If you have just started to learn piano and not sure how to
go about to master the skills, these tips are here to ensure you a good head
start in your piano journey.
Practice is always the main key in mastering any skills.
Especially for piano, practice is essential to master the challenging
techniques involved, and to improve the flexibility and coordination of your
fingers to progress faster in the learning journey. It will be good to have
consistent practice everyday so that your fingers will get used to playing
piano much faster.
To make the best use of your piano lesson or your practice
session, it is important to keep focused and avoid any distractions like the
computer or television. Focused
concentration in learning allows one to learn and practice much efficiently,
which allows the learning of piano to have better progress.
Before your piano lessons, it is advisable to read through
the notes given by your teacher so you can understand better when the lesson
start. Sometimes, it might be complicated to catch up what your teacher is
teaching if you don’t read your notes. Reading the notes before lesson aids in your progress in your piano
Do not be impatient
and rush into difficult techniques
Some beginners might rush to challenge difficult techniques but
fail in doing so. It is good that you want to try those challenges, but
beginners must remember that the fundamental basics is most important to master
first as it will be very helpful when you progress to try out other more
difficult techniques. One must have the patience to perfect the basics first.
Listen to a variety
of musical styles
To be able to learn piano more efficiently, you not only
have to keep practicing. You have to also start learning how to hear the
rhythm, chords, beats etc. in any music. This helps you in learning the music patterns and might aid in
developing your own music pattern.
Keep asking when in
Do not pile up your questions in playing the piano, as it
will impede your progress in learning. If you are faced with any problem, ask
your piano teacher or any other experienced pianists.
Have persistence and enjoy!
Finally, enjoy every piano experience! Enjoy the process and
your success in any of the piano skills! Do not be discouraged if you feel you
are not progressing. Learning piano is a slow progress but your persistence
will be paid off!
If you are keen to learn the piano and looking for a
Singapore piano teacher, our agency is most happy to help you to find one
through our Student-to-Violin Teacher matching service that is free of charge!