Musikgarten Blog: Learning the Piano Starts with a Good Foundation
In this third installment from our series on Music Literacy at the Keyboard and children’s music programs, we will explore how setting a good foundation of posture, arm and hand position, and finger technique are vital to instrumental education. Proper posture with any instrument has various benefits for the musician, while improper technique can even compromise the ability to perform. Establishing good habits from the very beginning and reinforced by both children’s music teachers and parents/caretakers alike, helps to prevent the necessity later to correct ingrained habits.
Start by Teaching Piano Away from the Keyboard
Start by preparing the body to establish good posture and hand and arm position. This helps piano students.....Continue Reading..........