- A pianist's rant about teaching
- A Piano Student Needing Self Confidence
- Tips on Practising the Piano Wisely
- Piano Exams - A Guide to Preparation
- The Art of Practice
It is imperative that students have the right instrument to play/practice on. Finding a suitable instrument can be quite a daunting task so here are a couple of websites I recommend that go over the essential basics when choosing an instrument. As a general rule - never buy the first thing you see! Spend time comparing as many instruments/prices as possible.
And for a man that knows lots about stringed instruments, I recommend Andrew Hooker Violins as I have found him to be very honest and helpful: