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What Do Olympic Athletes and Professional Musicians Have in Common?

[caption id="attachment_2799" align="alignnone" width="300"] What Do Olympian Athletes and Professional Musicians Have in Common?[/caption] The 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, Korea has ended, one cannot help but feel a sense of awe at what the human body is capable of. The speed, precision and sheer courage...

Music Inspiration for Winter Olympics 2018

[caption id="attachment_2792" align="alignnone" width="300"] We are the Champions[/caption] Fans of the 2018 winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang were pleasantly surprised to see and hear all ice skaters performing to inspiring music. This year’s games allowed all ice skaters to do so. This is a difference from other...

2018 NAMM Afterthought

[caption id="attachment_2786" align="alignnone" width="300"] Fazioli Grand in NAMM[/caption] The first piano was invented in Florence, Italy in 1700 by Bartolomeo Cristofori. Since then pianos have evolved many times over the decades in shape, size, features, and functions. Some of these changes have increased the quality of sound,...

Should Your Students Be Memorizing for Recitals?

[caption id="attachment_2783" align="alignnone" width="300"] Should Your Students Be Memorizing for Recitals?[/caption] Is it more important for students to learn to play from memory or sight reading? There are varied opinions depending on which music teacher you ask.  This is more so for piano learners where performing classical...

6 Steps to Improve Sight Reading

[caption id="attachment_2780" align="alignnone" width="300"] How to Improve Sight Reading[/caption] Most students just starting out are apprehensive about sight reading. While the fear may be unfounded, sight reading takes time to muster, and even experienced musicians will have a hard time performing some difficult music pieces by sight...

5L2F II: Supporting Music With a Spiritual Difference

[caption id="attachment_2770" align="alignnone" width="300"] 5L2F II: Supporting Music With a Spiritual Difference[/caption] 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...

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 piano buying experience.

Given the wide selection of both new and used pianos, my process begins with providing an overview into the piano market so together we can define the right piano for you.

Call or Text 832.594.7267 or maggie@chinesepianolady.net

What are the Differences Between Performance & Consumer Graded Pianos?

[caption id="attachment_2763" align="alignnone" width="300"] What are the Differences Between Performance & Consumer Graded Pianos?[/caption] 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...

China’s piano music summary

[caption id="attachment_2695" align="alignnone" width="300"] China's Piano Music Summary[/caption] 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...

6 Practical Piano Tips to Improve Your Play Quickly

[caption id="attachment_2486" align="alignnone" width="300"] 6 Practical Piano Tips to Improve Your Play Quickly[/caption] 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...

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