Category Archives: Sight-Reading

Find out about ABRSM apps to help you prepare for your exam

The Summer ABRSM exam session is always a busy one for our SE22 Piano School students. We have 8 entrants from Grades 1 to 5 on the 28th of May. In preparation for the exams, we have been using these … Continue reading

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ABRSM Sight Reading app from Wessar (also available for Trinity grades)

There are a great deal of apps for notenaming, theory and sheet music, but the ABRSM Sight Reading app from Wessar is the only decent one for learning sight-reading. Wessar originally created a sight-reading tablet, but with the invention of the … Continue reading

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Book of the Week: Joining the Dots no. 1 – Making piano Sight Reading less painful!

Book of the Week: Alan Bullard’s Joining the Dots. Oh the dreaded sight-reading! Sight-reading separates the exceptional pianists from the pianists that fall apart if you present them with a new piece of music to play at sight. Any well-rounded … Continue reading

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Sight-reading: A vital skill for any serious pianist from beginners to advanced levels.

With the Summer exams looming on the horizon this July, it’s time to start thinking about brushing up on Sight-Reading. Sight-reading encompasses “the ability to read and produce both instrumental and vocal music at first sight … the conversion of musical … Continue reading

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