This introductory course to the Piano is aimed at complete beginners and will teach you everything you need to know to play your first song.By the end of the course you have learned the following:
Step By Step
This course is for the complete beginner. No prior knowledge is needed!
Join me in this comprehensive, step-by-step course designed to give you the building blocks and tools to apply what you learn to anything.
Recap what you've learned so far.
What is a chord? Learn the fundamental rule to figure out ANY major chord.
Can you remember the Rule to work out any Major Chord?
Sometimes Minor Chords begin on a Black Note
Can you remember the rule to work out ANY MINOR chord?
Things to keep in mind regarding Posture, Hand shape and Position
Learn how to put 2 Chords together to form your first Progression
Turn our 2 Chord progression into a 3 Chord Progression with A minor.
Let's add one more chord to make it a 4 Chord Progression
Learn to be flexible with the order of our chords
Starting very simply adding our left hand to our playing.
Using our Left Hand with more than one chord.
Breaking down the pattern we will be using for our song.
TOGETHER, RIGHT, LEFT
Counting out our Hands Together with our Chord Progression
For shorthand use on Charts, Music and Sheet Music, chord names can be shortened.
In our song, we have a new way of playing a familiar Chord
Learn the chords and rhythm for the Verse of our song.
C G Am F
C G F F
Learn the first transition with our Left Hand in our song
Our Last (and most familiar sounding!) fill is learned in our left hand.
Learn the chords we need for the Chorus and revisit a familiar fill.
Am G F C
C G F C
It's time to put it all together and play our very first song!
Originally from Melbourne, Australia, Genevieve is an avid singer/songwriter, passionate musician and music teacher with an eagerness to create, learn and grow.
Gen earned her B.A in Musical Theatre in 2010 at the Victorian College of the Arts back in Australia and completed 8th Grade AMEB in Classical Piano with Honours. After moving to NYC, she received her Advanced Diploma in Theatre and started her own Children’s Entertainment Company after noticing a lack of opportunity for kids to express themselves.
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