You can study the piano online with us via Skype or FaceTime.
The course you choose will depend upon your goals and preference for learning.
Both group and one-to-one Skype piano lessons are a valid form of learning the piano, but it depends upon what you want.
Pros of one-to-one Skype piano lessons
- You can 100% undivided attention from your instructor.
- You can learn really quickly and focus on problem issues faster than in a group setting.
- You can ask your instructor a question at any time during your Skype lesson.
- You can rearrange your Skype piano lesson when required, on the condition that you provide 72 hours notice.
- There is less pressure when learning in a one-to-one environment. In a group class, there is a constant pressure to keep up with the group. In a one-to-one setting via Skype, you can really take your time and learn properly without time pressure.
- In a group situation you may find yourself at the mercy of the slowest individual in the group. You can of course always move to a more advanced group, but in a one-to-one setting your development and progress is more streamlined.
- You can ask questions that you may feel uncomfortable within a group setting. An example of this would be: “What is the exact fingering for the G major scale in the left hand again?”. In a group, you may feel silly to ask such an elementary question in front of the group, especially if you have played the scale for the past 3 months.
- The are no distractions or interruptions from other students.
- In a one-to-one Skype setting, you are in a low-stress environment and you do not have to fear failure or fear to perform in front of others. It is definitely useful to perform in front of others, but this may not be your choice of learning how to play the piano.
In conclusion, both one-to-one and group Skype lessons are valid forms of learning the piano.
Neither option is better than the other, just different.
It really depends upon your individual personality and way of learning!
Most University courses are taught in a group setting, so it is definitely possible to learn properly in a group format.
Learning in a group format will require more self-discipline from your side. (You have to implement the work given and you cannot ask as many questions as in a one-to-one setting.)
One-to-one is great if you want the undivided attention of your piano instructor at all times.
We offer both options via Skype and FaceTime at The Online Piano Institute.
The choice is yours!
Contact us to book your first one-to-one piano Skype appointment
Please click the image above to contact us via our contact form.
Alternatively, you can also write to our manager Stefan Joubert at email@example.com to book your first Skype lesson.
Booking your first Skype piano lesson is very very easy.
Once you contact us, we will provide you with a list of time slots to choose from.
You can then select the time slot that suits you best, make your payment online via Paypal, Stripe or Square Up and then take your lesson at that specific time slot.
If you then want to join a regular Skype piano course we will then arrange your course for you and help you achieve your musical dreams!