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The Piano Player #52., How to Start Playing Piano
January 12, 2020

Tips & Tools for Piano Players

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"The Piano Player"-- Issue #52, January 2020

In This Issue:

Adult Piano Lessons Benefits and Advantages

How to Play the Piano

Beginner Piano Lessons for Adults

Got Piano Questions?

Piano Question of the Month

Piano Sheet Music and Books

Comments? Ideas? Feedback?



How to Start Playing the Piano

What to Do & What You Need

Ready to start learning the piano? You know that it's never too late to learn something new. And that applies to learning the piano as well!

You can learn the piano at any age, so just do it! Here you'll find my best tips on how to. The piano is such a versatile instrument, and there are as many ways of learning as there are ways to play it. You can learn to read music, or learn by ear- it really doesn't matter as long as you enjoy it!

Make sure to visit my online piano lessons especially tailored for adult beginners, as well as some selected sheet music for adult beginners.

Have fun, and have a Happy New Musical Year!


Adult Piano Lessons Benefits and Advantages

"Am I too old to begin adult piano lessons?” The answer is: Of course not! You can begin piano lessons as an adult, teenager or as a child- any age is fine.

There are plenty successful pianists, both professionals and amateurs that started adult piano lessons as an older beginner. So let’s just dispel this myth once and for all: You are never too old to learn the piano!

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How to Play the Piano

So you have decided to learn how to play the piano? So how do you play the piano? Do you need to learn to read music to play, or?

The piano is a superstar instrument with many talents. There are many styles and ways to play. The piano is like an orchestra, you could say that with ten fingers you can play ten different instruments!

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Beginner Piano Lessons for Adults

Let's play the piano! Learn the first steps here with free beginner piano lessons for adults. The beginner piano lessons here will teach you about the layout of the keyboard, how to hold your hands, piano fingering and the names of the keys, and much more.

You will also learn to start reading music, plus a lot of other tips and tricks along the way.

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Got Piano Questions?

Ask your piano related questions here: Piano Q & A
And music theory questions here: Music Theory Q & A



Piano Question of the Month

Inability to Really Progress

Hello! I am a 65 year old woman who have been taking piano lessons for the past 6 and a half years, but I am just now completing book 3A in Faber's Piano Adventures.

I practice everyday for at least 30 minutes, but I'm only able to play what I am currently working on. When I go back to the beginning of my book, I can't play the pieces that I learned previously.

Recently, my piano teacher gave me a very simple 2 line piece to sight read, and I couldn't do it initially until I practiced it independently for about 10 to 15 minutes..

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Piano Sheet Music and Books

Adult Beginner Piano Sheet Music & More

When learning to play piano you first of all need beginner piano sheet music and books of high quality.

Here are my tips and recommendations of some of the best supplementary piano sheet music books especially for adult learners.



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Comments? Ideas? Feedback?

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Happy Practicing!

Your Online Piano Coach,


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