Between work, school, family commitments, and our children’s various extracurriculars, most of us have full lives and busy schedules. You might already be asking yourself, “How will I make time for music lessons? How far will I need to travel to my lesson? What if I can’t find a teacher at a time that works for me? How much of a weekly time commitment will music lessons be?”
About Anne BeckAnne Beck is an on-staff creative writer at The Music Studio Atlanta and Courtnay & Rowe Music Academy. She is also a music teacher at Courtnay & Rowe, which gives her direct experience with students and parents and an inside look at the way music lessons run.
When beginning music lessons, determining the style of music you want to play is another important step to ensuring the best learning experience. Since there is such a large variety of musical options in today's world, knowing your favorite type of music can not only help you find the right teacher for your needs but may also influence your choice of instrument.
Our last post in this series focused on finding a teacher who is skilled in the musical styles you want to learn. But perhaps you are not entirely sure what to choose among all the different instruments available. Here are some of the most common options.
When choosing a music lessons provider, it is important to find out what teaching styles they offer. What type of music do you enjoy listening to the most? Are there particular songs you want to be able to play? What musical styles would you be most motivated to practice?