Today we’re going to lo at how hard it is to learn piano. The first instrument many people learn is piano – but this is not necessarily because it’s easy. Playing piano proficiently takes many years of practice, and hours of lessons. It takes a lot to go from playing a few notes at a […]
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As a keyboard player, I often have conversations with people who tell me about their aunt or grandma who could pick melodies out of thin air and play it back to them. I have always wanted to do this. When I was a young player, I did not have much of an ear. I wasn’t […]
The hardest part about playing piano is getting your hands to play completely different parts at the same time. Both hands will often be playing a wildly different part – one part can be challenging enough on its own – and then you must play them at the same time. It’s hard! It can be […]
When you hear a song for the first time, it can be magical. You start asking yourself questions like, “How did they do that?” and “What are those chords?” Songs can often sound complicated than they are. When I began learning how to play pop piano (and especially guitar) I was astonished to find […]
I’ve been playing piano for as long as I can remember, so when people ask me how long I’ve been playing, it’s hard for me to give an answer. Without being too dramatic, I believe that learning any instrument is a lifelong endeavor – the you know, the less you know. The better you […]
So, how should you go about it? Get a teacher? Learn on YouTube? Teach yourself by ear? Take an on piano course? There is no right way to learn. Over the years, many students have learned from teachers, from bos and by ear. The important thing is to get started and keep at it! In […]
If you’ve ever wondered if you can learn piano in your 20s, or if it’s too late to learn piano at 30 (or even 40+), then this is the article for you. I’ve been playing piano since the age of four. Maybe even earlier. While I did not always appreciate the lessons when I was […]