Simply Music is a revolutionary, Australian-developed piano learning method that offers a breakthrough in music education. This remarkable approach has students of all ages playing great-sounding contemporary, classical, gospel, blues and accompaniment pieces — immediately — from their very first lessons.
A pianist/keyboardist/composer with credits in NYC and on national TV and honors from national songwriting competitions, Master Simply Music Teacher Mark S. Meritt is New York’s most experienced teacher of this method. He is currently based in Schenectady, and you can also study with him online from anywhere in the world.
- Shared and private lessons
- Short-term beginner piano workshops
- Unable to take lessons in person from Mark or any other Simply Music teacher? Study with Mark with live online piano lessons in your own home.
Simply Music Piano lessons and Beginning Piano Workshops, including the Ensemble Accompaniment Workshop, the Improvisation Workshop, and the Play with Simply Music self-study program, are part of our Cooped-Up Creativity offerings that you can take advantage of by online video conference from anywhere in the world, in the comfort of your own home!
- The revolutionary Simply Music piano method.
- Our short-term beginner piano workshops.
- Taking piano lessons live online via videoconference.
- The many advantages of shared lessons.
- Determining an appropriate age for starting lessons.
- See the latest from the Potluck Creative Arts Lesson Line, a newsletter providing special information and useful tips to help make your piano lesson experience as successful as possible!
Ongoing lessons or short-term beginner piano workshops • Lessons in person or online • Family discounts available • Tailor workshops
You may also enjoy learning about these other services:
- Songwriting Workshops — Mark can facilitate a group in writing an original song, from scratch, in a single session, whether or not you have any experience creating music or lyrics. Enroll your elementary school-aged kids in ongoing workshops, or commission a workshop especially for your own group.
- Singalong Workshops — Fun Singalong Workshops for all ages — ideal for parents and their young children, but great for anyone. Also, tailor Singalong Workshops for your group.
- Creativity Coaching — Mark can coach you in developing your own original creative work.
- Piano/Keyboard Performance and Singalong — From Ragtime to Rock and everything in between, Mark can perform music to fit any occasion or play for your “piano bar” singalong or private karaoke night.