I find there are differences between in-person piano lessons and online piano lessons but in general they are both efficient. The most important thing is I can hear what the student is playing. Seeing the student’s fingers is also very helpful but we can pull off a great lesson without having the visual. Although I do teach classical music, most of my students learn modern music. If they are studying classical music, piano fingering is very important and I need to see their fingers but most pop and rock music can be done without the visual.
Another great advantage in online piano lessons is you can study from wherever you are. I can teach you if you are anywhere on the planet with a good internet connection.
I make it very important teach whatever the student wants to learn. I went through the classical method at the start then went to school for jazz. As much as I love classical music, I don’t push it because it can be a little dry and very strict and unless you are one hundred percent aboard this type of education, I wouldn’t suggest it. If learning Beatles songs is all you want, let’s do this and figure out together how we approach that.
The most important thing I want in my lessons is having fun learning this instrument. Not everyone who works out wants to be an olympic athlete but they want to better their lives by being strong and in shape. I see the same thing with piano. I don’t think people go in with the intention in being a professional musician but want to play songs they enjoy. I cater to this need and I go at the student’s pace and try to find music they like no matter what level they are starting. I also teach whatever the student wants to learn. I went through the classical method at the start then went to school for jazz. I don’t
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