Composer Spotlight: Jeanine Yeager

Jeanine Yeager is one of my favorite composers of piano teaching pieces. I first became acquainted with Jeanine’s music via her Fresh Impressions series, which I discovered when looking for “New Age” student repertoire. Jeanine was kind enough to take time away from...

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...

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...