I have been a pianist for over 40 years. I play and teach classical, popular, and gospel music. I have been teaching piano for over twenty years. Students I have taught have gone on to become teachers themselves. With my method of teaching, the student will be able to play after the first lesson.
I also teach organ and voice, along with theory
Learning piano should be both fun and rewarding! Lessons should be adapted based on the personality, learning style, experience, and ability of the student. I use methods books, etudes, or popular songs, depending on the students interests, experience, and ability. It all comes down to feeling successful, feeling joy, and learning to play a cool instrument. I have been playing for just over 5 years and have taught several students across the school age spectrum and with varying levels of ability
As a music performance undergraduate I have studied music on the piano for 5 years.
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Intro to the Piano: Learn about the parts of the piano and how to find the all-important Middle C.
Learn about proper posture, hand placement, and other beginner essentials.
Learn about the treble and bass clefs, and tips for remembering the notes on the piano.
Learn what all those sharps and flats really mean, and how to decode your music.
Follow along to master quarter notes, quarter rests, and half rests.
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