Here are some great articles for parents and older students to read from the Royal Conservatory and other useful sites regarding lessons, practicing and buying pianos/keyboards. Enjoy!
Royal Conservatory Certificate Program Fast Facts
RCM – A Guide for Parents and Students
RCM Guide to Examinations
The Legacy of Music Lessons
Choosing a Piano or Keyboard for the Beginning Student
When is a Child Ready For Piano Lessons?
10 Things You Should Do Before Your Child Begins Piano Lessons
Advice For New (and Experienced) Piano Parents
15 Things You Need to Know About Your Child Learning to Play the Piano
10 Tips For Learning to Play the Piano as an Adult
The Importance of Learning Music Theory
Why Should My Child Participate in Piano Recitals
4 Ways to Help Your Child Practice When You Aren’t a Musician
How Parents Can Help Their Child Practice Piano At Home
Parent Engagement Equals Success in Music Lessons
5 Tips to Help Your Children Practice
Practice and Parents
How to End Practice Wars at Home
Practice Plans, Goals, and Technique
Practice Tips for Making Your Practice Time Really Count!
Why Your Child Can’t Skip Music Practice Tonight
Listening to Music
Time for an Upgrade