You have just taken an important step towards becoming an awesome piano and keyboard player.
This is truly awesome!
I can't wait to talk with you about how I can help you with what ever keyboard skills you want to improve!
I have successfully helped hundreds of jazz pianists and pop keyboard players over the past 20 years, as a private instructor and college professor. I am confident that I can help you as well!
Meanwhile, here are a few things you may want to do in order to get the most out of your trial lesson:
- First, I want to make sure your mind is in the right place. This trial lesson is not about you trying to impress me with your playing. On the contrary, allow yourself to talk about your weaknesses! Knowing those is the bases for developing an effective practice strategy.
- It would be nice (but it isn't a necessity) if you could provide me with links to videos or music (or share mp3s) featuring you playing some music.
- Be sure to be properly set up for our zoom meeting. You will receive a zoom invitation from me.
- It would be helpful (again, not a "must") if you are in front of a keyboard during our session so that you can quickly play something for me if asked.
- Think about how much time you are planing on investing in improving your keyboard playing. (Be realistic about it!)
Be prepared to answer the following questions:
- How long have you been playing the keys?
- What is your level of playing?
- Do you play classical music?
- What genres and styles of music are you most interested in learning?
- Do you already improvise? If not, would you like to learn how to?
- Do you play in a band? If so, what kind of a band?
- If you had to pick one topic you want to get better at, what would it be?
- What is your favorite media of learning? Books, videos, lessons, courses, others?