By: Aiden Bigeon
Many people that are interested in taking piano lessons don’t have a piano at home. There’s not enough room or it’s too expensive or you have some ambivalence about the sincerity of your commitment. This is particularly important if you are thinking of giving lessons to your child. And yes. It takes a lot of practice.
You might want to consider an initial investment in a rollup piano keyboard. It’s an inexpensive device that you might find useful in helping you or your youngster to learn the piano and clear up any uncertainty you might have about making a long-term commitment to becoming a talented piano player.
A rollup piano can be played anywhere. And it can fit into your backpack, tote bag, briefcase or purse. Its battery operated and unfolds into a mat with normal sized keys that make very realistic sounds. Rollups are inexpensive (usually under $100) and you can practice almost anywhere (they have headphone output that can block external sounds).
A rollup piano keyboard can be a useful gift that’s much less expensive than buying a grand piano or an electronic keyboard. If you know someone who’s interested in learning to play, the rollup could be the ideal solution. They have an authentic sound with several options such as harpsichord, organ, violin, sax, trumpet and more. This can be not only for the piano enthusiast but also for any music lover. A child or an adult would get a kick out of a great gift like the rollup piano.
Here are some suggestions that will help you with your rollup piano keyboard practice:
• Don’t forget about the Internet. The web has lots of free information including practice sheets, downloadable music and even online courses that can help you to become a more talented pianist.
• Try to play every day. If you play every day, you will become more proficient, quicker.
• Take the time to warm up before playing. Your fingers need to stretch and become flexible with your practice drills to help you play skillfully. Every concert pianists know the value of a warm-up.
• Learn some music theory. The more time you spend learning the theory behind music such as reading music and tempos, the quicker you will be able to simply open up a music book and play whatever song you like.
• Whether you are a young child or a mature adult, you can learn to play a musical instrument, learn new language, or any other undertaking you are willing to devote time and practice. With effort and determination, just about anyone can learn a new skill.