A Year's Worth of Piano Lessons in One Weekend

Learn Music easily and quickly with accelerated learning techniques. Learn the notes and the basics of music!
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  • Lectures 33
  • Length 6 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 4/2014 English

Course Description

Learn Music Easily.

* Learn all the keys on the keyboard.

* Learn all the notes through stories and color.

* Learn to play songs.

* Learn the language of Music!

This course includes all of the downloads needed, including the music flash cards that are

colored coded with the keyboard.

If you have always wanted to play, this is a most wonderful way to learn. Over 35 years

of research and development have been put in, always looking for the results of learning

music with ease and grace.

This course builds a most solid foundation and then you can continue with music

on skype if you wish.

What are the requirements?

  • There are no course requirements except a desire to learn. A keyboard is not required but helpful. After this course one can decided whether they wish to go further in music and then purchase a keyboard.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course, you will know all of the notes on the staff and keyboard and have a solid foundation in the basics of Music!

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone from the ages of 8- 88. Parents may wish to work with the younger ages.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

Welcome to fulfilling your dream of learning music! All downloads for this course are available at the very bottom of this course. You can download them all at once or as you need them. Enjoy! There is much more information regarding the Cercone Music Method on www.musicsuccessnow.com. Donna Cercone

Section 2: Workshop


Chapter 2: Learning Room Story

Learn all of the keys on the keyboard through a story. Easy to remember!


Learning the first 7 notes on the staff. An easy way to remember the names of the notes when first learning them.


Seeing how the notes fit on the keyboard. Just turn the keyboard sideways.


Learning the next 4 notes with stories and color.


Learning to play the first song.


Understanding how the brain takes pictures and the importance of color and stories.


Beginning flash card review.


Understanding the different octaves (8 keys) on the piano.


Learning the "FACE" notes on both the bass and treble clefs.


Playing the "Face" Song.


Creating the rhythm foundation.


Building the rhythm foundation.


Learning the notes that "live" on the lines.


Playing the "line" notes on the piano.


Finishing the rest of the notes.


Understanding leger line notes.


Learning one more song.


What is the myelin sheath and why is it important in music?


Working with the flash cards and learning the notes easily.


Learning some musical terms.


Continuing Lessons are available and see how it works.


Learning Intervals - a distance between 2 notes.


Setting the foundation for intervals.


Playing the song "Aura Lee."


Understanding chords and their basic "root" position.


The G7 chord and its importance.


How to color music by chords.

Section 3: Closing

Thank you and if you wish to continue music, contact us at musicdc@qwestoffice.net. Donna Cercone

Section 4: Downloads and Flashcards

Here are the downloads that you need for this course.


These flash cards are 2 sided. Make sure that the note on the front matches the note on the back.

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Instructor Biography

Donna Cercone, Learning How to Learn

Donna Cercone has been in the Education and Corporate arena for over 40 years and has taught thousands of students from ages 5-80.

Her unique classroom-tested "whole brain teaching" approach (Cercone"s Mega Learning) has been described as an innovative revolution in teaching with phenomenal results.

The Cercone Mega Learning program (Learning How to Learn) enables students to absorb and retain information at a much faster and sustainable rate.

"This is truly a wonderful approach for processing and applying new information at accelerated speeds."

Dr. R. Lawrence, University of Massachusetts

She is an author with Nightingale Conant, the composer of Hearts of Peace CD and has done many corporate workshops utilizing these techniques plus continually experimenting with them in classrooms and in teaching music.

This method was first tested by Donna in a self-contained classroom of 45 seventh graders whose IQ's ranged from 80-140. It had such great success that at the end of the school year, the 7th grade boys approached her and said:

"We don't want school to end this year!"

Over the years, she researched and used these methods with classes of disadvantaged, troubled and educationally challenged students, always achieving outstanding results. Students obtained high scores who previously had given up on even obtaining a "passing" grade.

With great success, Donna continues to adapt and refine the Learning How to learn - Mega Learning program.

She has worked with color in the educational arena for over 35 years, working with colored filters, colored paper and glasses, finding the colors that would help students read easier, comprehend, understand math and remember better.

Through these methods, her piano students are able to learn to play the songs 500% faster than reading note by note while utilizing the complete Cercone Method. She has found a way to teach the reading of music as we read books.

She enjoys helping people accomplish their dream and make learning easier for she believes that we really are a genius if we can learn how to access the potential in our brain, if we can learn to be "Brain Mechanics" - who know what the brain needs in order to achieve the true potential.

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