Beginner Piano Foundations – Part 1

Follow the sections below to work through this learning track:

Section 1

First Keys

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

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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.

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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."

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Section 2

Exercises

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

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Practice Essentials – Memory

Learn the essential tools to improve at memorizing music.

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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.

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Piano Chords – The Definitive Guide

Do you have gaps in your music theory? This definitive guide to piano chords covers triads, 7th chords, 6th chords, extensions, alterations and more!

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Section 3

Next Keys

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

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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."

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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."

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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."

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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
3 sections
Learning Focus
  • Learn the fundamentals of keys, chords, progressions
  • Develop your two hand coordination with fun exercises
  • Master basic rhythms and apply them to lead sheets
Full Description

This learning track introduces essential keys, chords, and lead sheets for beginners. We also apply a variety of styles and rhythms to develop your hand coordination.

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