Picture of piano lessons in Schell City, MO

Schell City, MO Piano Lessons

Looking for private in-home or in-studio Piano lessons? Our Schell City teachers are ready to get you started. Find your teacher today!

Featured On

Why TakeLessons?

Play-button

Our teachers have taught

2 , 9 0 4 , 7 3 2

lessons and counting!

Popular Piano Teachers Serving Schell City

About Elisa B.

Close
Oregon City, OR
View Full Profile

Attention on correct play habits, technique and musical expression in balance. Progressive method, inspiring and supportive teaching environment.

About Elisa
Violin Teacher's Certificate - Sibelius Academy, Finland
Suzuki Teacher Training - Marylhurst University, OR

Classical and Suzuki options - starting Suzuki students as early as 3 yrs old. Teaching Suzuki Books 1-11.
Beginners, intermediate and advanced levels
I am using classical method books including Kayser, Wohlfart, Kreutzer, Mazas, Dont and Paganini Caprices with students looking for more rigorous studies and more advanced skills.
Keeping music and technique in balance - Learn how to enjoy performing - Find your own highest potential - Fall in love with music

*** Lesson Details ***
I am friendly and like to inspire my students to find their own best potential. Suitable challenges are fun and needed to keep the personal progress going on. "No suffering in my studio!" means that the process of learning needs to be enjoyabl
e but at the same time I am asking the students to give their best effort. Setting frequent goals in form of group classes and recitals keeps us in full sail and teach us to enjoy the act of playing both alone and in front of friendly audience.
I teach both classical and Suzuki methods. I like to keep my students musically well fed and encourage exploring music reading and music theory next to practical skills. I stir my students toward high standard personal level in their studies, an ingredient from Finnish cultural climate.

*** Specialties ***
Suzuki method and classical method, fiddling, beginning jazz, improvising
...
Reviews
Silhouette-80
Grace G. July 30, 2019
· Ukulele · In home
Elisa is wonderful! She’s patient and fun. My granddaughter really likes her and looks forward to her lesson. She was playing songs by lesson #4.
Silhouette-80
Jace April 22, 2019
· Piano · In studio
Elisa was very patient with our three-year-old and made it a fun experience for him!
186486_366764_37481
Julia V. January 7, 2019
· · In studio
Elisa strikes that rare balance of being both kind and professional - you are comfortable yet know you will be progressing to a high level.
View Details
View Profile

Elisa B.

Online
(14)
starting at
$28 / 30-min

About Phil H.

Close
Cumming, GA

View Full Profile

In addition to guitar, I also offer beginner lessons for piano.

About Phil
I've been playing guitar for over 20 years and teaching since 2008. Along with teaching, I've also been pursuing music recording, an endeavor which has produced two full-length albums and one that is still in progress that should be released sometime in 2018.

*** Lesson Details ***
When teaching guitar or any other instrument, I typically use a method book to guide the lessons. In addition to the lesson book, which will cover music-reading, we'll learn scales, chords and strum patterns, among other things. I try to tailor each lesson according to the student's skill level and individual musical interests.

After learning the basics, we can learn different styles of music, including rock, blues, jazz, classical, etc. I look forward to exploring these genres with you!

*** Travel Equipment ***
I bring my own instrument. I would ex
pect my student to have or to rent his/her own instrument.
...
Reviews
Silhouette-80
Luke November 13, 2018
· Piano · In studio
Lucas thought he was great! Really like first lesson!
Silhouette-80
Francine G. April 5, 2018
· Piano · In home
Phil was easy to work with and I learned a lot in my first lesson. I look forward to improving and my future lessons.
Silhouette-80
Natalie September 7, 2017
· Classical Guitar · In studio
Phil Hodges is a phenomenal and inspiring guitar teacher. Over the past year of guitar lessons with Phil, my daughter's playing ability has rapidly advanced and she is so enthusiastic about practicing. Guitar lessons with Phil is a highlight of her week!
View Details
View Profile

Phil H.

