Tarik Rahman

Setting Up for Online/Skype Piano Lessons

Tarik Rahman
Setting Up for Online/Skype Piano Lessons

Piano Teachers Connect's online piano teacher Andree-Ann teaches an online piano lesson over Skype.

Skype is very easy to use. After a few quick steps you’ll be ready for your first online/Skype piano lesson. As simple as making a phone call, Skype video calls provide everything we need for successful online piano lessons. 

Here are the steps you can take to get set up for online/Skype piano lessons:

  • Download Skype: It’s free! Just visit the Skype website to download the software you need for online/Skype piano lessons.

  • Create a Skype account: This is free too! You can sign up on the Skype website. Just provide your name, e-mail address, country, and language, and select a user name and password.

  • Test your video: Many computers now come with built-in cameras and microphones. It’s also possible to buy external cameras and microphones, to plug into your computer. Open Skype on your computer, sign in, go to “Preferences”, and select “Audio/Video” to make sure that your equipment is working. If you’ve never used Skype before, try a video call with a friend or family member to see what it’s like.

  • Sign up for online/Skype piano lessons with Piano Teachers Connect: Your next step is to contact us! We can answer any questions you may have about online/Skype piano lessons or our online/Skype piano teachers, and arrange your first online/Skype piano lesson for you.

  • Add your piano teacher to Skype: Once we have you booked in for your first online/Skype piano lesson, we’ll send you your piano teacher’s Skype ID (as well as your piano teacher’s real name and email address). Open Skype, sign in, and go to “Add Contact”. Enter your piano teacher’s Skype ID, click “Find”, and select the result that appears below to add your online piano teacher to Skype.

  • Sign into Skype to have your online piano lesson: That’s it, you’re ready to go! When the day and time arrives for your first online/Skype piano lesson, open Skype, and sign in. Your online/Skype piano teacher will Video Call you, and you just need to answer their call to start your lesson.

  • Piano Teachers Connect is here to help: If you have any questions about setting up for online/Skype piano lessons, don’t hesitate to contact us. We want to help you realise your aspirations in music; our qualified and experienced online piano teachers have the knowledge and expertise you need, and through Skype you can take part in our online piano lessons from the comfort of your own home, and from anywhere in the world!

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