Learn how to compose music
Many of our piano students are interested after some time studying the instrument to dive into this world of creating music that we technically call Musical Composition. As composition tutors, we should be aware of guiding our students wisely. Also, it is helpful for them to know which are the qualities […]
Analyzing ABRSM and Trinity Syllabuses
Have you heard about these two official examiners? If you are thinking of learning any musical instrument and work towards Grades, you should read this article to better understand the syllabus of each examiner.
Thanks to Sabrina, one of our Senior piano tutors at WKMT London, who decided to create this post […]
Scaramuzza technique: Negative Movements
Piano students are taught from the beginning how to “produce” a rounded and beautiful sound on the piano, but its preparation is often left unclear or ambiguous by Piano Tutors. This article will try to shed some light on the matter.
What entails the negative movement? Essentially, this is the movement that we […]
The Italian expansion
As piano students, surely you have heard in repeated occasions names such as Frederic Chopin, Joseph Haydn, Robert Schumann or one of the most famous musicians that history has known: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. But before all these great composers were born and created sublime music, we have to be aware that a plethora […]
Haydn Piano and Violin Concerto in London
One more time, WKMT offers a delightful musical experience for all our members. In this occasion, we will perform the Double Concerto of Joseph Haydn for Violin, Piano and String Orchestra in F major Hob XVIII:6 by the solid and elegant interpretation skills of Juan Rezzuto at the Piano […]
Grade 1 and Pre-grade Syllabus
One of the most common questions we get as piano tutors in London is when our piano students are ready to start Grade 1 according to the ABRSM Syllabus. In this particular situation, we should contemplate many parameters that have to be taken into an account before considering the preparation of […]
London Piano Festival
The most awaited date of the year has now been released by WKMT. Our IX Edition of the Music Festivals is arranged for June 15th in London.
The time flies, but successfully. It has been five years since we started with our Music Festivals, we are now in the 9th edition, and we will […]
Among the repertoire pieces or piano etudes in piano tuition, the name of Muzio Clementi certainly crossed our path as students. He was without a doubt, one of the most important figures in the history of the modern Piano. Not only because he was one of the first musicians to compose specifically for modern […]
Classical Concert in London
Our next edition of WKMT Concerts is happening on April 27th.
This time, a special programme has been organised to delight us all. Especially to all those fans of the Baroque period of music. After the success we experienced in our last harpsichord concerto in January, we come back with a new […]
Tonal Families: Chord Substitution – Chapter 1
Tonal Families: Dominant and Subdominant – Chapter 2
Tonal Families: Harmonic Rhythm – Chapter 3
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 […]