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, Mark S. Meritt is New York State’s first and so-far only Accredited Simply Music Teacher. Studying at Mark’s Potluck Creative Arts studio in the Village of Red Hook, NY, this is a unique opportunity for area residents to learn how to play piano with this extraordinary method!
- Shared and private lessons
- Short-term beginner piano workshops at up to 40% off regular tuition — Learn great-sounding songs and improvisation — 6-lesson workshop just $99.00! Learn more…
- 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.
- The revolutionary Simply Music piano method.
- Our short-term beginner piano workshops.
- Piano for ages 4 and up with Play-a-Story.
- 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.