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Frequently asked questions

Here are the most common questions that people ask before starting piano lessons. A key reason to study music is to enhance valuable life skills, such as intelligence, creativity, discipline, focus, reading, spatial thinking and personal drive.

Too soon to start?

Any age is a good age to start. Generally a six-year-old student has the language skills and focus to succeed.
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Is it too late?

Of course not. Adults are usually surprised at how quickly they progress in such a short period of time.
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How long to practice?

Two, 15-minute practice sessions daily are sufficient for a beginner to see progress.
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How often to practice?

Schedule it into your day. Regular practice makes piano playing fun, but it is less likely to happen on its own.
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Home practice location?

Set up a comfortable spot in your home to practice (preferably the student is not too isolated).
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Music and Your Brain

Adding words to your rhythm challenges can make your practice easy, and more fun! Here are a few examples of words and phrases that you might try.