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Piano care: What not to do?

In general, extreme swings from hot to cold or dry to wet are harmful to your piano. Dryness can cause the piano’s pitch to go flat and the sound board to possibly crack; moisture makes the piano sound sharp and may cause the keys to stick. Repeated swings in relative humidity can create distortion of sound and unnecessary creaking. Talk with your piano technician about the necessity of a humidifier for your location. This does not have to be expensive and will save you money in the long run.

New pianos for beginners?

At his piano lesson, the student is taught to listen carefully to his music and play with a beautiful sound. This is much of what makes it a rewarding and highly valued life experience. If he goes home, and the instrument makes it difficult to achieve these goals, he can become frustrated and discouraged in his practice, and at future lessons.

How can I improve my kids practice?

One of the best ways a parent can help is to ask the student to explain and demonstrate what is on the assignment sheet — not for the purpose of supervising or checking on whether or not the student is doing it correctly, but just to understand what is going on at the lesson.

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Need help buying a piano?

If you need assistance in making your piano purchase, I can meet you at the dealership and act as a liaison between you and the piano dealer. Contact me for further information about this.

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Piano instruction Weston, MA and surrounding areas

If you want piano instruction in Weston MA, please click the read all about SBC Piano Studio in the above menus: piano lessons, biography, practice tips, testimonials, and methods. Playing piano is a lifelong hobby, and piano lessons are the most efficient way to master the skill. Metro West, MA communities includes Weston zip codes …

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Piano lessons MetroWest areas

If you live in the MetroWest MA community, please read all about piano lessons, practice tips, and my biography. Weston MA community includes zip codes 02493, and 02193; Wellesley MA  community includes zip codes 02481, 02482, 02457, 02481, 02482, 02457; Wayland MA community include zip codes 01778; Needham MA community includes zip codes 02492 and …

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