5L2F II: Supporting Music With a Spiritual Difference

Five Loaves Two Fish II: Wood, Steel, & Song is the 2nd full-length music album by Caleb Sturgis a musician based in Katy, Texas. This album comes out following the first one in 2014. The album has 13 songs, 10 of which are gospel songs, and 3 which are folk songs. Caleb has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds Continue Reading


If you're looking for a piano for your home and don't know where to start?  You don't want to miss this video. I am a piano consultant working with the Houston Piano Company.  Houston Piano Company holds the largest inventory of both new and used pianos in the Houston market along with a stellar reputation of providing a quality, full-service Continue Reading

What are the Differences Between Performance & Consumer Graded Pianos?

Many people are surprised to learn that some grand pianos can cost as much as a supercar.  With some performance grand pianos costing as much as $150,000, there is a world of difference between these works of sophistry and your living room upright piano. There are numerous piano brands and models, but the gaps in price, prestige, and performance are Continue Reading

The Power of Music – Sound of Success

In the new year of 2018, let's plan to have music empower our day, no matter what styles, types or genres they all can affect the need for a successful mindset and attitude. Music is universal human language. Apparently, humans made music before they could learn to speak to each other. This is not far-fetched considering birds and other animals make Continue Reading

Romantic Era in Music (1780-1910) and Iconic Composers

The romantic era in music is generally taken as being the better half of the 19th century. This is the period that the composers express themselves more with artistic, philosophical and literary themes. This period also saw the expansion of orchestra sizes as well as the deployment of a wider variety of musical instruments. Musical performances also became more widespread Continue Reading

Why is Music Education Important for Youngsters?

The effect of music on the human mind is undisputed and has been documented from time immemorial. Scientists say the human psyche is hardwired to appreciate music. They have documented the different effects that music can have on the heartbeat, pulse and blood pressure. There is music in every aspect of human life; birthday parties, church, movie theaters, military parades, Continue Reading

How to Move Your Piano Safely

Holiday is here, and for sure many of the families would love to have a piano before the Christmas.  For those who are intending to move a piano themselves, the saying “Pianos are difficult to move to another house” is soon realized.   Because pianos are incredibly heavy and bulky. The piano is also one of the most complicated pieces of Continue Reading

China’s piano music summary

Although historically the piano has been associated with Europe and the west, it has become a leading musical instrument in China over the years. Pianos were initially destroyed as being part of a symbol of the capitalists. But today, an estimated 40 million children are learning to play the piano in China motivated by the success of pianists, Lang Lang Continue Reading

6 Practical Piano Tips to Improve Your Play Quickly

The holidays are just around the corner and what is your new year revolution for piano practice?  Do you feel like your piano skills have stagnated no matter how long you practice? Indeed, there are many piano players who become frustrated by the seeming lack of progress. While practicing plays a big part in becoming a good piano player, there Continue Reading

How music impacts our lives

Music is an integral and powerful tool in our day to day lives.  Although we rarely acknowledge the impacts it has in our lives, it has the power to communicate, change moods, and give perspective. It has the power to bring people closer together as well as bridging gaps between conflicted people.  Music has become part of our lives in Continue Reading

How and Where to Sell Your Piano

  As a prized possession with an emotional attachment, a piano is a tricky item to sell. You watched your children learn Bach on it, you played it for calm in troubled times and you entertained guests on it. How much do you value an item like this?  Many people wanting to sell a piano will keep postponing it and Continue Reading

A-Geyer Piano Brand – A Product of Passion and Expertise

What goes into making the ideal piano? For A-Geyer, it takes passion, expertise, and over a decade of experience studying the best piano practices from all over the world. A-Geyer pianos have been setting the standard in the market for over a century, and the brand is among the most sought-after brands in the world. Tracing the Origin of A-Geyer Continue Reading

9 Reasons Why Adults Should Learn to Play the Piano

Research has shown that eight out of ten adults who never learned to play any musical instrument, such as a piano, wish they had. It is never too late for anybody, even adults in their 60s or 70s, to learn to play something as cool as a piano. In fact, the benefits that you get from learning to play the Continue Reading

Has Your Piano Been Damaged by Water?

