Technology and online platforms such as Zoom, Skype, FaceTime, and GoMeeting have advanced dramatically in recent years. As a result, deciding between in-person and online piano classes has become difficult. Both solutions have advantages and disadvantages, thus I suppose it is absolutely up to you. Because the quality of your piano lessons will not be compromised by the use of a screen, you can choose your decision based on your lifestyle and preferences. We did not have such a luxury a few years ago, therefore it is worthwhile to explore the new opportunities that the modern world has to offer. Why [...]
Various providers have suddenly emerged on the internet as a result of the recent amazing development of new technology and the realisation that it is now possible to take high quality piano lessons online. It is amazing to see the world coming together more and more and to see relationships being formed all over the world. Some online platforms, such as Zoom, Skype, FaceTime, and GoMeeting, have done an outstanding job, and we can only thank them for their efforts. Piano enthusiasts can now find excellent piano teachers wherever they are in the world, and the best piano instruction is no [...]
Throughout my years of teaching adults the piano, I have developed a unique methodology for adult piano learning and adult piano consumption that is specifically designed for adults to learn jazz in the shortest amount of time possible. During my jazz Zoom piano classes, one of the things I do is help adults learn all 12 keys of the major scale. One of the first exercises that we do together is to play throughout the cycle of 4th in the key and this cycle is called the I-IV- VII-III- VI- II- V-I progression. We will typically take this progression in the [...]
The Online Piano Institute is an online piano academy for adults who either want to learn from scratch or improve their skills on Zoom with highly qualified and experienced piano teachers who have a genuine passion for teaching. It is truly open to all adults from absolute beginners who have no previous music experience to those who are already proficient amateur pianists. I have titled this article “All adults can learn piano at The Online Piano Institute” as I would like to emphasis on the words ‘all adults’. People talk a lot and tend to make their opinion an absolute truth [...]
September 2021 – The second year of an apocalyptic pandemic is coming to an end, and we may soon be entering what has been dubbed "the new normal." I'm not sure what they mean by that, but I am well aware that people's relationships with their laptops and perceptions of the online world have undoubtedly changed. Zoom and the idea of virtual meetings have been around for a while. We began shopping online a few years ago, internet banking has become a part of our daily lives, and Netflix has taken over movie theaters. However, the use of the internet to [...]
Learning to play a musical instrument online via Zoom or another platform, is a great new way of studying music!