Is It More Difficult to Learn Piano as an Adult?

All things being equal, it is no more difficult for adults to learn piano than children. Most adults can become proficient-to-excellent piano players, allowing them to achieve typical recreational goals. Both adults and children have unique advantages for learning...

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

“Teach yourself to fish” (i.e. play) with the help of a trusted expert (a piano teacher), and trust that in time you can become a confident, independent, and highly-proficient pianist. We’ve all heard the well-worn proverb “Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day....

Can Adult Piano Lessons Be … Fun?

If you’ve never studied a musical instrument, you might not know that the “traditional” approach to learning piano, and one still experienced by many children, is focused on 3 Ps:  Perfection + Performance in order to eventually become (if the stars align) … a...

Is It Too Late for Me to Learn Piano?

Is it too late for me to learn piano? Can I ever reach the level of someone who started as a kid? I had just asked my new 20-something student Caitlin if she had any fears about learning piano. Have you wondered these things too? If so, you’re not alone. They’re...