Mendelssohn, Grieg and Ravel!

In this month’s practice clinic Graham Fitch answered questions on coordinating the hands, using wrist rotation, trills and other topics in works by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Grieg and Ravel.