Online
(5)
starting at
$30 / 30-min

About Liz J.

Close
Sonoma, CA
View Full Profile

With over 20 years of piano playing experience, Liz loves sharing the knowledge she's gathered over the years from the beginning of her music career. As the very first instrument Liz began to study, she's gathered immense detailed knowledge of piano music ranging from classical to contemporary to jazz to pop and even show-style.

About Liz
After graduating California Institute of the Arts with a multi-focus on several aspects of music including African dance, Indonesian gamelan, songwriting, recording, classical voice and piano, folk guitar, and more, Liz had the excellent opportunity to teach theater to a local musical theater summer youth program. All summer, she taught class sizes ranging from 10 to 26 students of the ages 5-10. Her initiative later led to being hired at this local community theater. Along with this theater teaching experience, she has been teaching piano, guitar, ukulele, flute & voice lessons for over 10 years. Her students have gone from knowing nothing about music to learning and performing entire pieces on their own as well as even auditioning & for agents and becoming signed artists in Los Angeles. Liz knows that it is her place in the world to tea
ch music & spread positivity through her own music and would love nothing more than make learning music a positive and fun experience for everyone.

*** Lesson Details ***
I teach out of the Alfred's Piano course, but am open to trying out any music books you may already have in your home. I do expect my students to purchase the books they would like to learn out of and to have the material I have given them for homework ready, completed, and practiced by the time we have our weekly lesson. I recommend at least twenty to thirty minutes of practice every day, and will give rewards for having practiced well, and for performing well in our lessons. I would love it for my students to be clear on what they would like to learn, and I love using songs that the student enjoys to make his or her music learning process fun.

***Rates****
$100 per hour lesson | $90 per 45min lesson | $60 per 30min lesson
*A travel fee may be added for house calls.

*** Studio Equipment ***
In my home studio, I have a full size Cable-Nelson upright piano, as well as three ukuleles: 1 acoustic soprano*, 1 acoustic electric & 1 acoustic tenor, and three guitars (one left-handed acoustic 3/4 size guitar*, one acoustic-electric and one electric) as well as an electric bass guitar & acoustic mandolin & mini drum set & cajon, as well as several percussive instruments.
*Some Instruments now available for rent! Inquire for details.

*** Travel Equipment ***
When I travel, I bring my own instrument that the student is learning on so that I can demonstrate, as well as a music stand if necessary.

*** Specialties ***
Pop, folk, opera, musical theater, classical, rock, reggae.
...
Reviews
Silhouette-80
Addison-Preston K. October 15, 2018
· Piano · In home
Delightful instructor!!
Silhouette-80
Monique September 21, 2018
· Ukulele · In home
Liz love's what she does, very patient & caring . I am so glad to have her as my Teacher . I do recommend Liz :)
Silhouette-80
Marco P. September 27, 2016
· Singing · In home
My 8 year old son LOVED his first singing lesson with Liz! He was sad when it was over because he was having so much fun!
View Details
View Profile

Liz J.

Online
(12)
starting at
$60 / 30-min

About Jessie M.

Close
Monrovia, CA

View Full Profile

This course is for those who are new to piano. You will learn how to read music, play, and basic music theory.

*Lessons at my studio are taught on a keyboard

*Piano book for beginners required

About Jessie
Thank you for your interest in lessons! I hope to help you achieve your goals and improve your skills, whether you're looking for music lessons, or help in math. Every student is a unique person who deserves a lesson customized to their individual needs. Each of my students prosper in an atmosphere of patience and encouragement. While the lessons are fun and enjoyable, the serious student will be supported in the development of skills leading to a rewarding career, and the more casual students will grow in an appreciation of knowledge that will enrich their lives.

Experience:

I received my bachelor's degree in music with an emphasis on vocal performance at the University of Redlands in 2011 (which I attended on a music talent scholarship), and am now an active performer in Los Angeles, CA. I have been tutoring and teaching privat
e lessons for almost 10 years, and currently have over 40 active students.

