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by debtye
16 Jun 2009, 18:17
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: When did you start learning?
Replies: 77
Views: 36484

Re: When did you start learning?

I am 53 and had lessons for a few months before moving to live in France. Now things have settled down a bit I would like to try and get up to Grade 1 ABRSM. As my French is not good enough to get a teacher I am thinking about trying to cope myself (with book and cd) for the time being. If anyone ca...
by debtye
15 Jun 2009, 19:13
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: Learning without a teacher?
Replies: 5
Views: 2693

Re: Learning without a teacher?

I have seen the syllabus for last year, I used to take piano lessons in the UK for about a year or so. But since moving, I have put everything on one side to get settled with the house and schooling for my son etc. Now the dust has settled a bit I would like to try and start again. My musical experi...
by debtye
15 Jun 2009, 12:50
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: Learning without a teacher?
Replies: 5
Views: 2693

Learning without a teacher?

I live in France and want to take the ABRSM grade 1 exam. Do you think it is possible to prepare for this without the help of a teacher, just by using the books and cd? I live in a rural area and unfortunately my French is not good enough to use a teacher here. I have thought about the possibility o...