PI-101 Top 10 Classical Piano Pieces for Beginners

PI-101 In this 12-week course, you will learn how to play 10 beautiful classical piano pieces for beginners.
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PI-101 Top 10 Classical Piano Pieces for Beginners
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (656 ratings)
27,607 students
Play 10 famous and beautiful piano pieces for Beginners by composers such as as Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Antonín Dvořák.
Learn all you need to start playing the piano, including learning about clefs, notes, scales, and chords.
Plus, learn my favorite piano exercises that will greatly enhance your piano skills.

Requirements

  • You will need a piano or keyboard.
  • Print out the sheet music for the 10 classical piano pieces provided in the course.
  • Each course is meant to last 12 weeks and has materials for 60 hours of student work. Divided evenly into 12 weeks, that comes to 4-5 hours of work per week.
Description

PI-101 Top 10 Classical Piano Pieces for Beginners 

In this course, I will show you how to play ten of the most beautiful and famous classical piano pieces for beginners. I am always available for feedback, dialogue, and questions. As a teacher, my goal is to help you master the piano as I do. Teaching you to play the piano is more than a task, it is my passion. I am only satisfied when I see you succeed! It is my hope that you will like my teaching style and that we will hit it off as we together venture out on this musical journey towards piano mastery. Don’t worry if you have never played the piano before: the first week I teach you all you need to get started. On the other hand, if you already know clefs, notes, scales, and chords you can jump straight to the first song. 

Easy piano is my mantra and making it as easy as possible for my students is my goal. I show you how to play the piano one hand at a time: first the right hand, then the left hand, and lastly both hands together. We start with easy songs and gradually move on to pieces that teach you new and better techniques. This is fun: you start out knowing very little, and before you know it you are playing famous classical piano pieces by Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Antonín Dvořák! I can’t wait to get started. 

PI-101 is the first in a series of courses designed to teach you to play some of the most famous and beautiful classical piano pieces. It is an introductory course for beginners containing 12 weeks of lessons. You may take this course even if you have never played the piano before. Check out the schedule below. 

Learn to play the piano for beginners through step-by-step instructions by experienced and professional piano teacher:

1st Week: Introduction. Clefs. Notes. Scales. Chords.
2nd Week: Learn to play “Allegro” by Alexander Reinagle.
3rd Week: Learn to play “Minuet in C” by James Hook.
4th Week: Learn to play “Prelude No. 1” by Johann Sebastian Bach.
5th Week: Learn to play “Minuet” by Johann Sebastian Bach.
6th Week: Learn to play “Fur Elise” by Ludwig van Beethoven.
7th Week: Learn to play “Ninth Symphony" by Ludwig van Beethoven.
8th Week: Learn to play “Vivace” by Cornelius Gurlitt.
9th Week: Learn to play “Gentle Plaint” by Johann Franz Burgmüller.
10th Week: Learn to play “Finlandia” by Jean Sibelius.
11th Week: Learn to play “New World Symphony” by Antonín Dvořák.
12th Week: Piano Exercises. Conclusion.

Good luck!

Who this course is for:
  • This course is an introductory course, intended for Beginners level with little or no prior knowledge of playing the piano.
  • PI-101 is the first in a series of courses designed to teach you to play famous and beautiful classical piano pieces. Courses to be released in the series are PI-101 (Beginner), PI-201 (Elementary), PI-301 (Late Elementary), and PI-401 (Intermediate).
Course content
12 sections • 38 lectures • 1h 4m total length
  • Introduction
    01:40
  • Name of Fingers and Keys
    03:05
  • Clefs and Notes
    02:55
  • Scales
    02:40
  • Chords
    04:15
  • Song 1, Right Hand
    03:33
  • Song 1, Left Hand
    02:50
  • Song 1, Both Hands
    01:10
  • Song 2, Right Hand
    03:58
  • Song 2, Left Hand
    03:06
  • Song 2, Both Hands
    01:30
  • Song 3, Right Hand
    02:13
  • Song 3, Left Hand
    01:33
  • Song 3, Both Hands
    01:00
  • Song 4, Right Hand
    01:43
  • Song 4, Left Hand
    00:34
  • Song 4, Both Hands
    00:52
  • Song 5, Right Hand
    01:23
  • Song 5, Left Hand
    00:43
  • Song 5, Both Hands
    00:55
  • Song 6, Right Hand
    01:04
  • Song 6, Left Hand
    00:53
  • Song 6, Both Hands
    01:06
  • Song 7, Right Hand
    00:50
  • Song 7, Left Hand
    00:17
  • Song 7, Both Hands
    00:56
  • Song 8, Right Hand
    01:02
  • Song 8, Left Hand
    00:49
  • Song 8, Both Hands
    01:08
  • Song 9, Right Hand
    01:22
  • Song 9, Left Hand
    01:07
  • Song 9, Both Hands
    01:25

Instructor
Award-Winning Vocal Coach & Piano Teacher
Dan Hegelund
  • 4.3 Instructor Rating
  • 658 Reviews
  • 27,606 Students
  • 2 Courses

Now you have an opportunity to learn from acclaimed producer, composer, pianist, and vocal coach, Dan Hegelund whose resume includes studio recordings, Radio- and TV broadcasts, and concerts in venues such as the Presidential Palace of Ukraine, the Latvian Cabinet, the nationally televised talent show, ‘Clash Of The Choirs’, Christmas Spectacular, Coca-Cola Holiday Caravan, Northwest Folklife Festival, and Leavenworth’s 50th Anniversary Christmas Lighting Festival. Dan Hegelund has performed in 30+ countries on four continents, and his music is available on Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon, etc. Some of Dan Hegelund’s past students have been finalists in televised talent shows and now enjoy professional music careers. Dan Hegelund holds an MA from Uppsala University. With Dan Hegelund, you will receive unparalleled, professional, and masterful instruction. Each course—some of which are free—contains 12 weeks of top quality instruction. That's 3 months of masterclasses brought to you–online–by Udemy and Dan Hegelund. Do not miss this opportunity to learn from an award-winning expert in his field. Allow me to take you to the next level, whether you are a beginner or an experienced virtuoso.