Yes! You can take as long as you need with my lessons, there is no set agenda and the lessons are tailored for each group.
Actually, no, it isn’t. Our experience is that students who learn in groups do better for a number of reasons. One of them is learning by observation, which has been proven by science to enable people to make better decisions themselves.
For Simply Music lessons, it will depend on the size of the group. If there are two students, the lessons will be 35 minutes long. Three students we do 40 minutes and 4 students we do 45 minutes. For private lessons, it will be 30 minutes.
We recommend children be 7 years old to start lessons with this program. If you have younger children, we suggest they start with our Play-a-Story program.
A smartphone, laptop or tablet that you can connect to the internet with. I will provide information to you to ensure that you have maximum viewing and hearing success.
There is a maximum of 4 in each group. The teacher will endeavour for each student to have a turn each week, no matter how short. Depending on what we are working on, some weeks, that may not be possible. Students will then take it in turns to play and get their chance to shine. [...]
The lessons are 25 minutes. All kids get distracted easily and fidget, that is normal! The lessons are interactive, so the children will be doing activities off the piano bench as well as playing. If your child needs to get up and move, that’s fine.
Yes, you will need something for your child to play on. You don’t need to spend a lot of money; an electronic keyboard is fine. Please make sure that it has weighted keys, that you need to press down to make a sound. You will also need a sustain pedal. If you live in the [...]