Bad Habits: piano playing tips from Melanie Spanswick

This video blog (vlog 12) examines the importance of learning in the correct way from the beginning. This is often overlooked when piano lessons commence, but bad habits are difficult to eradicate.


Melanie Spanswick has written and published a wide range of courses, anthologies, examination syllabuses, and text books, including Play it again: PIANO (published by Schott Music). This best-selling graded, progressive piano course contains a large selection of repertoire featuring a huge array of styles and genres, with copious practice tips and suggestions for every piece.

For more information, please visit the publications page, here.

2 Comments Add yours

  1. A.Layman says:

    Before I went to piano lessons I taught myself for a year or so, so by the time I did start with a teacher, my bad habits were deep rooted and probably a big contributor to my disenchantment and consequential failure to become a pianist.

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