Adult Piano Lessons - How to Begin

You're not 10 anymore and you want to learn the piano. You're not alone. Many adults would love to take piano lessons but don't really know how to go about it.

The first thing you as an adult should ask yourself is "what do I want to learn?" Do you want to play in the classical style? You're in luck because there are literally thousands upon thousands of teachers specializing in this area.

Do you like Jazz and want to play the piano this way? You're in luck again! Many teachers specialize in only jazz piano and you can find these instructors by picking up your local Yellow Pages.

What about contemporary/New Age styles? Unfortunately, there aren't too many options available to you here. Especially for New Age piano, there are teachers who can help you learn how to create your own unique music, but these are few in numbers. Fortunately, we have the Internet! You can learn how to play piano online!

It's not as far-fetched as it may seem. The idea of having a private teacher who can look over your shoulder and correct your mistakes and guide you is beneficial in may ways, however, many adults like to work at their own pace and learn on their own. That's why the Internet is an excellent starting point to discover the many offerings available to you.

Online adult piano lessons offer you the opportunity to learn on your own terms, but make sure that you can talk with an instructor if you need to. Also make sure that the lessons include audio and that they are easily understandable.

Edward Weiss is a pianist/composer and webmaster of Quiescence Music's online piano lessons. He has been helping students learn how to play piano in the New Age style for over 14 years and works with students in private, in groups, and now over the internet. Stop by now at for a FREE piano lesson!

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