Ambition Performing Arts

Piano Lessons

Piano Lessons

How long does it take to learn piano?

Everyone learns to play the piano at their own pace. At Ambition Performing Arts, we always encourage enjoyment in the learning rather than focusing on the destination. On average, we would say that becoming educated in playing piano takes a couple of years.

Can adults learn the piano?

Of course, they can! It is never too late to learn to play a musical instrument. We encourage everyone to follow their passions, no matter their age. That being said, Ambition Performing Arts programs focus on children aged 0 to 18 years of age.

What do beginners learn in piano lessons?

Beginners will start with learning the layout of the keyboard and the musical alphabet. Note reading is also taught early in the learning process. From there we also practice scales and cords and move into playing songs!

What age is it easiest to learn piano?

Studies have shown that the best age to learn the piano is about 6 to 10 years of age.  The next best age is when you are ready to start!

What style of piano should I learn first?

For classical piano, an upright piano is a great choice for beginners. As your child continues to progress in their learning, a grand piano will become more suitable to their skill level.

What is the hardest part of learning piano?

Taking piano lessons is considered one of the harder musical instrument classes. However, the results can also be extremely rewarding – building confidence in our students. Each student excels at different areas of learning to play the piano, some of the harder parts of learning piano are playing and reading the notes simultaneously and when you begin to use both hands independently of one another.

What are the black keys on a piano called?

The black keys of the piano are called either the sharp or the flat keys, whereas white keys are referred to as the natural keys. 

Do I need a piano at home?

A Piano or Keyboard at home is essential for musical growth, but rest assured that our team will be happy to walk you through what instrument would be suitable for your student if you have questions! We know that there are many options and we want to help you find what best meets your needs!

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