Piano For Adults: It’s never too late!

Posted on: Saturday, September 2nd, 2017  In: Blog

Quite often we are asked what is the oldest someone is able to learn the piano.  Is there a cut off?  Is there an age when it just become impossible?  The answer is no.   It’s never to late to learn how to play the piano.  In recent years many retired folks have taken it up as their new hobby.  Playing the piano is a great stress reliever. Much like meditation playing the piano can transport you to a place of peace and calm.  With all that is going on in the world today playing the piano everyday is like a mini vacation.  Doctors have proven the health benefits of playing the piano.  Benefits such as reduced blood pressure, increased cognitive ability and improved confidence and self esteem from accomplishing something wonderful for yourself. Music has that rare capability to transport the listener to another place and time.  Learning to play songs that have been important in your life can trigger the wonderful memories associated with those experiences.

Today we often suggest a digital piano for those wishing to learn or even take up again the fun of playing the piano.  With a digital piano you have some distinct advantages.  First they never need to be tunes.  Second they can be played quietly with headphones. Third you can connect it to your tablet or laptop for a world of learning options.  Today many interactive teaching methods are available for your tablet like the Faber method.  https://pianoadventures.com/resources/piano-adventures-player-app/. The Roland piano company has a bunch of free apps including the Piano Partner 2 https://www.roland.com/us/products/piano_partner_2/.  Just download it to your Ipad, connect your piano with bluetooth and your ready to go.  Now if all of that sounds confusing, don’t worry.  We are here to help offering unlimited lifetime support to help you get going and keep going.

For senior citizens, busy adults, and all of those who always yearned to play the piano there has never been a better time than now to do it.  With modern tools available you no longer need to worry about time.  You can do it at your own pace in any free time that you may have.  As your skills improve you can always take personal instruction to get to a higher level and many teachers today will even teach on Skype or other services to make it easier.  So if you always wanted to play the piano, do it!  With full 88 note digital pianos starting at under $300 the investment to get started is small compared to the awards and benefits.

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