Newport Children’s Piano Lessons
Teaching Young Piano Students
Tuition For Young Learners
When teaching a child how to play the piano it is vital that they understand the importance of regular practice. I usually spend a fair amount of time with pupils looking at the keys of the piano and studying their layout. As the child becomes familiar with the keyboard layout, we then approach music notation.
Very young children enjoy experimenting with low and high sounds on the piano. For a time, this is a very natural thing to do. Many are also fascinated with the pedals. Once the mechanics of the piano are understood, most children are ready to settle into formal lessons.
I usually introduce finger numbers at this stage. We also begin scale practice which is a way of improving suppleness as well as finger strength. This teaches children how easy it can be to travel up and down the keys without getting their hands into awkward positions.
Children Learning Piano
Most children relate easily to finger numbers while they are getting ready to read music notation. All my lessons are supported with a study of Music Theory up to Grade 5 which is necessary if children wish to progress to a more advanced level of pianoforte playing.
As a piano teacher in Newport, I am known for specialising in high-quality children’s piano tuition from the age of 7 years. My lessons are delivered in a dedicated, homely and comfortable music studio (see image left).