How to Learn Piano
A piano is such a delicate instrument. As you press the black and the white keys softly, it will respond to you a tune as soft as your touch. Press it aggressively and it will be as aggressive. It can play songs never heard before to all time favorites. There is so much more on the piano than just the looks of pure elegance, style and history.
There are so many aspects of piano you should know in order to effectively play the “king of all instruments”. How effective? We’re talking about professional level of piano playing.
How to reach that level is a very difficult life-long journey. Even if you’re gifted or such, the path to become a professional piano player (or pianist) never gets easy.
So what aspects do you need to learn in order to become a professional pianist?
You need strong fundamentals in order to make a strong base point of your piano training. It can really help you a lot in so many ways. All music you encounter in the whole world can be explained by music theory. So you need to learn music theory in order to know how to learn piano. You can check music theory.net to find free lessons on music theory and all you need to know.
It is very important to practice your scales. This is a very boring exercise but very effective. Check this video.
Looks easy right? Yes it is. But it is a very boring exercise that is why it is often neglected by other piano students most of the time. Here is more!
Now that you know how to play the scales. What should you do next?
Actually, if you’re a lot wiser then you know that you can continue on with the lessons from the video provided and end reading this. But then again, let me tell one last thing that you should know on how to learn to play piano. Guess what it is?
Piano techniques are your “good to go” skills but how can you learn new songs if you don’t know how to read music sheets? It is very important for every person on how to learn piano to be able to read music sheet.
In case you don’t know where to get some music sheets, search in sheetzbox, sheetmusictrade, and my favorite ffpianomelody.com.
You can find lot’s of piano sheet reading lessons on youtube.com. Don’t worry. It’s not that hard. The hardest part may be sight-reading but you’ll be able to master that in the long run. Enjoy practicing!