With more and more people staying at home because of the pandemic, finding a hobby is a good way to pass the time. Using your time wisely and creatively is a great way to utilize your time as well as give you a sense of accomplishment during these unprecedented times. One way to do that is to learn how to play an instrument. Music brings people together and is a skill that everyone should have.
Online lessons can improve your life with productivity and be an effective way to learn a new skill.
Music is a creative way to express yourself. Practicing on your own is a great way to build mental strength, discipline, and good exercise for your brain. It also adds stress relief and a way to decompress from the day. Finding a music teacher online is a great way to invest your time and money and can be good for any skill level.
So what are some of the benefits of online music lessons?
Traveling is not required. You don’t have to worry about getting to your lesson in time or worry about the rules and restrictions taking place in the world due to COVID. From the comfort of your home, you can schedule your private lessons at a time that suits you and learn in an environment that is comfortable for you.
After class, you are able to practice what you learned immediately and retain what you learned better. Online weekly music lessons are a great way to save time, energy, and money.
Music classes online allow for teachers and students to create a platform where they can collaborate and discuss lesson plans, answer questions and learn together through technology. Now students have access to incredible musicians and teachers that might or might not have been accessible in their area.
With Zoom, the student is able to record the music lesson, share screens during the lessons, and be able to go back and rehearse and practice what was covered in class that day. This is a great way to ensure you are never missing topics, you can go back and refresh what was learned and use the recordings as a reference during your musical journey.
Recorded weekly and bi-weekly lessons gives teachers a tangible way to share their lesson plan with the student and allows the student to build a library of resources around them and customize their learning experience when they are practicing alone at home after their online lesson.
Greg Dayton has over 30 years of experience performing and teaching; degrees from Harvard University, Berklee College of Music; inducted in the New York Blues Hall of Fame 2016 as well as a successful songwriter and recording artist for Ropeadope/Modern Icon Recordings. Parents of students and students alike highly recommend Greg for their music lessons as he fosters, engages, and excites his pupils during their pursuit to become musically fluent.
Greg’s approach to teaching is to foster every student's unique strengths and provide them with the fundamentals so they can understand the information they need to know in order to play, perform and have fun with their instruments. He creates personalized lessons according to the desires, skills, and abilities of the student, understanding that every student is unique and will learn differently.
Music is a great outlet for expression, a great way to connect with people, and a passionate pursuit that will uplift your life in many ways. Regardless of your learning goals and music learning activities, listening to music and learning music often provides you with the desire to progress. Greg introduces the blues as the essential ingredient in learning how to improvise in rock, jazz, bluegrass, and many other styles.
There is no reason to identify with boredom. Use your time wisely and take this opportunity to learn to play music. Your starting level of proficiency is not important.
Greg teaches a multitude of instruments and styles, such as:
Guitar: Acoustic, electric, fingerstyle, slide
Self-accompaniment for singers
Online Lessons: Pop, rock, blues, jazz, country, folk, classical. Ages 7 and up are welcome.
Playing and studying music inspires, heals, and transforms us on countless levels, and everyone can do it. The lessons are all catered to individual goals and tastes in music, and we always keep it fun. Start your music journey today and learn from one of the best.