Piano Technique

Grade 5 RCM Technique Requirements

Today’s video covers the RCM’s grade 5 piano technique requirements (updated for the 2015 syllabus). This includes scales, triads and arpeggios. I’ll be playing with the metronome in this video at the MINIMUM required speeds (feel free to go a little faster), and will label each technique on the screen as I play them. Coming…

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5 Beginner Exercises for Playing with a Metronome

In today’s episode of PianoTV, I’ll walk you through 5 beginner exercises for playing with a metronome. There is a free printable PDF with all of these exercises, and I encourage you to download it and play along! I wanted to create a really simple starting point for students in the first 6 months to…

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5 Exercises for Finger Independence (Early Intermediate)

In today’s video, we’ll be looking at 5 exercises for finger independence, designed for players at an early intermediate level. These might be a little too tricky for beginners, but if you’ve been playing for a year or three, these should be quite helpful.

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ABRSM Grade 3 Piano Technique Requirements

Today’s video covers the ABRSM grade 3 piano technique requirements. This includes scales and triads, solid and broken. I’ll be playing with the metronome in this video at the MINIMUM required speeds (feel free to go a little faster), and will label each technique on the screen as I play them.

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14 Types of Piano Articulations: A Quick Guide

Articulation in music is one of the most important things to grasp. In today’s video, we’re going to briefly talk about why articulation is so important, and look at a bunch of different piano articulations you’ll come across in your journey.

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