I want to learn to play piano, but I only have a keyboard – is this ok?


Technology has advanced to a point where I think a keyboard is acceptable for a beginning pianist for the first year or two. It is not ideal because of the “feel” of the keys. Keyboards have plastic keys which are very light and differ greatly from a real piano which can lead to problems when the student does play on a real instrument. However, if the student has access to a real piano on occasion, in addition to the keyboard, this would help. The keyboard should be at least 61 notes and the fewer buttons, the better. ¬†Keyboard manufacturers love … Continue reading