All of us have childhood ambitions that we’ve either attempted to pursue or decided to let go due to various reasons. We’ve grown up but still, the urge to achieve our dreams persists. Thankfully, we have the means to do something about it.
Subsequently, you should obtain some musical lessons before you begin to play. Training manually in playing the piano is got to be as good as unattainable if you have not had some proficient training in connection with other instrument. This will allow you to be familiar with how to understand and actually read music prior to teaching yourself to engage in playing any instrument.
Your first option when you are looking at getting website is to find a private tutor in your local area and signing up for lessons. You should be warned, however, that the average cost of getting lessons from a teacher is about fifty dollars per hour. You will also have to factor in any transportation costs, and if you live quite a distance away from an instructor this can be very expensive. If this is not in your budget then do not despair. The next option is cheaper.
Piano posture is important for all beginner and advanced players. Most importantly, you want to be comfortable at the piano. Sitting with your nose directly in the middle of the range of piano keys is the best place to sit. Where is Middle C you ask? You will find that the white key to the left of the 2 black keys is the “C” key. In fact, all of the “C’s” are to the left of the 2 black keys.
Parents should encourage their child if they desire to play an instrument. Studies have even showed that students who were in band, were better in math, LOL! That was never my case though, I still suck at math, and probably always will. Playing an instrument opens many new doors of opportunity for your student, like getting out of class to march in parades once in awhile, or playing at pep rallies, football games, and other activities.
I joined the high school jazz band in11th and 12th grade, that added fun to my day as it was the first hour, and if the band director was in the right mood, we could get him to BS the whole hour about funny stuff. It have me more opportunity during the year to get out of class, and play at other events in the area. Regular band was third hour, so my morning was pretty musical, and these classes provided an easy grade. I played in three high school musical productions, that was a lot of fun, and gave me more playing experience as well.
Model good friendships. Parents can do this by treating each other with respect and show their teens what a healthy relationship looks and feels like. You can model this by being loving towards each other, treating each other with respect, and always trying to have a good time with each other.
Add 18 years to my 65 and that gets me to age 83. With the life expectancy of the average American, white male being 75, I’ll be dead long before they can legally kick me out! A brilliant plan, really, except for the part where I die.