Beginner Piano Guide

10 Reasons Why You Don’t Need Any Prior Experience to Start Learning the Piano!

2020-03-05T20:43:07+00:00

Discover 10 reasons why you really do not need to know anything at all about playing the piano prior to starting out There are things we all wish we had started sooner. From learning a new language, taking up a new sport, or mastering a musical instrument - many adults simply don’t try to learn a new skill because they think they’re too old to start as a complete beginner now. If you’ve been thinking about learning the piano but have been disheartened by a lack of prior experience, here’s the truth: you can start learning the piano at any age. [...]

10 Reasons Why You Don’t Need Any Prior Experience to Start Learning the Piano!2020-03-05T20:43:07+00:00

What to expect from your first year of piano lessons

2020-03-10T11:15:33+00:00

Learn what you can expect during your first year of piano playing! Yes, It can be daunting attending your first piano lesson but you’re not the only one that’s been in that position and your teacher will understand. Whether you choose to have private or group lessons you’re likely to want to know how quickly you’ll progress and develop your new skills. Of course, everybody is different and how your progress will depend on a whole range of factors, from your natural aptitude for musical instruments to how much time you spend practising outside of lessons. At times, it can be [...]

What to expect from your first year of piano lessons2020-03-10T11:15:33+00:00

A Beginners Guide to the Piano

2020-03-10T11:36:48+00:00

A guide to help you in your first steps of your piano playing journey! When you’re starting out with the piano, there are some basics that everyone needs to know. Here are some of the most important things, including a glossary of key terms, and some basic techniques. Questions that you may have: First, let’s tackle two of the most basic questions you might have when starting piano lessons: What is a scale? Scales are a succession of notes played one after another. The two most common scales are the major and the minor. In most cases, as in the major [...]

A Beginners Guide to the Piano2020-03-10T11:36:48+00:00

5 Reasons why it’s never too late to learn piano

2020-03-10T11:50:48+00:00

Top 5 reasons why it’s never too late to learn the piano Never think that you are too old to learn the piano! It's a proven fact that adults have successfully learned to play the piano to a very proficient standard even when starting at an older age! In fact, playing an instrument has plenty of benefits for adults, whether they’re in their 20s or are enjoying their retirement. If you love music and dream of sitting at a piano playing your favourite classical tune or jazz song, it’s time to stop making excuses and book your first piano lesson. There [...]

5 Reasons why it’s never too late to learn piano2020-03-10T11:50:48+00:00

How to choose the perfect piano teacher for you

2020-03-02T18:34:28+00:00

When you’re taking the leap into any new hobby, finding the right teacher is really important to help you find the motivation and enthusiasm to keep going. Here is our guide to finding the perfect piano teacher for you! Know what you want Before you start your search, sit down and think about what you’re aiming to get out of your lessons. Here are a few key questions to consider: What are you hoping to accomplish? What style of music would you like to learn? Are you looking for group lessons or one-on-one tuition? What is your budget? How far are [...]

How to choose the perfect piano teacher for you2020-03-02T18:34:28+00:00

5 Things to do before you book a piano lesson

2020-03-02T20:07:11+00:00

At the Piano Institute, we believe that piano playing is a hobby to be enjoyed by every one of all ages – after all, you really are never too old to play the piano! In fact, we think that more adults should either pick up or re-indulge in this particular past time, as the stress-relieving, mood-boosting qualities of playing the ivories are remarkable! If you are thinking of exploring the world of piano playing, here are 5 things you must do before you dive straight into your journey of musical discovery… 1. Find your perfect teacher Finding the right teacher is [...]

5 Things to do before you book a piano lesson2020-03-02T20:07:11+00:00

Group versus Solo – Which Sort of Lesson is Best for You?

2020-03-02T20:29:12+00:00

Playing the piano is a skill that many people aspire to, and here at the London Piano Institute we highly recommend anyone give lessons a go. When it comes to booking your lessons, there are two main options open to you – one on one solo lessons with a tutor, or group lessons with other dedicated learners. Here’s our guide to both options, to help you decide which one might be best for you Solo Lessons Solo lessons are private classes with your tutor. They provide an opportunity for one on one time with your teacher, with instant feedback and the [...]

Group versus Solo – Which Sort of Lesson is Best for You?2020-03-02T20:29:12+00:00

I have never played before should I be concerned about learning the piano as a beginner?

2020-03-03T12:00:49+00:00

That is an excellent question, and I understand why you are asking it. It 's okay to be concerned, especially when learning how to play the piano as an adult beginner. Along with all the false myths and beliefs, adults are prone to self-doubt and unrealistic fears. The truth is that you will definitely be able to play the piano. You will definitely be able to make all your dreams come true. But it will require a willingness to study and practice consistently on a daily basis. We always recommend beginners to practice at least 15 minutes a day for six [...]

I have never played before should I be concerned about learning the piano as a beginner?2020-03-03T12:00:49+00:00

Learning how to play the piano as an adult beginner

2020-03-03T12:07:27+00:00

Introduction: myths and false beliefs For many decades now, adults falsely believe that children learn music much faster than them. This idea has stopped many adults from pursuing a beautiful passion, such as playing the piano. Adult beginners are often fearful of getting started because they do not want to make a fool of themselves. It is a proven fact that adult learners tend to be very goal-oriented. Adult learners are much more serious about learning than children. Adults have the ability to concentrate for longer, expand lot more mental effort and actually practice a lot longer. So the moral of [...]

Learning how to play the piano as an adult beginner2020-03-03T12:07:27+00:00