Playing a keyboard was my long time wish. I once asked my parents to buy me a keyboard that costs around 3000 INR. I was studying 4th standard at that time and I used to cry whenever I happen to see a music shop. This made my parents to get me one. They took me to an exhibition in Tirunelveli and got me a tiny keyboard for 30 rupees :). I did not bug them after that and was highly satisfied. I never played anything other than Happy Birthday song.

Now, at the age of 29, not knowing on what to do at home, I searched through my bucket list and found this old wish. Buying a keyboard!

So I hopped on to a music store and brought a keyboard, stand and a chair home.

I have no idea on what to do with these many black and white keys. I’m not going to take music lessons, they charge 20$ for half hour. I’m already broke.

I have decided (do I have a choice here ?) to learn on my own with the help of internet / books and a video lessons from GarageBand of MacBook Pro.



Lets see…In few days I will get to know whether my wish is Playing a keyboard or just Buying a keyboard :D.


  1. Congrats Balu. 29 is not late, I got my keyboard at 55. There are so many books in the market with songs and notes. Its a good hobby, so keep it up. Blessings. Have a nice time.

  2. Oh man, Balu! You rock!

    This is a similarity that we have had with us until you bought a keyboard which I didn’t yet – cause i always wanted to buy one too! πŸ™‚

    Learn tunes of Ilayaraja. You can bag many girl friends. πŸ˜€

    1. Sash, I’m learning the basics now. I’m actually playing with the keyboard and not playing keyboard..hope you know the difference πŸ˜€

      1. Wow, you stop by my blog even if there is no new posts. Nice to have readers like you πŸ™‚
        I’ll write soon, Thanks Sash!

  3. All the very best with your keyboard..even i demanded a violin last year..and my dad actually bought me one. Thanks to him but sadly i just couldn’t learn it..din’t attend any classes for it..just wanted to buy one! Hope one day i ll learn how to play it..hope you learn the keyboard much sooner πŸ™‚

  4. It’s feels great to play a musical instrument.
    I know to play a keyboard although not as big as this one.
    Its one of the best stress busters.
    Keep trying and m sure you will learn soon.

    Here is a link of a great pianist whom i saw performing live once.

  5. Hey good!Soon expecting the tune composed by you πŸ™‚ What else in your list?(Buying things without knowing how to use :-P)

    1. Lots in my list, some are practically not possible :). Yes it’s true, I just learn stuffs after buying them. I did not even have time to touch it after the day I bought πŸ˜€
      Thanks Viji.

  6. awesome πŸ™‚ I can assure you that you can very well master the art of playing keyboard with those good online lessons around and with a lot of interest. I learnt keyboard for an year in school too πŸ™‚

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