I have played leading roles in several operas and musicals in Southern California, including Gianni Schicchi, Die Fledermaus, La Boheme (DTL nominee), The Impresario, The Tales of Hoffmann, The Grand Duke, Patience (DTL award), Cosi fan tutte, Little Women, Seussical, and many more. I have also appeared in several concerts, opera scenes, competitions (winning music scholarships and theater awards), and worked as a singer in churches, restaurants, and in pop bands. I continue to stay active in the performance industry, and I could never live without it!

With this experience under my belt, I feel a desire to pass on my knowledge to students. I carry a strong passion to help people develop their abilities and make them their own. I truly believe that if someone wants something out of life they will achieve it with dedication, perseverance, confidence, and by having FUN doing it!
...
Reviews
Silhouette-80
Qudsia August 1, 2019
· Opera Voice · Online
Thumb_174511_pi_benoit
Benoit June 13, 2019
· Opera Voice · In studio
Jessie is a great voice teacher. She helped me discover and explore my tenor voice in a very safe way.
Lessons with her are both effective and enjoyable.
I highly recommend her.
Silhouette-80
Karl J. June 4, 2019
· Singing · In home
Jessie is a great vocal teacher and coach. I just wanted to be able to sing casually with friends and family, without sounding too hideous, and Jessie is great!
View Details
View Profile

Jessie M.

Online
(113)
starting at
$30 / 30-min

About Aaron M.

Close
Franklin, MA

View Full Profile

Hello, I've been playing piano and keyboard instruments for 25 years, and teaching for 15. More then just a teacher, I like to instill a smart and patient approach to learning. Every student has different needs and desires, and it's important to have a flexible teacher with the experience required to motivate students and play to their strengths!

About Aaron
Berklee College of Music graduate, Aaron M., has been teaching students of all ages for over 15 years.
"I love watching young musicians grow into seasoned players and have had tremendous success with all my students. I believe that learning songs and playing music is a critical element in the learning process of becoming a good drummer/pianist, and musician. This is why I bring a powered PA speaker, mp3 player, and (sometimes) a guitar to my lessons for the student to play along with and learn familiar songs. Over the years I've learned to strike a balance between Reading/Rudiments and Playing/having fun, so as to maintain students interests and growth."

*** Lesson Details ***
Music lessons in the comfort of your home! All ages welcome, beginner to advanced.
Currently teaching in home piano lessons and drum lessons within a ~
15 mile radius of Franklin MA (Plainville, Wrentham, Norfolk, Medway, Holliston, Bellingham, Milford, Millis, Hopkinton, Holliston. etc.)

Please double check with me about scheduling as my schedule changes often and my calendar isn’t always 100% accurate

*** Studio Equipment ***
PIANO
Fender Rhodes
Casio PX-150

DRUMS
Pearl Masters, Yamaha, DW, Roland TD-6

CYMBALS
Zildjian, Sabian, Wuhan, Paiste,

HARDWARE
Pearl, Yamaha, DW, Axis, Tama

STICKS / BRUSHES / MALLETS
Vic Firth, Vater, Regal Tip

PA
QSC - K8

MICROPHONES
SURE, Rhodes

*** Travel Equipment ***
I provide handouts, transcriptions, and a PA speaker to play music.
Students should have a Piano, drum set, or percussion instrument.

