Welcome to the piano education website and online blog of teacher, published composer and author ANDREW EALES.
The aim of Andrew’s teaching and writing is to promote an ever-growing knowledge and enjoyment of piano music, supported by the ability to play with fluency, understanding, expression and confidence.
Pianodao is home to Andrew’s many inspirational blog articles, which range from instructional pieces to personal reflections covering a surprising range of topics, all written to inform, encourage and advise, and free to access here thanks to the generous support of readers like you.
The Pianodao Wellbeing section includes articles to promote a healthy lifestyle and support mental balance, including simple breathing and stretching exercises suitable for players of all ages: Qigong for Piano Players.
Supporters are welcome to join the Pianodao Tea Room, an exclusive private Facebook group, and enjoy discounts on sheet music.
“Andrew’s extraordinary blog Pianodao continues to attract enormous interest with an international following for its remarkably wide range of articles and reviews. Ranked the number one piano education blog worldwide for three successive years, it is a bastion of support, insight and inspiration for piano teachers and players.”
Head of Keyboard, Chetham’s School of Music, Manchester
Professor of Piano, Royal Northern College of Music
International Concert Pianist and Recording Artist
Discover Piano Music
Pianodao is widely respected as a leading music review site, showcasing hundreds of Andrew’s top choices of the latest books, recordings, educational resources, and sheet music publications suitable for everyone from beginners to professionals.
Delve into the ever-expanding Pianodao Music Library to discover this wealth of music, sorted by level. What music will you learn to play?
Andrew also offers a flexible range of personalised learning opportunities, from regular lesson subscriptions to occasional consultations and a popular online video feedback service. Select here for more information:
From helping you to discover new music, right through to adding it to your Active Repertoire, Pianodao provides all the advice and support that you need to thrive at the piano.
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Thanks for your interest in this site and wishing you all the very best with your own piano journey. Pianodao exists to help you.
All original material published on Pianodao is copyright,
© 2015-23 Andrew Eales (or guest authors where credited).
You are welcome to link to and share this material for non-commercial purposes.
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