Teach Yourself Piano - Self-Defined Musician

Teach Yourself Piano

If you approach things the right way, you will be amazed at what you can accomplish.

Most piano teachers will tell you that you need to study with a teacher for years if you want to make significant progress. Let's put that aside for a minute and take a look at what you can do on your own. If you view music as a task of personal development, you may find that you can be your own best teacher.

Your success in teaching yourself to play the piano will depend on 3 important factors:

Motivation

You need to be in this for the right reasons. Learning a musical instrument is not easy, and it will take time.

The Right Exercises

You must train yourself in the correct way. It is always better to be working on the right thing than to be working hard on the wrong thing.

Sustained Effort

If you put in the right kind of effort, over time you will succeed. Don't make the mistake of quitting too early.

Here are some blog posts on teaching yourself piano which you may find useful:

Inspiration for Piano Learners

Here is some challenging advice. Use it to inspire you to make sure your reasons for learning are good ones.

13 Misunderstood Benefits of Playing Piano

How Long Does It Take to Learn Piano?

Why Should I Practice the Piano?

The one thing every beginning student should expect

Wobbly Walking

How to Learn

Once you are committed to learning, you need to make sure that you are going about it the right way.

How to Use a Metronome

What am I supposed to be focusing on while playing?

Piano for Singers

Playing Piano Without Mistakes

How to Learn Anything

Are you ready to take your piano learning to the next level?

I am developing an online video course for adults who want to teach themselves piano. This course is based on mindfulness, and is a new, unconventional approach. If you are interested in joining the beta program, click on the button below.


Frequently Asked Questions about Learning Piano

Can anyone learn to play the piano?

Am I too old to learn piano?

Is it hard to play the piano?

How long will it take to learn the piano?

How should I start learning the piano?

That doesn't seem very specific. Can't you offer something more concrete?

How should I learn to read music?

What do I need to learn in order to be able to play the piano?

Do I need a piano teacher?

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