Do I need musical experience to take lessons?
Nope! Most students begin lessons as complete newbies.
Do I have to have a piano to take lessons?
Yes. It doesn’t have to be fancy, though. Any keyboard will do, provided it has regular, piano-sized keys. You’re welcome to reach out if you’re not sure what keyboard to acquire.
What's needed to take online piano lessons?
Besides a keyboard or piano, you will need a reliable high-speed internet, and your camera/computer situated so that you can see me, and I can see your hands on the keyboard.
What’s a first piano lesson like?
If you’re completely new to piano lessons, the first lesson will be an introduction to the instrument, how the keys are organized, and getting accustomed to how to hold your hands as you play. If you have some prior knowledge and experience, the first lesson will be spent exploring what you know to determine where to begin.
How long does it take to learn a song?
Every student is different and has a different amount of time to commit to practice. If you’re able to practice consistently, a basic beginner song should be no problem to complete within the first 5-lesson package.
Not interested in playing classical music?
I let you choose what we work on (unless it’s beyond your current capabilities or you ask for a suggestion). Many students choose songs they came to love because they heard them while gaming.
Will music theory concepts be required?
When done right, theory is something you learn as a byproduct of learning to play songs. Not the other way around.
What’s different about your lessons?
Different people learn in different ways, which means teachers need to teach in different ways. That’s what I do, based on what engages you and keeps you moving forward. Yes, I want you to eventually understand why scales matter. But in the meantime, it’s more important to keep your passion for playing ignited.