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Piano Lessons Southgate, MI

Piano Lessons in
Southgate, MI

Musika has been offering Southgate Piano Lessons since 2001. Our piano teachers create customized lesson plans for each student, and help you bring music alive one note at a time!

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Featured Southgate Piano Teachers

Anne G

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Hello. My name is Anne and I have been teaching private lessons since 2006. I also sing around town in weddings and for special events. I sing mainly classical and jazz. 

Abigail H

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I am a recent Albion College graduate in music education looking to teach young musicians and make music. I am also a music advocate, and participate in research regarding music literacy. I have been playing piano since an early age, focusing on classical and big band jazz. I played alto sax in marching band, symphonic band, and jazz band in HS, and continued marching band and symphonic in High School. Voice was my primary instrument of study during college, and I sing opera, and art song with a special love for Lieder. I currently teach 5th grade flute for the band program where I did my student teaching.

Ellen P

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I have always had an eclectic love for all things music, and enthusiastically share it with anyone who will have me!   There was a piano in my house growing up and I couldn't stay away.  In school, I studied oboe and bassoon.  Eventually I just explored any instrument that caught my interest- guitar, trumpet, ocarinas, panflutes, etc.  I spent a lot of time doing musical theatre, and studied voice for a time as well. Performing was fun, but I found that teaching others is by far the most rewarding.  Playing music is the most relaxing, invigorating, inspiring, and stress-relieving activity I have ever known, and I believe everyone should have that in their life.  My sheet music library boasts classical music, blues, jazz, ragtime, broadway showtunes, pop, rock, TV, movie, video game soundtracks, and more!

Sopita S

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Over ten years of teaching experience

David R

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I'm a lifelong musician, and have been playing piano for 25 years and violin, guitar, and double bass for over 15 years. I taught K-12 band, orchestra, choir, and general music. I was a guitar songleader a camp for 7 summers. I played in orchestras and jazz bands through high school and college. I also play cocktail piano and campfire guitar for weddings and events. 
 
 

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Convenient

People are busy these days, we get that. So we work around your schedule, giving you the option of taking lessons right in the comfort of your own home.

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Risk-Free Trial Lesson

We stand behind our teachers. If you are not 100% satisfied with your trial lesson, the lesson is FREE. Go ahead give it a try, you really have nothing to lose.

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Musika Qualified Teachers

Our instructors have been hand-picked for their high standard of musical excellence & love of teaching.

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No Hidden Fees

We are straightforward folks here at Musika. You pay for lessons, that's it. Choose from our pay as you go monthly billing or opt for a set of lessons.

 

More Information About Piano Lessons

The best instrument to get would be an upright or baby grand piano. However, if your finances are limited we suggest looking into a digital keyboard. Go with the best quality keyboard that you can afford. We suggest a keyboard with weighted keys so that there is additional resistance on the keys than a toy piano. Most digital keyboards start at 65 keys, and go up to a full size 88 keys. You have to consider which keyboard would fit best in your home and your budget. A beginning student should get the keyboard before or immediately after beginning lessons, so that they may begin practicing as soon as the lessons commence.
Musika deals primarily with home lessons for students. The location is the only difference between our in-home lessons and our studio lessons. As they do not have to travel to their lessons, home piano lessons can be highly convenient for those parents and students with a busy schedule - students will need a keyboard to practice on, however. For younger students in particular, having piano lessons in the comfort of their own home can be of great benefit. They will feel more safe and relaxed in familiar surroundings, allowing them to focus on learning and enjoying playing the piano.
Piano lessons are usually structured around a series of method books which are recommended by the teacher, and can be purchased at a local music store or online. Lessons for a beginner usually start with familiarizing the student with the piano as well as beginner level technique. This will include learning the notes on the piano, and learning basic scales, like major and minor scales. Beginners will start by learning how to play scales using the correct finger techniques with both bands until they develop their speed and co-ordination. Eventually students will start off by playing simple melodies - often nursery rhymes - that utilize and put the fingering techniques into practice. Students will also learn the various types of chord, from simple major and minor chords, through to 7th chords, slash chords and diminished chords. Students will also develop their sight reading and music theory knowledge throughout their lessons.
In many ways adult learns have an advantage over young students. Adults have better self-discipline with regards to practice, a more patient and have higher levels of concentration. This allows them to develop the basic skills at a reasonably quick rate. Learning the piano is also a great way of remaining mental active during adulthood, and helps students to improve their hand-eye co-ordination and develop a critical ear. Learning to play the piano in adulthood can be beneficial health-wise, is a great way of harnessing creativity and stimulating the brain as can be immensely satisfying when achieving set goals.
Piano is a great first instrument for children who have never studied music before. Our instructors specialize in teaching younger children, and will develop an individual lesson plan for your child. The youngest age that we recommend starting piano lessons is age 4. The instructor will be able to teach your child to read music, beginning music theory and musician skills, and how to develop a love for playing the instrument.

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