Tools and Tips for Adult Beginners
Realizing this dream starts with some basic tools.
First of all you need
a piano and equipment like a comfortable piano bench, great lighting and perhaps
You need to decide whether you should take lessons from a piano teacher,
preferably specializing in adult beginners, or if you should teach yourself to
You will also need a great beginner piano method directed to adults. Methods for children are not ideal since the learning curve, pace and
understanding is completely different for an adult than for a child (one of the
So make sure to get a great method which is intended for later or
No method is complete without supplementing sheet music. It
may be easier to get the supplementary books in the same series as the method
you choose, but I recommend selecting other piano books and sheet music as
Why not just stick to one book or piano method?
It is important to get used to different types of layout and size of music
notation. As well as not getting used to only one approach to reading music or learning
So make sure to get used to reading lots of different sheet music and styles!