Accessory Spotter: ION Piano Apprentice, Your Personal Instructor

Transform your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch into a portable piano learning system. ION, one of the leading consumer audio and entertainment technology innovator has announced the availability of PIANO APPRENTICE which features a portable lighted-key piano learning system.

Your personal piano instructor, PIANO APPRENTICE, when integrated with the official app would present various comprehensive music learning lessons, allowing piano players to learn from the Emmy award-winning piano instructor, Scott Houston.

Better known as “The Piano Guy”, Houston helps in demonstrating hand positions while the PIANO APPRENTICE keys light up in time with the song. Moreover, the accessory can be used to control many other applications such as the much-popular app, GarageBand.

The accessory operates via CoreMIDI which eventually allows you to control any CoreMIDI app. Learn, play and record. That is what the PIANO APPRENTICE offers.

Other modes will teach aspiring pianists how to read sheet music, by highlighting musical notes, or allow them to play the piano at any octave they choose.

The keyboard itself is touch-sensitive, allowing more music creation while offering a range of volumes. The PIANO APPRENTICE is lightweight, battery powered and also features built-in speakers so you can play anywhere.

The accessory is now available at Best Buy, Walmart, Target, BJ’s Wholesale Club for an attractive price of $99.99.

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