Lessons

Reading, writing, singing, listening and spatial awareness are all part of Kids Piano Classes for young children. Beginners of early ages are welcome, especially 3½ - 6 years and the lessons are excellent preparation for school, in particular.

Lesson 1 - First song

What you'll learn in Lesson 1:

  • How to find high and low notes on your piano
  • Pattern of 2 & 3 black keys
  • How to play your first song on the piano


Lyrics
:

Hot Cross Buns!

Hot Cross Buns!

One a penny, two a penny,

Hot Cross Buns!

Lesson 2 - Musical Alphabet

What you'll learn in Lesson 2:

  • Basics of the Musical Alphabet

Lesson 3 - Piano Posture & Engine, Engine

What you'll learn in Lesson 3:

  • Correct posture for playing the piano
  • Correct hand, arm and finger shape
  • How to play Engine, Engine

Lyrics:

Engine, engine number nine,

Going down Chicago line,

If the train falls off the track,

Will I get my money back?

Yes? No? Maybe So!

Ch, ch, ch, ch.

Lesson 4 - Finding C, D & E on the Piano

What you'll learn in Lesson 4:

  • How to identify the keys C, D & E on the piano

Lesson 5 - Rhythm Basics

What you'll learn in Lesson 5:

  • The meaning of and symbolic notation for quarter and eighth notes
  • How to perform rhythms using quarter and eighth notes

Lesson 6 - Finding F & G on the Piano

What you'll learn in Lesson 6:

  • How to locate and identify the keys F & G on the piano

Lesson 7 - Five Woodpeckers

What you'll learn in Lesson 7:

  • How to play the song "Five Woodpeckers" using either the right hand, left hand, or both!

 

Lesson 8 - Rhythm Dictation: Hot Cross Buns

What you'll learn in Lesson 8:

  • The meaning of a "quarter rest", what it looks like and what it does
  • How to dictate the rhythm to a familiar song: "Hot Cross Buns"

Lesson 9 - Frog in the Middle

What you'll learn in Lesson 9:

  • How to play "Frog in the Middle" on the piano
  • How to sing and play the pattern do-mi-so

Lesson 10 - Rhythm Dictation: Frog in the Middle

What you'll learn in Lesson 10:
  • How to dictate the rhythm of "Frog in the Middle"
  • Review quarter notes, quarter rests, and eighth notes