Listening to music and experiencing is the most important part of learning to play. Take advantage of what NYC has to offer this fall with these family friendly events.
People ask us if it's ok to start out on a keyboard or if a piano is necessary. A piano would be the ideal but a keyboard can be just as good, sometimes even preferable. Keyboards are more helpful for DIY music production and can teach students about sound design. As a working musician, most my performances are on keyboards. I practice mostly on an upright. Below are our recommendations for each.
In 2016 the popular family blog Macaroni Kids East ran a featured article on WillYouLearn. They talked about our recital and got in a few words about our approach. Check it out by clicking "Read More"
One thing all the good and memorable teachers I've had in my life have in common is that they could made me laugh. From a high school history teacher who threw erasers at sleeping students to a grad professor who could tell you you sound terrible in a way that made you look forward to hearing it. They weren't all Jerry Seinfeld but they had humor in their own way. Some witty, some dry, some sarcastic, some even a bit shocking, but all funny. I remember these teachers more vividly than the rest and I remember their lessons more clearly. Is there a correlation between laughter and learning?