Playing Piano : Reading and Playing Classical Tunes Vol.I

Learn how to read music and play piano since day 1.
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  • Lectures 34
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 10/2015 English

Course Description

This course would guide you to start playing the piano and reading music in general. Learn how to read treble and bass clef. Through 100% practical lectures you will start reading and playing since day 1. It has been just updated on december 23!!

Because developing a good position is necessary to have the proper piano technique, this course will show a very easy routine in order to make your fingers become stronger and without any stress, preventing injuries.

This course has been specially designed to those people that are considering to take piano lessons. What makes the learning experience a success? You will know important considerations that will make you start your piano lessons successfully and prevent you from quiting

Learn how to develop a good study routine in order to make your daily session a satisfactory experience.

We will analyze how to decide between a music academy or a private teacher, we will take a quick overview to the online lessons delivery service .

Join this course and improve your piano experience

What are the requirements?

  • You need a keyboard to practice. You do not neccessarily need to have an acoustic piano, any keyboard or midi controller would work.
  • A computer and internet conection is required.
  • Basic music knowledge like the name of the notes is required.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn an easy to follow routine to develop a good hand position and stronger fingers.
  • You would be able to start playing piano reading treble and bass clef.
  • Understand how to develop an efficient study routine.
  • You would understand how piano lessons are developed and what do you must consider if you want to take private lessons or attend a music academy.

Who is the target audience?

  • If you are planning to start piano lessons this course is for you.
  • If you want to learn to read music and apply that knowledge to the instrument, this course will guide you step by step in the process.

What you get with this course?

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

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

Welcome to this course! Get familiar with the course content.

Section 2: Developing a good position.
Developing a good position

Piano fingering.

Preparatory Exercise
C Major Scale
Complete Routine
Section 3: Music Theory
Rhythmical Figures.
Theory: Musical accidents
Section 4: Reading and playing treble Clef.
Reading Music
Treble Clef Exercise #1
Treble Clef Exercise #2
Treble Clef Exercise #3
Treble Clef Exercise #4
Treble Clef Exercise #5
Section 5: Reading and playing bass clef.
Bass Clef Exercise #1
Bass Clef Exercise #2
Bass Clef Exercise #3
Bass Clef Exercise #4
Bass Clef Exercise #5
Section 6: Reading and playing with both hands.
Both Hands Exercise #1
Both Hands Exercise #2
Both Hands Exercise #3
Ode to Joy -Part I-
Ode to Joy -Part II-
Section 7: General information about studying piano.
General Information

Finding the most suitable type of piano, this lecture explains the main characteristics of each type of piano.


Finding the correct teacher can be struggling, this lectures gives you importat tips to find it.


Understand and identify the main types of music schools, knowing how they work.


Get familiar with this kind of educational model, understanding its characteristics, benefits and important considerations.


A successful musical experience requires an excellent study routine, this lecture gives you important recommendations about the subject.

Section 8: Congratulations!
Section 9: Bonus Lecture
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Instructor Biography

Ilse Lozoya, University Professor, Piano Teacher, Course Designer.

Ilse Lozoya has been a piano teacher for the last 17 years, her experience teaching young kids includes the Yamaha Program and now she is a Certified Suzuki Piano Teacher

For the last 7 years she has been a higher education teacher in local music universities. Her academic degrees include:

Music Bachelor´s Degree by Universidad de Guadalajara (UDG)

Master´s Degree in Education by Universidad Tecnológica de México (UNITEC)

University Teaching 101 by Johns Hopkins University through Coursera

Liderazgo en gestión educativa estratégica a tráves del uso de la tecnología by Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM)

Foundations of Teaching for Learning Specialization Program by Commonwealth Education Trust

Virtual Teacher Program Specialization by UCI Extension Continuing Education

Currently besides her daily academic activities, she is developing virtual piano courses in order to reach people who don´t have the opportunity to take regular piano lessons, she has a blog and she is preparing an E-book

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