New technology continues to pare down certain jobs. Piano teacher seems to be next – or maybe it will soon if more people try the Piano Apprentice from Ion Audio.
This piano teaching tool is made for the iPad, iPod and iPhone. Simply connect your device, download the free app, and start playing piano instantly. Piano Apprentice is a portable 25-note keyboard with built-in stereo speakers that deliver authentic piano sound and keys that respond to your touch.
It’s easy to follow along as acclaimed piano instructor Scott Houston, aka the Piano Guy, appears on the screen demonstrating how to play while the actual keys on the device light up showing you where to place your hands.
The app will even teach you how to read real music notation.