Cancer Cause Inspires Piano Return

Shaqaila Uelese, a Massey University student and Hastings musician from New Zealand, has already started making plans for the sequel to the Piano Marathon for Cancer charity event she had organised. She came up with the idea after being inspired by Moapi Uelese, her...

Blind and Autistic, but Music was his Gift

Nearly 10 years ago after Lance Vardon’s family was featured on ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”, he sat down with Stevie Wonder to play the piano together. Although his mother, Judy, could not hear him, she did notice a glimmer on her son’s face. It was...

Tips From the Piano Technicians Guild

Sometimes when a deal seems to good to be true, it is probably is. The exterior of the piano might seem great that you cannot wait to get it back home and start playing on it. The only problem is when you do actually get it home and start playing on it, you realise...

Piano Lessons at Royal Conservatory Goes Digital

The Royal Conservatory of Music will be launching a major initiative to spread online learning in music to young children across Canada. This initiative is backed up by $5-million in seed funding donated by the Thomson family. Their plan is to venture into the world...

Piano Hero

For those who have played Guitar Hero before in the arcade or on consoles, you will now be able to try things out on a different instrument. Pianists Katja Rogers and Amrei Röhlig as well as their colleagues from the University of Ulm in Germany have developed...

Blind 8-year-old With A-level Piano Skills

She may only be eight years old, but Isabella King from Swineshead, England already has the piano skills to astound her family and teachers. What’s even more amazing is that she was born blind, but that did not stop her at all from playing A-level music piano...