October 7, 2021

About the Author: Celine Gaurier-Joubert

Founder of The London Piano Institute, Celine Gaurier-Joubert is a concert pianist and one of the world’s leading experts on piano education for adults.

At The Online Piano Institute, we enjoy meeting adults who are interested in learning to play the piano. You may be nervous about taking your first piano lesson, but don’t be; we are thrilled to meet you and assist you in learning your favourite instrument.

A Relaxed and Non-Judgmental Environment

At The Online Piano Institute, we wish everyone of our piano students a good experience and a great deal of enjoyment from their piano training. We place a high value on the quality of our piano instruction, but we also want all of our piano lessons to take place in a non-judgmental environment. We understand that you are playing the piano for fun, and we feel that if your piano lessons take place in a pressure-free setting, you will have a fantastic time.

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Meeting Your Piano Teacher for the First Time

You could be nervous about meeting your piano teacher and wondering if you’re good enough. Don’t be concerned. At The Online Piano Institute, we believe that everyone is capable of learning the piano, and we do not require any prior experience to enrol in our online piano lessons. We don’t expect you to know anything about piano playing before your first lesson, and we are pleased to teach you everything from the start. We are not scared to work with you on the fundamentals. On the contrary, it will be our pleasure to ensure that your piano playing is built on a firm basis.

Our Gentle and Understanding Piano Teachers

We exclusively deal with great piano teachers at The Online Piano Institute who are chosen not just for their incredible pianist abilities but also for their nice personality. You don’t have to be afraid because these outstanding pianists love teaching and specialise in educating adult beginners. Your piano teacher will take excellent care of you and teach you in an understandable manner. He will take it slowly at first, ensuring that each facet of piano playing is mastered before moving on to acquire new talents.

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Preparing Your First Piano Lesson

If you want to get the most out of your first piano lesson, you must be well-prepared. We do not expect you to have any prior musical or pianistic experience before taking your first piano lesson as an adult beginner; all we ask is that you have the necessary equipment. To have a successful piano lesson, all you need is an acoustic or digital piano, a device with a webcam (computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone), and an internet connection. As you can see, it is quite basic and straightforward to set up.

The Content of Your First Piano Lesson

Your piano teacher will begin your first piano session by asking you questions about your history and why you’ve decided to study. He will also inquire about the amount of time you can devote to personal practice as well as your musical preferences. Even if you are anxious to begin playing, do not dismiss this initial talk as a waste of time. It is critical for your piano teacher to get to know you better in order to guide you in the proper direction and give you with the most appropriate piano lessons.

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Your piano instructor is a world-class pianist who knows what he’s talking about. He has extensive experience in adult piano education and knows exactly what you should be shown during your first piano lesson. He understands how much you can absorb and how to plan your piano session so that you are as effective as possible!

What to Expect as an Absolute Beginner at The Online Piano Institute

You may expect to benefit from the best piano education for adults available today if you study the piano at The Online Piano Institute. You can now have access to the best piano teachers in the world, no matter where you live, thanks to the internet and new technology that has been astoundingly developed over the last 10 years. You are no longer confined to your local piano teacher and can now have access to the most certified and experienced piano teachers.

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We have been teaching adults for over twenty years and have extensive experience in the field of adult piano education. It is our desire to assist you in reaching your musical goals, and we will do everything we can to make your piano journey as enjoyable as possible.

We will be there for you every step of the way, even when you hit a snag or reach a plateau. We will never let you down and will be there for you at every stage of your piano development.

Celine Gaurier-Joubert, a pianist, founded the Online Piano Institute because she wanted individuals to benefit from the best piano education possible from the start. Too many piano teachers or piano schools concentrate on children, aspiring professional musicians, or accomplished amateur pianists. She wished to build an adult novice platform that is dedicated to them and where they may feel accepted rather than criticized. She wished to provide an enormous chance for all piano fans, regardless of musical experience, to study with renowned piano teachers.

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As a student of The Online Piano Institute, you can ensure that you learn all of the correct skills from the start and that you receive the best technical and musical coaching. We want you to be a complete musician, so we always mix our piano lessons evenly between piano pieces, technical exercises, and sight-reading. We carefully tailor our lessons to your personality and talents in order to give you with the best possible instruction and assure your success.

Learning to play the piano as an adult is both beautiful and brave. You are making the proper decision by starting a piano adventure, and you will discover that playing the piano will bring you a lot of joy!

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