Finding a Piano Teacher:
A Guide for the Student Pianist
Robert T. Kelley
Note: This document is intended to function as a resource for prospective students who are looking for help on learning to play the piano. The material presented here is to be taken only as suggestions.
- Before you commit to piano lessons
- Be sure you have at least an hour a day (bare minimum) to devote to learning the piano, plus time for a weekly lesson
- Be sure you will have the long-term dedication to practicing and studying so that you can make satisfactory progress
- Make sure you will have convenient and uninterrupted access to a piano (preferably a real one with strings) for your practicing
- Finding a teacher
- Find a teacher who is experienced and has credentials (a music degree and/or a teaching certificate)
- Don't underestimate the value of hiring a teacher who is both affordable and local
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