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....

The Right Way to Read Music

Nearly all beginning adult piano students want to learn to read music. I know this because I always ask new students to tell me their Big Goals. Learning to read music is incredibly useful. Reading is the fastest way to learn new music, and lots of it. If you can read...