Some students prefer the structure of working towards an exam, while others prefer to play just for enjoyment. Both options are perfectly good.
At merri bell music all students are taught the skills and techniques required for an exam even if they are learning for their own pleasure. I believe these skills will help them to play better, thereby increasing the range of music they are able to play and consequently enhance their enjoyment.
For those who are sitting on the fence about exams and don’t know whether to take the plunge, the AMEB (Australian Music Examinations Board) has recently published an article that lists five great reasons for sitting an exam. Rather than me repeating all the information, please click on the following link:
If you are considering music lessons for yourself or your child, please contact me to discuss the options. Piano lessons are conducted at my studio in Wallsend, NSW or mobile lessons are available in the eastern suburbs of Lake Macquarie.