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Offline determined2learn

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I'm a convert
« on: August 08, 2021, 09:55:05 PM »
Yes, I thought I could learn to play the piano on my own. I did to a rudimentary level. I've had 3 lessons and WOW!  The abstract things like (Circle of 5ths for example) now make sense and it has opened a whole new world. Chords are so much better understood, 6ths,7ths are better understood. Counting has actually helped me not panic to get to the next note. I still have so far to go but I know I made the right decision to seek in person help.


I still think the internet offers a wonderful opportunity to learn piano, after I get the basics down.

Offline quantum

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Re: I'm a convert
«Reply #1 on: August 08, 2021, 10:05:04 PM »
Glad to hear lessons are working out for you.   ;D
Made a Liszt. Need new Handel's for Soler panel & Alkan foil. Will Faure Stein on the way to pick up Mendels' sohn. Josquin get Wolfgangs Schu with Clara. Gone Chopin, I'll be Bach

Offline scientistplayspiano

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Re: I'm a convert
«Reply #2 on: September 19, 2021, 01:46:17 PM »
I think internet can even be helpful to intermediate and advanced levels. However, without understanding the basics and obtaining the proper techniques, usually the journey stops before reaching higher levels.

In-person teaching also adds an emotion layer, beyond all the techniques and knowledge. For me, I am lucky to have a very encouraging piano teacher. I always eager to show my progress every week.