*** Specialties ***
PIANO / DRUMS / PERCUSSION

Traditional / Suzuki Method

Rock, FunK, Jazz, World, Classical, Orchestral

Note reading and writing, Harmony, Music Theory, Scales, Ear Training, Arranging

Rudiments, Technique, Brushes, Mallets, Double Bass Drumming, Odd Meters, Reading, Soloing

Timpani, Marimba, Bells, Chimes, Xylophone, Vibraphone, Percussion, Congas, Bongos, Djembe, Frame Drums
...
Reviews
Silhouette-80
Mathew M. March 30, 2017
· Piano · In home
We see the progression each week and couldn't be happier with Aaron's demeanor and overall way he handles my husband's lesson structure.
Silhouette-80
Genna September 24, 2015
· Piano · In home
Only had 1 lesson so far. My daughter seemed to enjoy her lesson. He seems very nice.
Silhouette-80
Sheryl V. November 25, 2014
· Piano · In home
My boys, ages 7 & 5, started piano lessons with Aaron a year ago. He has taught them technique & theory all while using songs they boys love. There are days that the boys are not the most cooperative. Aaron is amazingly patient and persistent in getting the boys to do their lessons. I really appreciate and have learned from this patience when it comes to the nightly practicing. I am pleased that the boys have been working with a male teacher and I think it really helps them relate to the music and the lessons. If you are looking for a patient yet knowledgeable piano teacher, I would definitely recommend Aaron.
View Details
View Profile

Aaron M.

Online
(3)
starting at
$32 / 30-min
View More
View Previous

About Aaron S.

Close
Palm Bay, FL

View Full Profile

I've been teaching piano and keyboard for over ten years. I've developed a unique, project-based to help the student understand and develop the skills necessary for piano and keyboard in today's world. I teach the fundamentals of music theory and technique first, and then allow the student to choose specific areas of focus.

About Aaron
Hi, I'm Aaron, and I'm here to help you achieve your personal musical goals. In 1999 I received a degree in music composition, and I've been composing, performing, directing, producing, and of course teaching ever since. I believe every student is unique, with individual strengths and challenges, and with quality instruction and perseverance every student can use their strengths to perform the music they desire. I look forward to helping you get started!
...
Reviews
Silhouette-80
Lucas J. May 29, 2019
· Piano · In home
Boys loved the first lesson!
Silhouette-80
Michael D. December 20, 2018
· Piano · Online
Aaron is a patient teacher , which to me is one of the most important qualities any teacher can possess.
Silhouette-80
Cara S. November 19, 2018
· Piano · In home
Very professional, kind, organized and knowledgeable teacher. He is great at helping me determine what I need to work on and he knows how to help me achieve my goals. I would recommend him as a piano teacher to anyone!
View Details
View Profile

Aaron S.

Online
(19)
starting at
$20 / 30-min

About Ingrid M.

Close
Fort Lauderdale, FL

View Full Profile

I have taught piano to all ages for over 25 years. My students learn the pleasure of playing and the ease of music theory and ear training made fun!

About Ingrid
Ingrid is a dedicated voice, piano musicianship, recording and live performance teacher for those who want to expand their musical knowledge, recording techniques, develop their own singing-artist style and performance skills. Students have had great success and fun learning numerous music genres while expanding their vocal range, resonance, ear training, confidence and musicianship skills as well as how to prepare for a career in music.

A native New Yorker, Ingrid has been involved in entertainment all of her life. As a child, on bi-lingual Sesame Street to a successful Hispanic jingle career, to veteran of over 25 years on the New York music scene, internationally as Elli & The Boys Jazz Quintet, and as a 2009, Latin Grammy Nominee for Volvo La Navidad.

Ingrid has managed, booked, and/or performed with an impressive collection o
f artists; Negroni's Trio, Nicole Henry, Elizabeth Caballero, Nestor Torres, Henry Jimenez, Celia Cruz, Carlos Ponce, Tito Nieves, Johnny Ventura, Camilo Sextos, Claudia Acuna, Jerry Barnes, Katreese Barnes, Gap Band, Motor Head, Matt Bianco, Chaka Kahn, Roberta Flack, and Bradford Marsalis to name a few.
...
Reviews
Thumb_183040_pi_20190614_195304
Jessina A. June 24, 2019
· Singing · In studio
Great teacher. Highly recommend.
Silhouette-80
Janet C. April 24, 2019
· Speaking Voice · Online
First lesson. Even better than I hoped!!
Silhouette-80
Ben T. March 25, 2019
· Voice Acting · Online
First lesson with her went really. I learned a lot about voice acting and myself. Thank you for making it a good experience Ingrid.
View Details
View Profile

Ingrid M.

