Having taught music for over 15 years I have come across a range of problems and issues when leading a keyboard lesson. The most irritating 'problems' are surely those of malfunctioning headphones or wrong settings. The 'I can only hear in one ear' scenario and the 'My keyboard isn't working' (is it actually switched on???) issues are usually quick and easy to solve, but sometimes students actually have valid problems that need help.
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Here I have compiled my Top 6 Keyboard Complaints along with ways you could solve them.
I never know whether to laugh or cry when I hear this one. It usually starts with me asking students to learn a melody with the right hand only. Why? So that...