Tonal Families: Chord Substitution – Chapter 1
We are all glad and happy to release and present the new series of articles written by our committed composition instructor for WKMT Blog.
Gisela Paterno, who we already talked about in previous posts and articles written by her, is now in charge of a great composition series articles.
This series […]
Approach to Jazz piano lessons
One popular request among piano students is to learn how to play Jazz. That request opens into a myriad of variables that as jazz piano teachers we should know how to structure before to describe and clarify to our students without overwhelming them with too much information, as Jazz music, and […]
Questions we received from students or parents about piano tuition
As piano teachers, our task is not only to provide piano lessons to the students but most times, we find ourselves facing other challenges which are not in our “job description”. These tasks correspond to introduce the parents, who are usually not musically-trained or even musically […]
The Renaissance, Music at the service of the Word
As piano students and as well as piano teachers, we are very well familiarized with the music of the Classical period, with its graceful and elegant melodic ideas and clear-cut phrases; the almost strict Baroque with its energetic and lively rhythms and strong spirited melodic ideas imitating […]
Haydn piano concerto in London
This 2019 started with Piano duos by Alvaro Sisti and Cristina Guerra Juan, Harpsichord baroque music by Avelino Vazquez Groba and Anthony Elward on Violin, and now in March we welcome this event in which a soloist with the mature capabilities and insight of Maestro Juan Rezzuto chooses to perform this […]
Musical expectations and Cultural attributes in Music
What is the relation between culture music? Tradition, idiosyncrasy from where we born. Has all that got anything to do with our musical taste? Not only musical but art, fashion, architecture, design, etc.
It might be the case that you don’t feel very related to your country music, however, are […]
Tips for Practising and Sight Reading
Piano Lessons in London is now back with a new post. Guess about what? Yes, we talk about the piano, like what we are inspired by and enjoy the most.
This time, we bring a new post recently published on WKMT Blog, in which Anthony Elward, Senior piano tutor at our […]
The Music of the Future – Analysis
In this article, we refer specifically to a book called “The Future of Music” by Robert Barry. Narotam, one of the members of WKMT team found this book engaging for piano students and piano teachers alike.
In our piano lessons, it is always an enriching experience to have contact with […]
Pablo de Sarasate
One of the most rewarding satisfactions for a piano student is to play in different ensembles, this enriches our musical view over the pieces, being able to have the possibility to share music together and put together something and bring it back to life with the unique personality that the performers can give. […]
As Piano Tutors, the first thing we do with our piano students when we start a piano piece is to check the composer to ascertain the style, period and therefore, the articulation. In modern music, specifically from the 1960s having its climatic point in the 1980s. This was called “Community art” this is also […]