Wednesday, February 28

Music

Piano Teacher Capitalizes on Technology Boom, Earns Millions Online
Music

Piano Teacher Capitalizes on Technology Boom, Earns Millions Online

The piano, first invented in the late 17th century, is most often associated with Western classical icons Ludwig van Beethoven and Johann Sebastian Bach. Certain stereotypes equate expensive, time-consuming piano training with increased intellectual prowess. While it does take an extraordinary amount of effort and commitment to master the 19th century’s most popular instrument, anyone can learn enough in their spare time to adequately perform a few songs. The costs involved in learning the piano are dropping, as well. As a consequence of mass production, some pianos cost as low as $3,000, and nowadays you can often find a piano for free on Craigslist, provided you’re willing to help move it. But the most significant cost to new piano learners is the cost of lessons. Unfortunately, most p...