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Keyboard or Piano? A Teacher’s Perspective.

Keyboard or Piano? A Teacher’s Perspective.

As a teacher, I experience inner conflict or dissonance, if you will, when an enthusiastic bright-eyed learner begins lessons with a keyboard as the home instrument. I thrive on bringing music into the life of this person, developing the ability to play, no matter the type of instrument. Yet, so often just around the corner, there arises a reluctance to practise followed by teacher and/or parental pressure to “nag” about this much-needed practice. The student’s initial enthusiasm wanes. Could a key motivator for the learner be the quality of sound produced by the instrument?

“What Piano Is Suitable For My Child?”

“What Piano Is Suitable For My Child?”

The most difficult thing any parent has to ask themselves when their children start piano lessons is a no-brainer: what should I get for my child to practice on? You have three options: Keyboards, digital pianos, and acoustic pianos...

So you’ve decided to buy a piano?

So you’ve decided to buy a piano?

So you’ve decided to buy a piano?
This could likely be the third most expensive investment you will make after a house and car.

Where to begin and who to trust?