Maybe your child has been wanting to learn piano, but adding one more thing to your calendar seems overwhelming.
Learn Piano At Home was created to take your child from being a complete beginner (or who has some lessons already under their belt) to knowing how to play piano by ear, how to read music, correct piano technique, and all about music theory.
The piano courses are for kids ages 6-12 (or for adult students wanting a self paced course).
Piano Course Level 1- Lesson #1. Students will learn about how to sit at the piano , proper form for arms and hands, finger numbers, and the black keys.
Songs taught: "Mary Had a Little Lamb" and "Hot Cross Buns"
Piano Course Level 1- Lesson #2. Play this lesson after you have completed the video, theory homework, and week of practice from lesson #1. Students will review how to sit and about hands and fingers, will talk about note values, and learn how to count basic rhythms.
Song taught: "Old MacDo...
Piano Course Level 1- Lesson #3. Play this lesson after you have completed the video, theory homework, and week of practice from lesson #2. Students will review concepts learned, begin learning the musical alphabet on the white keys, and learn middle C position.
Song taught: "Ode to Joy"
Piano Course Level 1- Lesson #4. Play this lesson after you have completed the video, theory homework, and week of practice from lesson #3. Students will review concepts learned, learn the 5 note C scale, and will begin learning how to read notes on a staff.
Song taught: "Yankee Doodle"
Piano Course Level 1- Lesson #5. Play this lesson after you have completed the video, theory homework, and week of practice from lesson #4. Students will review concepts learned, learn C position, and will learn about treble and bass clefs.
Song taught: "Jingle Bells"
Piano Course Level 1- Lesson #6. Play this lesson after you have completed the video, theory homework, and week of practice from lesson #5. Students will review concepts learned and will learn all about dynamics.
Song taught: "Frere' Jacques"
Piano Course Level 1- Lesson #7. Play this lesson after you have completed the video, theory homework, and week of practice from lesson #6. Students will review concepts learned, learn the G 5 note scale, learn about note direction, and begin learning about the lines and spaces on the staff.
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Piano Course Level 1- Lesson #8. Play this lesson after you have completed the video, theory homework, and week of practice from lesson #7. Students will review concepts learned, learn what a chord is and learn all about tempo.
Song taught: "Ode to Joy"
Piano Course Level 1- Lesson #9. Play this lesson after you have completed the video, theory homework, and week of practice from lesson #8. Students will review concepts learned, learn what a broken chord is, continue reading notes on a staff, and learn what adding a dot to the end of a note mea...
Piano Course Level 1- Lesson #10. Play this lesson after you have completed the video, theory homework, and week of practice from lesson #9. Students will review concepts learned, learn F 5 note scale, and 3/4 meter.
Song taught: "Take Me Out to the Ballgame"
Piano Course Level 1- Lesson #11. Play this lesson after you have completed the video, theory homework, and week of practice from lesson #10. Students will review concepts learned, learn Bb, and continue reading notes on the staff.
Song taught: "Happy Birthday"
This is the final lesson in the level 1 course. Congratulations to you! You have worked so hard! This week is recital time. You will learn how to perform at a recital and how to memorize your music. Then, once you're ready, move on to the level 2 course.
This is the Piano Course Level 2- Lesson #1. Play this lesson after you have completed the level 1 course. Students will review the 5 note scale as a warm-up, begin learning the 8 note scale and arpeggios, review reading notes on a staff, and putting hands together while learning a song.
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Piano Course Level 2- Lesson #2. Play this lesson after you have completed the video, theory homework, and week of practice from lesson #1. Students will review concepts learned, learn about the key of F, continue reading notes on the staff, and piano technique.
Song taught: "BINGO"
Piano Course Level 2- Lesson #3. Play this lesson after you have completed the video, theory homework, and week of practice from lesson #2. Students will review concepts learned, learn about the key of G, the circle of 5ths, tonic or inverted chords, continue reading notes on the staff, and pian...
Piano Course Level 2- Lesson #4. Play this lesson after you have completed the video, theory homework, and week of practice from lesson #3. Students will review concepts learned, accidentals, practicing scales and arpeggios in two octaves, sight reading, continue reading notes on the staff, and ...
Piano Course Level 2- Lesson #5. Play this lesson after you have completed the video, theory homework, and week of practice from lesson #4. Students will review concepts learned, review repeat signs not in the beginning of a song, practicing scales and arpeggios in two octaves, I IV and V chord...
Piano Course Level 2- Lesson #6. Play this lesson after you have completed the video, theory homework, and week of practice from lesson #5. Students will review concepts learned, apply tempo markings, key of G scale and arpeggio, 2nds, 3rds, 4ths, and 5ths chords, practicing scales and arpeggios...
Piano Course Level 2- Lesson #7. Play this lesson after you have completed the video, theory homework, and week of practice from lesson #6. Students will review concepts learned, apply 6/8 time signature, review circle of 5ths, practicing scales and arpeggios in two octaves, continue reading not...
Piano Course Level 2- Lesson #8. Play this lesson after you have completed the video, theory homework, and week of practice from lesson #7. Students will review concepts learned, review D and A scales, learn the D and A arpeggios, practice counting tricky rhythms, reading a chord chart, continue...
Piano Course Level 2- Lesson #9. Play this lesson after you have completed the video, theory homework, and week of practice from lesson #8. Students will review concepts learned, learn the E scale and arpeggio, moving left hand part, sight reading, continue reading notes on the staff, and piano ...
Piano Course Level 2- Lesson #10. Play this lesson after you have completed the video, theory homework, and week of practice from lesson #9. Students will review concepts learned, learn the D scale and arpeggio, tricky rhythms, key signatures, time signatures, continue reading notes on the staff...
Piano Course Level 2- Lesson #11. Play this lesson after you have completed the video, theory homework, and week of practice from lesson #10. Students will review concepts learned, repeat signs throughout the songs, learn about triplets, writing rhythms in 4/4 time, C scale and arpeggio in tripl...
Piano Course Level 2- Lesson #12. Play this lesson after you have completed the video, theory homework, and week of practice from lesson #11. Students will review concepts learned, practice all scales we've learned, review musical terms, reading chord charts, continue reading notes on the staff,...
Piano Course Level 2- Lesson #13. Play this lesson after you have completed the video, theory homework, and week of practice from lesson #12. Students will discuss recitals and memorizing music and have a Learn Piano At Home course wrap-up.