Playing Piano : Reading and Playing Classical Tunes Vol.I
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Playing Piano : Reading and Playing Classical Tunes Vol.I

Learn how to read music and play piano since day 1.
4.0 (6 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,732 students enrolled
Created by Ilse Lozoya
Last updated 6/2017
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 8 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • 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.
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  • 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.

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

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.
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Curriculum For This Course
34 Lectures
1 Lecture 03:05

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

Preview 03:05
Developing a good position.
6 Lectures 20:41

Piano fingering.


Preparatory Exercise


C Major Scale

Complete Routine
Music Theory
3 Lectures 09:21

Rhythmical Figures.

Theory: Musical accidents
Reading and playing treble Clef.
6 Lectures 18:16
Reading Music

Treble Clef Exercise #1

Treble Clef Exercise #2

Treble Clef Exercise #4

Treble Clef Exercise #5
Reading and playing bass clef.
5 Lectures 11:46
Bass Clef Exercise #1

Bass Clef Exercise #2

Bass Clef Exercise #3

Bass Clef Exercise #5
Reading and playing with both hands.
5 Lectures 28:20
Both Hands Exercise #1

Both Hands Exercise #2

Ode to Joy -Part I-

Ode to Joy -Part II-
General information about studying piano.
6 Lectures 26:43
General Information

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

Finding an Instrument

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

Finding a Teacher

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

Types of schools

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

Preview 05:58

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

Study Routine
1 Lecture 00:58
Bonus Lecture
1 Lecture 01:13
BONUS LECTURE: Website, coupons and much more
About the Instructor
Ilse Lozoya
4.5 Average rating
858 Reviews
20,247 Students
40 Courses
University Professor, Piano Teacher, Course Designer.

Ilse Lozoya is a pianist and educator who has been creating online courses about music and  education on Udemy since 2016. She is deeply involved on creating online content with other artists and course developers as a co - instructor. 

Here courses are basically focused on:

- Piano

- Music Theory

- Ear Training

Her courses have more than 15 000 students from 150 countries.

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 as a private piano teacher,  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