Online
(27)
starting at
$45 / 30-min

About Joseph N.

Close
Vancouver, WA

View Full Profile

Joseph Nikita has been teaching piano for over 10 years, from beginning levels to advanced. He is a graduate of the Academy of Music, Theater, and Fine Arts in Chisinau, Moldova, where he studied with renowned professor M. V. Yudina, who is widely recognized as one of the greats in piano teaching and performance.

Regardless of his students' age, style, and ability, Joseph has unparalleled virtue in passing on to his pupils his elaborate musical skills. He possesses a wide scope of expertise in teaching classical piano, incorporating different styles and various composers into his methodology. From Bach to Beethoven to Rachmaninoff, Joseph teaches with a creative mind, making the learning process easy-going and insightful.

Along with all the technical and solo classical pieces he teaches, Joseph makes it a point to train his students to play and improvise on the fly, being able to collaborate with other musicians, both in reading written scores and in developing their own ...

About Joseph
Joseph Nikita has a unique, versatile taste in music that imbues the astounding breadth of his artistic endeavors. A phenomenally simple man with an exceptionally inventive mind, Joseph stands as a hallmark of perfection for many aspiring and established performers, conductors, and composers across the globe.

It is Joseph's conviction that becoming a musician is possible through not only motivation but also self-discipline, as the great Shostakovich expressed it, "[Musicians] are not born, but made." Joseph exercises a firm belief in his students in his journey with them as he helps them become the musicians they aspire to be.
...
Reviews
Silhouette-80
Kristina July 4, 2019
· Piano · In studio
I have had many piano teachers before I came to Joseph. Since then, in his private lessons we've covered scales, learned classical pieces, choir songs, accompaniment for hymns and how to play by ear.
I love how much he cares for each of his students and wants each lesson to be valuable. The passion for teaching is seen in him, and as a current student of his, I could say that he has built plethora of skills in me, so that I can use that knowledge to serve God, persevere, and carry on that education to the generation after me.
He has a lot of experience teaching piano and a big background in music. It's a blessing to be a student of a talented teacher, composer, and conductor, who is also highly respected, inspirational and caring.
Silhouette-80
Elijah Cosovan July 3, 2019
· Music Theory · In studio
I have been taking theory/harmony lessons with Mr. Joseph Nikita for 4 years now and couldn't be any more satisfied with his teaching style.
Mr. Nikita takes the complex concepts of music harmony and breaks them down to the point where they become easy to understand, retain, and apply to my homework and compositions.
One thing I much admire in Mr. Nikita's teaching is the variability in his explanations. I don't prefer learning in a lecture-style environment (where the teacher lectures and the student takes notes), so Mr. Nikita takes each topic and explains it in multiple ways - using real-life applications and examples. This helps me obtain a clear understanding of each lesson - making it easy to go in depth in music harmony.
Silhouette-80
Mikhail July 1, 2019
· Arrangement and Composition ·
This is a pleasure for me to write about Mr. Joseph Nichita. He is a professional teacher as well as one of the kindest people I've known. Music is a part of his life so the lessons are simple and easy to comprehend. He has an excellent knowledge in the music disciplines such as harmony, arrangement, piano performance, conducting, etc. and is always ready to help. He is a very talented and kind teacher and a perfect conductor.
View Details
View Profile

Joseph N.

Online
(7)
starting at
$50 / 30-min

About Patricia M.

Close

I am an experienced teacher of over 15 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate piano students preferable ages 7 years upwards.
Not only will you be playing songs in no time, but you will also be taught a strong foundation of sight reading, music theory, technique, and more, and I guarantee that at the end of your class, you will be looking forward to the next class.

