You Can Learn How To Play The Piano

By Terje Brooks

It can be a huge challenge to learn how to play the piano. It's especially daunting endeavour for someone who does not have the skill of hand movement coordination, the ability to listen and recognize notes, the skill in keeping time and most especially for someone who do not have interest in music. This is, of course, painting a profile of a student who does not have any intention of learning how to play the piano. If you have the interest, but feel that you lack the skills, you can still learn how to play the piano. As long as you know how to motivate and challenge yourself, you'll be able to surmount the odds and learn how to play the piano no matter how old you are.

Once you've set the stage for the challenge of your life in learning how to play the piano, keep in mind that anything can be done through consta


nt practice. Considering that you have time at your side, try to tinker with your piano whenever you find yourself with plenty of free time. Develop finger dexterity by pressing the different keys, even though you're not making any music out of them. Little by little as you begin to get accustomed to the note of each key on the piano, you'll soon realize that you can play short notes of music that you remember from memory perhaps a line or a chorus in a favorite song.

Here are some more helpful suggestions that will help you in your quest of learning how to play the piano. Keep in mind that these suggestions will only be effective if you practice by heart.

* Practice playing the piano every day. Practice, it's been said, makes perfect.

* Each time you hit a key, sing the letter out. This will help make you feel the intensity of the notes and help you identify and remember each note you come across.

* Start simple and short. Don't expect your self to play a Beethoven piece a couple of months after you start learning how to play the piano. It takes time. Remember, before you can play the big piano pieces, you need to learn how to play the simple ones first, like "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" or " Mary Had a Little Lamb."

You now have several options to learn how to play the piano personal lessons, lessons on DVD or VHS, and now you can accomplish learning the piano online. The online instruction allows you to learn at your own pace and in the privacy of your own home. Piano is something anyone can master if they take the time. The sound of the piano, when played correctly, can soothe the soul and calm almost anyone. Playing the piano used to take a long time to learn but now, and with modern technology we can learn how to play the piano in just a matter of a few lessons. A new way of teaching can cut your time short when learning to play the piano. There are places online waiting to give lessons to individuals of any age.