Beginner Piano Foundations – Part 1

Follow the sections below to work through this learning track:
Section 1

Start here

If you've never studied piano, this is the course to get you started.

1
Introduction to the Keyboard

Complete Beginners, welcome to your first piano course, the Introduction to the Keyboard. You'll learn note names, proper technique, stretches, exercises, note/chord reading, improv, & more.

Section 2

First Keys

Master the building blocks of music with scales, chords, progressions, and fun lead sheets.

1
Key of C Major

Learn the most important fundamentals for the Key of C Major with the scale, diatonic chords, and common chord progressions. Then put it all together with Jonny's Canon.

2
Key of A Minor

Learn the most important fundamentals for the Key of A Minor with the scale, diatonic chords, and common chord progressions. Then put it all together with an original song "Jonny Darko."

Section 3

Exercises

It's time to focus on rhythm. We'll count, tap, and play our way to two-hand coordination.

1
Two-Hand Coordination Exercises 1

Master two-hand coordination, rhythm, syncopation, finger control, & speed with 36 exercises exploring the most common progressions and grooves in popular music.

Section 4

Next Keys

Dive into 4 more key courses to learn new scales, chords, progressions, and 4 cool grooves.

1
Key of F Major

Learn the most important fundamentals for the Key of F Major with the scale, diatonic chords, and common chord progressions. Then put it all together with a groovy Latin tune "Jonny's Bamba."

2
Key of D Minor

Learn the most important fundamentals for the Key of D Minor with the scales, diatonic chords, and common chord progressions. Then put it all together with an original tune, "Jonny's Moonflight."

3
Key of G Major

Learn the most important fundamentals for the Key of G Major with the scale, diatonic chords, and common chord progressions. Then put it all together with an original tune, "Jonny's Lullaby."

4
Key of E Minor

Learn the most important fundamentals for the Key of E Minor with the scales, diatonic chords, and common chord progressions. Then put it all together with an original melody!

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Level 1
Foundations
4 sections
Learning Focus
  • Learn the layout of the keyboard, note names, and finger positions
  • Develop your two hand coordination with fun exercises
  • Understand the fundamentals of keys, chords, and lead sheets
Full Description

This learning track covers the most important topics for complete beginners. Get your journey started with exercises and tools to have fun and make music right away. The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step!

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