FAQ’s – Music Program
- I don’t have a piano at home! Can I still take piano lessons?
- I don’t have a full drum set. Can I still take drum lessons?
- How many lessons do I need to take?
- I don’t have any musical background or ability, can I still help my child practice?
- I don’t have a guitar at home, can I rent one?
A: It is ideal if you do have a piano at home, but you can start lessons by using an electric keyboard to practice on. Most of our students rent or buy small electric keyboards to practice on at home. TIP: Try a keyboard that has regular/full sized keys and a touch sensitive response! A touch sensitive keyboard responds to the pressure you play the key with. If you press it hard it will play louder, if you press it softly it will play quietly.
A: Yes! You can still take lessons even if you do not have a full drum set. Students can start lessons by using a practice pad. This is a small dinner plate sized pad that costs $20-$30 that is used for practicing basic drum rhythms.
A: There is no set answer of how long it takes to learn an instrument. With regular practice a basic level of playing can be accomplished in a few months.
A: Yes! Even if you don’t have a musical background our instructors are more than happy to provide advice on how to help your child practice and grow as a musician! By simply monitoring that students are practicing often enough outside of classes, the student can progress. Some parents opt to sit in on their child’s music lesson to get an idea of the proper way a song should sound or how they should be position when practicing their instrument.
A: Yes! You can rent a guitar at Front & Centre for $25.00 per month.