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Benefits of learning how to play the piano

People learn piano for many different reasons. Come learn to play piano in Boston because they want to have fun jamming with friends. Some learn it because they want to relax after a hard day at work or an intense session at the gym or want to take advantage of the benefits piano can bring them. Others even learn to play piano because they plan on becoming professional piano players. Whatever is your motivation to learn to play piano, it is yours, you should know it and always remember it.

Playing piano has many other benefits like training your brain memory, improving dexterity, and increasing self-esteem. Remembering the scales while you play will maintain your brain memory. Using your fingers to reach the piano keys will improve your dexterity and being able to perform a nice piece of music will make you feel good about yourself.

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Should you get a tutor to help you learn piano or learning alone is good enough? There’s no right answer to that question because it depends on many things. A tutor can help you with many things especially if you are a beginner.

A tutor can help with learning efficiency and learning quality, he can help with learning speed and he can help you maintain your motivation.

It is always a nice thing to have someone who pushes us a little to help us achieve our goals. A tutor can remind you of the reason you first started to learn piano and increase your motivation.

A piano tutor in Boston can also help you with learning speed. You will save all the time you would need to research online on your own because your piano teacher will do everything for you. You can spend all this time learning instead of researching.

Also, when you research on your own on the internet you may end up with bad quality content or things that are simply false. Anyone can write what they want on the internet. With his experience, your tutor knows what quality information is. Your tutor will look at what you are able to do and he will give you exercises in the area of piano you need the most practice in order to achieve your goals in a more efficient way. Doing the proper thing can have a big impact on your learning efficiency.

With a tutor, your time and money are well spent.

There are many tutors available to help you learn piano in Boston. But how can you choose the right one for you? We will cover that topic in the next section of this short guide.

Things to consider when you choose a piano tutor

To find the right tutor for you, you need to consider location, experience, and personality.

You need to consider where your tutor is located because it will determine the time it takes to travel to meet with him. We recommend choosing a tutor that is located relatively close to you, so you don’t need to travel more than one hour. You can look on maps to find out the traveling time either by using your own car or by traveling through the public transportation system of Boston. On the other hand, if you only want to get online lessons through video chat, location is not as important, and you can even choose a tutor that is in another city in the United States.

The amount of experience your tutor has will have an impact on your learning. It is important to make sure your tutor has the right amount of experience for your needs. For example, if you are only beginning to learn piano, you probably don’t need to get the most experienced tutor available in Boston. Choosing a tutor that is a little less experienced will save you some money because tutors that are very experienced are in high demand, so they are able to charge a higher hourly wage. You need to choose a tutor that has an experienced amount suited to your needs.

On the other hand, if you are already an advanced piano player but still want to enjoy some of the benefits of a tutor, you should be ready to pay a little more for his hourly wage.

Finally, you should look for a tutor that has a personality like yours. If you are a little shy, you should look for a teacher that is like you so that you understand each other better.

To do that, you can start by reading the description provided by the tutor on a tutoring website like Superprof. There you can find all the basic information you need to make a choice. If you still need more information, you can send a message to the tutor you are looking for and he will happily answer you.

You shouldn’t worry about making a mistake when you choose a piano tutor in Boston. Most tutors offer the first lesson for free, so if you think another tutor would suit your needs in a better way, you can simply change, free of charge.

Popular techniques piano players learn


Scales are the building blocks of a song. Most of the songs in western music are derived from the major scale. It is a 7 notes scale and the piano is built around this important scale. The way the black and white keys are distributed on the piano represents the tonal architecture of the major scale. The architecture of the major scale is 1-1-0.5-1-1-1-0.5. These numbers represent the tone and halftones.

-Finger dexterity training

You can do some exercises to train your finger to run smoothly on your instrument. Your tutor can help you with that depending on your needs.

-Pedal control

Pianos have 3 pedals which you should learn to control to make you sound better.

If you are still interested in learning how to play the piano, we encourage you to check out Superprof and find your perfect piano tutor! Our tutors offer either face-to-face or online-only lessons. 


🎹 How can you start piano lessons in Boston?

Are you interested in starting piano courses?


There are currently 19 piano tutors available to give piano lessons in Boston and the surrounding areas.


A messaging system is in place on the platform that lets you get in touch with the piano tutors that are offering private lessons on the platform.


Once your lesson request has been accepted, you can begin your first piano lesson with your instructor.


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👨🏼‍⚖️ How many private instructors are available to teach private piano courses in Boston and the surrounding areas?

In Boston and the suburban areas, there are 19 private piano instructors available to teach lessons


Take a look at your teacher's personal ad and pick the piano instructor that suits to your needs. At Superprof, we have piano instructors covering all types of music: jazz, classical, pop, rock...


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💻 How can I take piano lessons online?

On Superprof, you can learn to play the piano online with a private tutor. Whether you are a complete beginner or playing at an advanced level, our tutors can help you.


Many of our piano tutors also offer private online tuition. Around 80% of the private tutors on Superprof offer piano classes via Zoom and most of them give their first lessons free!


To find the available online lessons, just enter your subject criteria into the search engine and select the webcam filter to see the available teachers who are currently offering online courses in your desired subject.


Online courses via Zoom offer you more benefits. You can plan your classes to fit around your schedule and online lessons are often less expensive as the tutor does not need to travel.


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💸 How pricey are piano courses in Boston and the surrounding areas?

On average piano teachers charge $37 for private piano classes in Boston.


The price for piano lessons will differ depending on:

  • the experience of your piano instructor
  • the location of your piano classes (via Skype or the tutor's place)
  • the number of lessons you want to take and the duration of each lesson
  • the objective of your piano classes. Eg are you taking a practical exam or learning for fun?

97% of Superprof instructors give the first class for free.


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🎧 What equipment should you buy before taking piano lessons with a piano teacher?

The first thing you need to do is obviously to purchase a piano.


The price of a new piano can sometimes intimidate new students. If this is the case, you may want to rent a piano to practice with until you are ready to buy your own piano.


Depending on the type of piano you want to play, you may also purchase:

  • books/apps to help you practice at home
  • a piano stool
  • a metronome
  • piano cover
  • an effects pedal

Certain piano accessories are not neccessary in order for you to learn the piano. Don't hesitate to ask your piano tutor for guidance on what accessories you should buy in order to play the music you want to.


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