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Why Do Adults Study Piano?

At Creative Keyboardist, we ask new students about their deepest motivations and intentions for studying piano. As a lifelong learner myself, I’ve found that clarifying my motivations for a learning project is tremendously helpful for enhancing my enjoyment of the...

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What’s the Best Way to Learn to Play the Piano?

We’ve all heard the well-worn proverb “Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man how to fish and you’ll feed him for a lifetime.” The meaning is that teaching someone a skill to meet their needs is better for them in the long run than providing instant gratification of those needs. How does this relate to learning piano, particularly for adults?

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