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, several piano owners have to contend with instruments damaged by water in differing extents.   A piano suffers water damage if the water level rises beyond the piano case.  The piano becomes hard to restore if the strings action and soundboard become water logged which leads to glue failure. The glue will come apart Continue Reading

What Piano Lessons Can Adults Learn for the First Time Effectively?

It’s never too late for anybody to learn to play piano. The beginner lessons are not for kids and the young ones alone. Adults, including seniors or the retirees too, can learn some lessons effectively. When you consider that there are 88 keys in a single piano, you may not believe that it’s an instrument that you can learn. Acoustic Continue Reading


This is a question people often ask. Some parent often time ask if their 2 years old kid could start learning piano. The answer to this is ‘no’ the cognitive abilities, attention span and fine motor skills at this age do not meet the criteria for learning piano. A 6 year – old who receives keyboard instruction has more brain Continue Reading

Centuries Old Melodies – An Overview of Brodmann Pianos

Brodmann pianos have been around since the 18th century, and it is one of the leading piano brands today. It is alleged that Brodmann was originally meant to be the second line for Bosendorfer after it was revived in 2004, but the company eventually dropped the idea and stuck with the legendary brand name. Brodmann’s founder, Joseph Brodmann, was a Continue Reading

Buying a Pre-Owned Piano – The Benefits and Shortcomings

Every piano enthusiast would love nothing better than to own a new, sleek piano. However, what happens when you cannot get a new piano for reasons such as affordability? Well, if you are really enthusiastic about it, then you will not mind settling for a pre-owned piano. Pre-owned pianos may not sound or look as appealing as new ones, but Continue Reading

Ritmuller Pianos – A Brief Insight into a Legendary Piano Brand

Ritmuller has always been a pacesetter in the piano world ever since it was founded in 1795. The company has not only survived the centuries but also worked its way to the top of the competition throughout the period. A Brief Historical Insight Ritmuller was founded in 1795. It revolutionized the piano industry with its innovative design. Specifically, it is Continue Reading

Perzina Piano – How the Philosophy and Values of the Founders Influences What Happens in the Factory

Perzina piano is different from any other. It’s the epitome of beautiful design and outstanding sound. It guarantees pleasure for many years. Despite all this, it costs less. It’s the creation of Albert and Julius Perzina. The builders came up with a product that pianists will love primarily because of the emotion it helps to conjure. The piano wouldn’t be Continue Reading

Finding the right piano without sacrificing the quality and benefits you deserve.

If you're looking for a piano for your home and don't know where to start? You don't want to miss this video.  I am a piano consultant working with the Houston Piano Company. Houston Piano Company holds the largest inventory of both new and used pianos in the Houston market along with a stellar reputation of providing a quality, full-service Continue Reading

New or Used Piano – Which is the Best Option?

  When it comes to purchase a piano the reason may varies depending on the preferences. Some families decide to purchase a used piano after renting it for a good period of time, or after eventually realizing that an electronic piano is no longer appropriate to play. Others, choose to start learning how to play piano with a new one. Continue Reading

Second Hand Pianos – Are They Worth the Dollar?

Is your child express interest in learning how to play piano? As a parent, you would like your child to learn the new skills. However, before focusing on the lesson itself, you have to purchase a piano that they can use for practicing. With many brands and styles that are currently available in the market these days, making a good Continue Reading

Tips in Selecting a Good Piano Teacher for Your Child

Ask any parents what criteria they would like to see in a piano teacher for their child, they will consider that they would like to have a teacher who is skilled, patient, and knowledge about the subject. A potentially qualified teacher is one who combines together effective teaching approaches with new technology. Aside from personal teaching capabilities, a good teacher Continue Reading

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