I started playing piano when I was about 5 years old, and stuck with my weekly lessons and daily practice until I was 15 and schoolwork and exams started hitting hard, at which point I just…stopped. I even took a few lessons. Written by two experienced music teachers, one with experience working in multi-sensory teaching, this book is excellent for kids no matter what their learning styles.
Adult Piano Adventures enables the adult beginner to play music for pleasure while developing musical understanding. This comprehensive "All-In-One" book includes lessons, technique, and theory in a single volume for ease of use. Book 1 presents the fundamentals of music notation, chord playing, and musical form.
Alfred's Basic Adult All-in-One Course is designed for use with a piano instructor for the beginning student looking for a truly complete piano course. It is a greatly expanded version of Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course that will include lesson, theory, and technique in a convenient, "all-in-one" format. This comprehensive course adds such features as isometric hand exercises, finger strengthening drills, and written assignments that reinforce each lesson's concepts.
There are all sorts of ways of learning the piano whether it be by discovery or even rote learning. No matter how a beginner learns, the method books they look to for guidance are really important. Method books are an essential tool for piano teachers.
Being able to play the piano is important for anybody who is serious about becoming a musician. Being able to play the keyboard is the first step to becoming a music producer and these days, it has become easy to learn. There are lots of options at your disposal ranging from in-person training, online courses to self-guided lessons.
Other popular series include the Piano Adventures for adults and the John Thompson piano courseboth of which I plan to cover on this channel in the coming months. Simply go through the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Alfred adult books and call it a day. In the s they decided to specialize in learning materials for students, and the company has exploded in popularity ever since.
If you need a piano lesson book that easily and effectively explains the basic concepts, then this is the choice for you. The pages are designed in such a way as to make everything clear and easy to follow, while the structure allows the students to learn while being away from the keyboard, as well. Plus, the high-quality materials make this a durable item.
Here are my reviews and recommendations of piano books for adult beginners, focusing on some of the best piano methods for adult learners. Whether you're teaching yourself, or working with a piano teacher, the first choice of piano books for adult beginners should be your piano method book. A piano method book teaches you the fundamentals of piano technique, note reading, music theory and has gradually advancing piano pieces to practice on. Here is a selection of piano books for adult beginners I find very successful with my older beginner piano students.
One of the most exciting developments during the span of my piano career has been the huge increase in adults taking up lessons. There are no doubt many reasons for this; many regret not learning when they were younger, while for others, taking up piano as an adult is the next chapter in their growing musical interest. In this feature, I will showcase seven of the very best adult methods available for those starting lessons in