Things you should know about online lessons
- All you need is an electronic keyboard in good working order to start.
- Six years old is a great age for children to begin.
- Parents should be close by as children may need guidance during a lesson.
- Beginner students should be able to practice roughly 15 minutes per day, at least 5 days out of 7. More advanced students should plan for a half hour per day.
- Students are responsible for purchasing books to go along with lessons.
- Payment is due in advance of lessons. I accept Venmo, Paypal and Credit Card payments.
- A good internet connection is required. I will connect with students through Zoom, Google Hangouts or Facetime.
About the Teacher
Mary Doane is a Dover, New Hampshire based performer, teacher, accompanist and choral conductor who strives to guide students of all ages in a joyful exploration of music through creative, personalized piano instruction.
Miss Mary holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Music and Elementary Education from the University of Southern Maine and a Master’s Degree from Boston University. While at USM, she studied with Thomas Bucci. Earlier studies were with Rebecca Rodenberg. Additionally, Mary studied organ with Mr. Douglas Rafter and Dr. Polly Brecht.
Mary has been Minister of Music at First Unitarian Universalist Society of Exeter, NH for the past 20 years and previously served as music director at Cape Elizabeth, ME, United Methodist Church. Mary has been teaching piano for 35 years. In that time, hundreds of children and adults have experienced her energetic, thoughtful way of teaching.
Here’s what lessons are like:
Books I Use
Online Piano Lessons are perfect for
- Children ages 6 and above
- Tweens and teens who are beginners and intermediate students
- Adults looking to learn a new skill, but unable to travel due to work or family obligations
- Anyone looking for a super-convenient way to learn to play music
A 61 note keyboard in good working order is sufficient for a beginner (first 2 years). Keyboard should be located in a quiet room.
– Jim –
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