Bad Habits: piano playing tips from Melanie Spanswick

The video blog (vlog 12) today 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…..

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For much more information about how to practice piano repertoire, take a look at my two-book piano course, Play it again: PIANO (Schott). Covering a huge array of styles and genres, 49 progressive pieces from approximately Grade 1 – 8 level are featured, with at least two pages of practice tips for every piece. A convenient and beneficial course for students of any age, with or without a teacher, and it can also be used alongside piano examination syllabuses too.

You can find out more about my other piano publications and compositions here.


2 thoughts on “Bad Habits: piano playing tips from Melanie Spanswick

  1. 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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