How Do Digital Pianos Get Their Sound?

How Do Digital Pianos Get Their Sound?

Before we can understand how a digital piano (a piano that uses electricity) gets its sound, we have to first understand how an “acoustic piano” (a traditional piano that does NOT use electricity) produces sound. The rich sound of a traditional grand piano is created...
Can You Just be “Bad at Music?”

Can You Just be “Bad at Music?”

A few weeks ago, I was visiting with a friend about playing the piano. He had started taking lessons a few months ago and was a little frustrated with what he felt was “slow progress”. He said he enjoyed learning but didn’t think he’d ever be really good at playing....
Having Fun at Home with Your Digital Piano

Having Fun at Home with Your Digital Piano

One of the truly exciting parts of my job is showing people how much fun they can have with a digital piano. Not only do most digital pianos have many different sounds and rhythms – as well as a built-in recorder – but some models can also make use of...

Dennis Alexander Workshop for Piano Teachers

Due to new Arizona Department of Health Services recommendations regarding the Coronavirus, Dennis and his team have decided to cancel this workshop.  We are sad to miss spending time with Dennis this year, but we’re already working to bring him back in 2021. ...