Czerny vs. Hanon: The Ultimate Showdown



Czerny and Hanon are both popular composers of technique-builders – that is, exercises for your fingers to make you better at playing piano.  But do they work?  In today’s video, I’ll weigh in with my own thoughts, while doing my best to give an unbiased perspective on this topic.

Czerny exercises can be found here.

Hanon’s exercises are here.

Thanks for watching!


Allysia has been teaching piano in Canada for nearly a decade, and has her Grade 10 RCM certificate. She especially enjoys nerding out to music history and theory. When she’s not making videos or teaching, she’s reading, writing, and jamming in a rock band.