I am a tickler for ensuring that the material taught is learnt, and so I may use basic everyday knowledge to apply the principles. I am patient especially when dealing with young children, whose attention span may be short. I balance off the piano experience with the fundamentals of theory, which goes hand in hand with the piano playing experience. My students and their parents know that part of mastering the art of piano playing, is practising on their own at home, hence having a keyboard/piano or access to a keyboard/piano is essential. My classes are very structured.

About Patricia
I have taught piano for about fifteen (15) years at both the beginner and intermediate stages. I completed up to Grade 8 of The Royal School of Music Exams. It gives me great joy when my students are able to apply the theory foundation to the practical. I consider myself a patient teacher and look for fun ways to teach the younger ones. I also play by ear and am able to teach how to play contemporary music using chord sheets. I believe that even in contemporary music, great technique is essential to any and every genre, hence lessons are pitched to the goals of the student.

I am a firm believer that my students should own or have access to a piano or keyboard, as practicing on their own reinforces the material taught.

In addition to teaching piano, I have used my piano skills in my home church, playing for services, rehearsin
g with the praise and worship team and training the choirs, and have been professionally employed to play at weddings, graduations and church events.
Whatever your goal in learning to play the piano, I am here to give you that jump start and to help you to become a great musician.
...
Reviews
Silhouette-80
Eileen Francis May 13, 2019
· Classical Piano · Online
I Eileen Francis, a graduate of Jamaica School of Music, and as a professional piano teacher, all my exams and passes were done in Jamaica and all this was from The Associated Board of The Royal School of Music London.

Patricia started music as a child, and took all her exams right up to Grade 8. She is an excellent musician and also a wonderful teacher. She taught with me for a long time. She now plays for churches, and professionally for functions. She knows how to get small children and adults to understand and read notes and also to write music. I recommend her very highly in this profession.
Silhouette-80
Nancy Hunter May 13, 2019
· Piano · Online
I have known Mrs. Patricia Masters as a lover of Music whether it be Musical instruments, theatrical presentations, songs of different genres, she loves them all and is involved in creating the atmosphere where music has its input. She is very diligent and creative and excellent at what she does where music is concerned. Music is her life. As a teacher, a choir director and a musician, she makes sure that it is perfect for presentation and that at the end of the day, her student excels. Mrs. Masters is dependable and reliable.
Silhouette-80
Jejjrey May 12, 2019
· ·
My experience with my music teacher Patrice Masters has been great ,she take great care in her teaching. I've been with her since February this year and I've gain so much knowledge in (3)three months.I can safely recommend her to any who's looking for a teacher
View Details
View Profile

Patricia M.

Online
(8)
starting at
$67 / 30-min

About Irina S.

Close
Los Angeles, CA
View Full Profile

I will help you to learn to how play piano in easy and fun way!

About Irina
Hello everyone who is reading! I am head over hills passionate about music and singing and I still pursue music in my personal life. I would love to help you to develop your voice better or learn to play piano! Can’t wait to start working with you!
...
View Details
View Profile

Irina S.

Online
starting at
$25 / 30-min

How it Works

From finding the perfect teacher to managing payments, scheduling and tracking your progress, we take care of all the details, so you can focus on learning. Learn More

Search for a teacher

Compare hundreds of teachers based on the criteria that matter to you, including background checks, age and experience.

Schedule your lessons

When you've found the perfect match, schedule your lessons online using the teacher's real-time availability.

Connect with your teacher

Your teacher will welcome you with a personalized curriculum to meet your specific goals and you'll be able to manage your entire schedule through our free online account.

Can't find a teacher in Schell City, MO?

No problem. Our online lesson platform connects you with any teacher, anywhere. All you need is a reliable Internet connection, a webcam and a microphone.

Convenient

Zero travel time is great for a busy schedule.

Affordable

Typically priced lower than local lessons.

Effective

Online students stick with lessons as long as local students.

Learn More

Free Piano Lessons with an Expert Teacher

Learn how to play the piano in these video tutorials from a professional piano teacher!

