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What makes for long term success at the piano?
I sat down a couple days ago and worked out that I’ve taught many thousands of piano lessons. Thats a lot of teaching, and a lot of students!! After a while, you can’t help but see patterns and trends; who is successful and who gets frustrated and gives up.
My students range in age and ability quite a bit, from 4-year-old beginners to very advanced high schoolers and advanced musicians. If I were to pick *one* factor that predicts success at the piano, regardless of age and level, it would be this:
A Regular practice time that is adhered to every day; e.g. “30 minutes at 3:30 every day”.
If you’re a parent, you can add a second crucial element:Details
1. Pianos should be kept on inside walls.
This probably dates back to a time when homes didn’t have central heating systems. Pianos are much more sensitive to humidity than temperature. It is not advisable to place pianos on top of heating vents where the soundboard would be exposed to hot, dry air. Direct sunlight will fade wood finishes. If the piano must be placed in direct sunlight an ebony or white polyester finish is preferable.Details