Online piano lessons bring high-tech feedback to learning an instrument

Online piano lessons bring high-tech feedback to learning an instrument

Nearly every activity has been pushed online because of the coronavirus pandemic and music lessons are no exception. In addition, many kids have been making the most of their remote schooling schedules by learning new instruments. According to a June 2020 survey from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, 38% of parents said their kids started learning a musical instrument during lockdown, and 66% of kids who were learning an instrument practiced more. 

Children frequently start off by learning piano. Comfort with the basics of music – note reading, rhythm, the discipline of regular practice – will also help those who have an interest in other instruments down the line. However, a piano or keyboard is a big upfront investment for parents, both in terms of finances, and how much space it will take up in the home. Then there’s the cost of lessons, typically starting at $30 an hour or more. Read more…

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