3 of the Best Online Music Instruction Products Review

There are many websites out there touting themselves to be the latest and greatest in providing quality online music instruction products. These are sites where once you sign up and pay you are able to immediately download the videos and other instruction materials right away. Here is my review of three of the best.

Rocket Piano (Rock Star Recipes) by Ruth Searle.

Ruth says “people were fed up with the quality of the piano playing books on the market. Studies show that 97% of all pianists discover that learning how to play piano isn’t as easy as they thought it would be. If you use the same old boring exercises and drills that other people use, you’re even worse off!” There are three books with step-by-step lessons, including lots of sound files. The lessons are all laid out in an easy to follow, step-by-step method. They are very easy to understand no matter what age you are and Ruth has gone to great lengths to ensure that you find learning the piano fun!

Rocket Piano also comes with three exclusive computer games – Jayde Musica Pro, Chordinator and the Rocket Piano Metronome. By playing Chordinator and Jayde Musica you learn how to read music, while having fun. The Rocket Piano Metronome keeps you in perfect time! 218 step by step lessons in 3 high quality books takes you on a journey from beginner to advanced in your piano playing. Plus 57 video lessons – It’s like having your own, private piano teacher at your disposal 24/7. You’ll see exact techniques and what they look like. 133 audio files let you hear how each song should sound and what the tempo and timing of each piece should be. This program offers a 60 day money back guarantee and is an excellent value at only $39.95 for the download version.

Jamorama (Rock Star Recipes) by Ben Edwards.

Jamorama is a complete, cutting edge multi-media learning system for the guitar. Jamorama integrates 148 step-by-step video lessons and 26 high quality Jam Tracks for you to jam along with! You can turn the guitar track off and jam along with our drummer and bass guitarist or you can leave the guitar track playing. The song files explain, step-by-step, how to play many popular guitar songs, with new songs being added regularly. Jamorama also offers an acoustic and lead guitar instruction program as well as all spanish version: Guitarra Jamorama. This program, like Rocket Piano comes with the 60 day guarantee and also sells for $39.95 for the download.

WorkShop Live (National Guitar Workshop)

Learn to play guitar, keyboard, bass and drums anytime you want in the privacy of your own home. You can choose from 50%2B professional music teachers offering over 2000 comprehensive music lessons. Each lesson is designed to provide a full week’s worth of learning. You can take guitar lessons, keyboard lessons, drum and bass lessons in any style of music including: Acoustic, Rock, Blues, or Jazz and at any skill level. There are also great seminars on music theory, classical guitar, bending, slide, hand drums featuring Kalani, and more. Learn to play your favorite songs from The Eagles, Greenday, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Gershwin, Duke Ellington, and more. More than 50 professional teachers are featured in WorkshopLive’s online music lessons. All lessons are arranged in courses so you follow a great teaching method that really works. There are dozens of Free Sample online guitar lessons, keyboard lessons, bass guitar and drum lessons available for you to try. All guitar lessons, keyboard lessons, drum and bass lessons contain high-quality video, chord charts, synchronized music notation, guitar tab animation, and printable exercises are also available. A monthly membership to WorkShop Live costs $19.95.

Launching A Music Instruction Business In Memphis

The youngest but largest city of Tennessee, Memphis, is a major manufacturer of piano, textiles, automobiles, and truck parts. Memphis is the home of several Fortune 500 companies and is perceived as a city that is friendly and encourages business start-up, growth and development.

The music industry is hot with benefits such as fame and the potential to make billions. To most, though, the best part is being able to do something they love, creating music. A music instruction business can help many aspiring musicians learn the ropes–or in this case the notes–for success.

Starting a Music Instruction Business:

Start by determining what services your school will provide and the instruments training will be provided in. Be sure you do research and a competitive analysis to offer better services than them and gain an advantage. Once you have sorted that out, consider getting a legal identity for your business, select a name that is apt and unique, and register it. Figure out all the licenses and permits that are necessary and seek professional help from a lawyer if need be. Get adequate insurance coverage to protect your business.

It will be well worth the effort to spend time drafting a business plan because it will help you be aware of all aspects of the business, assess performance based on the plan. Applying for a loan to finance the start-up could also be made easy. Having clearly defined goals will aid you in achieving them and put you on your way towards success. Determine your target market: Will you train school kids or will you concentrate on training adults with a little bit of experience in the music industry?

Select a location that is appropriate, not violating any zoning restrictions and with adequate parking space. It has to be visible so students can access it easily, and it has to be designed ergonomically. Be sure a lawyer scrutinizes the lease.

Determine the kinds of services you will provide research and determine the instruments that are more popular, hire appropriately certified and trained instructors. Determine the course modules and other details such as what kind of exams to be provided and the certificate such as diploma to be conferred.

Make sure you list the equipment, the tools, furniture, and other supplies that will be necessary and shop until you get the best price possible on them. You could use the services as well as products available to help new entrepreneurs succeed.

Advertising and the ability to promote your business are extremely important. Listing in the yellow pages, putting up notices in school bulletin boards, leaflets distribution, frequent advertisements in local newspapers and cable TV and radio will be effective, too. It will help if you list the instruments, the training module and duration plus rates.

These are a few start-up tips for a music instructions business.