First Lesson Topics

Here are some handouts that explain select music basics/ fundamentals. Right now they're applied to the piano, but in the future there might be content for other instruments - we'll see!

Pulse/ Beat

Quarter Notes

Finger Numbers

Finger Tapping Exercises

High and Low

Playing the Piano (Pre-Staff)

Up, Down, and Repeat

Black Key Groups

Two Black Keys Workout

Three Black Keys: Mary Had a Little Lamb


Common Lesson Topics 

Here are some handouts that explain select music topics that we discuss ALL the time in lessons. Like the above section, right now they're all applied to the piano, but in the future there might be content for other instruments - we'll see! Also, if there's a topic you'd like to see added, please reach out via the contact page and let me know and I'll get on it!

Quarters, Halves, and Whole Notes

C 5-Finger Pattern

Middle C Position

C Scale

White Keys on the Piano, Part 1

White Keys on the Piano, Part 2

Playing the Piano (Staff)

Landmark Note: Middle C

Landmark Note: Bass F

Landmark Note: Treble G

Reading Basic Treble Clef

Reading Basic Bass Clef

Using Stepping to Read Notes on the Staff

Treble and Bass Clef Notes on the Piano

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