Starting out teaching new students? Here are some pitfalls to avoid and strategies to implement (for the benefits of the student).
Whether you’re sitting down at the piano for the first time, or have been playing for years and looking for some fresh inspiration, our archive of piano articles has something for you. For more help getting started on piano, check out Soundfly’s free course Building Blocks of Piano.
A short but sweet OpEd on why learning doesn’t have to be “grueling” to be effective, and how to master small skills, faster.
Courtesy of his brand new course on Soundfly, Kiefer shares a video lesson about channeling one’s influences to sound more like… yourself.
Unless your name begins with Elton, you’re probably not recording on a Steinway grand, here’s how to make do with whatever piano you got.
Courtesy of his brand new course on Soundfly, Kiefer shares a lesson covering his unique method of deriving melodies and rhythms from speech.
Courtesy of his brand new course on Soundfly, Kiefer shares a lesson filled with his tips for creating a practice routine that works for you!
A personal reflection on the power of composer Joe Hisaishi’s music, combined with Studio Ghibli’s stories, to enchant and touch the viewer.
We’re excited to announce Soundfly’s new course with Grammy Award-winning modern jazz pianist and hip-hop producer, Kiefer.
An editorial meditation on how concert and career musicians need to rethink their commitment to their practice, to be more like pro athletes.
In this excerpted lesson from Soundfly’s The Improviser’s Toolkit, Mahea Lee explains why it’s important to let your notes “breathe” a bit.