What to think about when hiring a wedding pianist

Hiring a wedding pianist, or any musician, at first may seem like a fairly easy transaction. You find someone who plays the instrument you like and the songs you wantContinue reading “What to think about when hiring a wedding pianist”

Becoming a Midlands Wedding Pianist

Becoming a Midlands Wedding Pianist This is a short article on my journey over the past six months to establish myself as a Midlands Wedding Pianist. Playing the piano hasContinue reading “Becoming a Midlands Wedding Pianist”

One Day Film Productions: suppliers in focus

One Day Film Productions An article by Robbie Roberts We all think we can do it. Then you meet a professional, and you realise, there’s a bit more to videoContinue reading “One Day Film Productions: suppliers in focus”

Sarah Haywood Photography: suppliers in focus

Sarah Haywood Photography An article by Robbie Roberts What can I say, I had a fab time at my photoshoot with Sarah. She instantly put me at my ease, creatingContinue reading “Sarah Haywood Photography: suppliers in focus”

Cake Fantastique: suppliers in focus

Cake Fantastique An article by Robbie Roberts This article is all about cakes. In particular, the cakes made by Samantha Strecker who runs her own business, Cake Fantastique. Anyone whoContinue reading “Cake Fantastique: suppliers in focus”

Playing The Piano By Ear

I am often asked how it is I can play the piano by ear and I have never really provided an adequate answer. This article is an attempt to explainContinue reading “Playing The Piano By Ear”

‘Try before you buy’ works with wedding music too!

The live music at your wedding is an important part of the day. It may not be the most expensive part, but it can be one of the most memorable,Continue reading “‘Try before you buy’ works with wedding music too!”

Am I a keyboard player or a pianist?

This is an article about what I see as the differences between keyboards and pianos, both in terms of the instruments themselves and how to play them. I am notContinue reading “Am I a keyboard player or a pianist?”

The Piano in the Corner – theoretical misgivings

My parents bought a piano for my sister to start having lessons, at around the age of six. I would’ve been around three years old at that time – tooContinue reading “The Piano in the Corner – theoretical misgivings”

The Piano in the Corner – a preface

I love playing the piano. It was my favourite toy as kid, and still is. It was the skill I mastered quicker than any other. It became a thing thatContinue reading “The Piano in the Corner – a preface”