Sight Reading Tricks and Tips for all Piano Students (and Teachers too!)


All musicians will agree: Sight Reading is an important skill to master, regardless of the level of study or the instrument that you are playing. All good musicians should have a good fundamental understanding of the music they play. The most powerful way to fully immerse ourselves into our music comes as we improve our literacy skills.

Music is a universal language. In this video, the author explains some of the fundamentals to help any musician to nurture and develop strong sight reading skills. This helps musicians to “speak the language of music in a fluent way that all will understand.” The views and advice offered here are for piano students yet the basic message can be utilized across all music learning experiences.

Please share this video; there are many excellent points that are made.



About mymuco1

Ian Green wears hats in many areas of the music industry including: co-founder of a technology start-up company that designs music education tools for mobile devices and the internet; music educator; music festival adjudicator; professional classical and jazz pianist; member in good standing of Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association; member of provincial council of Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association; member of the Canadian Music Festival Adjudicators Association (C.M.F.A.A.) Thanks!
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