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How Music in the Baroque Period Made Art Accessible to the Public

May 26, 2022

NOTE: This is the second installment of an ongoing series about the four different eras of music. The first, “Understanding the Eras of Classical Music…

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The ABRSM Exam is Just One of Several Certification Programs for Dedicated Music Students

April 28, 2022

When music students participate in the ABRSM Exam, they demonstrate they are dedicated to their music and are ready to sacrifice to perfect their craft,…

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Understanding the Eras of Classical Music Is Essential For Today’s Piano Students

April 5, 2022

Recognizing and understanding the different eras of classical music is important for piano students (students learning any type of music, really), says Marie Dvorkin owner…

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Seven Benefits of Music Education

February 22, 2022

Researchers have known about the benefits of music education for students for decades. Piano Forte Music School owner Marie Dvorkin wholeheartedly agrees. After all, she’s…

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To Learn A New Piano Piece, Music Students Must Note The Incidentals

February 2, 2022

When music students learn a new piano piece, they may feel excited and frustrated all at the same time. Marie Dvorkin from the Piano Forte…

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How to Avoid Piano Injuries with Proper Piano Posture and Positioning

September 2, 2021

Piano injuries are muscle injuries that are caused by playing the piano with improper posture or incorrect body position. As with any new activity, learning…

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How Piano Pedals Can Enhance Your Music

July 7, 2021

Have you ever wondered what your piano pedals do? Although they may look like a fancy footrest, the pedals on an acoustic or upright piano…

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Learning Piano as an Adult – Why It’s Never Too Late!

June 3, 2021

Learning Piano as an Adult – Why It’s Never Too Late! Have you thought about learning piano as an adult, but wondered whether you’re too…

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How to Choose the Right Guitar or Voice Teacher

March 31, 2021

Congratulations! You’ve finally decided to pursue guitar or singing lessons. But now comes the hard part – finding a guitar teacher or voice teacher. Where…

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Did you know? Piano Forte Music School will soon offer voice and guitar lessons in addition to piano lessons. Contact us to learn more.