Have you always wanted to play the piano? We’re here to help! Get started with these 20 video tutorials hosted by San Diego, CA piano teacher Jordan M, one of our expert instructors with TakeLessons.com. In this free video series, you’ll get an introduction to the instrument and learn a few easy exercises to get you reading music and understanding rhythm!

Play-button
Video #1:
Intro to the Piano

Intro to the Piano: Learn about the parts of the piano and how to find the all-important Middle C.

Video #2:
Piano Basics

Learn about proper posture, hand placement, and other beginner essentials.

Video #3:
Reading Piano Notes

Learn about the treble and bass clefs, and tips for remembering the notes on the piano.

Video #4:
Time and Key Signatures

Learn what all those sharps and flats really mean, and how to decode your music.

Video #5:
Understanding Rhythm

Follow along to master quarter notes, quarter rests, and half rests.

 

Sign up below to get free access to all 20 videos in the piano lesson series!

Thank you for your submission.

Recent Piano Articles from the Blog

Whether you're just starting out or a seasoned pro, check out the Piano articles on our blog.

How to Practice Piano When Your Hands, Back, or Arms Hurt

How to Practice Piano When Your Hands, Back, or Arms Hurt

Should you reduce or alter your piano practice if your hands, back, or arms hurt? Here are some guidelines to follow from Rosedale, MD teacher Theresa D...   Practicing piano can be a very enjoyable experience for most people, but what if you are in pain or it is difficult for you to play? If you are learning how to play for the first time or if you just want to keep the music under your fingers, regular piano practice is important. But as you get older your body doesn’t always allo …

How to Practice Piano When Your Hands, Back, or Arms Hurt
Should you reduce or alter your piano practice if your hands, back, or arms hurt? Here are some guidelines to follow from Rosedale, MD teacher Theresa D...   Practicing piano can be a very enjoyable experience for most people, but what if you are in pain or it is difficult for you to play? If you are learning how to play for the first time or if you just want to keep the music under your fingers, regular piano practice is important. But as you get older your body doesn’t always allo
5 Contemporary Songs to Learn How to Play Piano by Ear
Can your favorite contemporary songs help you learn how to play piano by ear? They sure can! Check out how to get started in this guest post by Corona, CA teacher Milton J...   Recently, I started teaching a new piano student who simply wanted to play his favorite pop songs by both ear and sight to not only become a better pianist, but to be the life of the party for his friends. I loved his goal and made sure he knew about the great ways of learning how to play piano by ear using the pop
How to Learn Piano | Setting Goals, Staying Motivated, and More
Have you decided you want to learn how to play the piano? Mastering a new skill can be challenging at first, so your enthusiasm to get started is a great first step! Use this guide to help you conquer the learning curve that everyone wanting to know how to learn piano must overcome. Setting the Right Goals No one expects you to become a concert pianist overnight. Set reasonable goals to help you feel accomplished and prevent discouragement. Set practice goals: Strive to practice, say
How to Practice Piano: Tips for Exercises OFF the Keys! [Infographic]
We all know how important practicing is for aspiring piano players! But sometimes it can be a challenge to fit into your schedule. Luckily, there are ways to practice your technique while you're at work, in the car, or practically anywhere else! Continue reading this guest post by Spring Lake, MI piano teacher Val L. to find out how...   As you practice piano, taking the time to think about rhythm and technique is a huge challenge! You should always include scales and exercises in
What are the Steps to Learning the Piano?
Learning to play an instrument can bring so much joy into your life. And the great thing about music is you’re never too old to start! If you’ve always wanted to learn how to play the piano, but aren’t sure where to begin, read on. We’ll explore the first steps to learning piano, from whether you should rent or buy your first instrument to how to find a great teacher! Setting Clear Goals The very first step is to determine and set some goals. Understanding and setting realistic goals

Are You a Teacher?

Find out how TakeLessons can help you grow and manage your business

Learn More