The Sykes Piano method is the best way to learn piano. Its fun. You progress quickly. Sykes Piano uses its own unique method to learn how to read music which is much easier and more effective than other methods. You also learn to play by ear, compose and arrange music. You learn all styles of music, and also learn the styles of music that interest you most. There is the Sykes Little Maestro Program, a specially designed program for 4-6 year olds, and the regular Sykes Piano Program.