One day ...
in September, 2019, a mother and daughter visited my studio for an introductory lesson. Her daughter started enjoying playing piano and her mother signed her daughter up for lessons two times a week. Who would have imagined that several months later, there would be no in person piano lessons because of COVID19...
Recently, I received a heartfelt message from the mother...
"It's been a major upside to this whole stay at home experience...I really have no idea what this would be like if she didn't have music...definitely something that she recognizes she didn't get to do during school...and makes her feel really happy that she's clearly excelling and improving at something. She's having so much fun with it…
My daughter has been loving the extra time to play piano...it's such a joy to watch her develop and to love music--all because of you, Machiko Music!"
We often ask students if there are any songs they want to learn besides songs in the traditional piano learning method books. One day, Izaac told me that he wanted to learn “All of Me” by John Legend.
It’s amazing to see how students improve their learning skills once they find a favorite song. They are determined and motivated to practice on their own. Even if there are tricky rhythms or unfamiliar notes to play, nothing can stop them. I am very proud of them!
FUN PIANO LESSONS FOR ALL AGES
Machiko Music creates a fun & positive environment for students.
Here are just a few ways that we incorporate FUN into our piano lessons:
The use of unique & fun music apps for ipads and tablets
Introduce a variety of music (classical, jazz and pop)
The use of music theory games
Helping students learn the music THEY want to play
Lessons for Preschoolers
Not sure if your child can stay focused over Zoom? Not sure if your child has the interest to continue or enjoy piano lessons?
We offer a piano prep lesson that includes once or twice online lessons per month, music theory worksheets and
Students will learn:
Posture and hand shape
Rhythm and Movement
Notes & Note Values
Musical Alphabet & Terminology
Sound Composition and Exploration
Fun exercises (using music theory worksheet)
Positive emotional and social skills
ARE YOU READY TO SCHEDULE YOUR INTRODUCTORY LESSON?
1. Send us a message below at "Let's Get Started".
2. After the intro lesson, schedule your first month of lessons.
3. Express yourself through the love of piano!
Machiko has been a patient and inspiring teacher for my daughter. She has her very own style and approach which fully engages and motivates my daughter. With a willful and quiet child who doesn't like to practice much, it is important for her to feel understood and Machiko does. With Machiko my daughter is both learning and loving piano. We are so grateful to have found her.