This course covers information a beginning piano player needs to know to become familiar with the instrument. C major scale and the relative chords are introduced. All music is notated and can be accessed by video. Basic chord progressions are introduced in C, F, and G major. Elements of musicianship and musical notation are also introduced as the student learns the standard way of reading music. This helps to prepare the musician to be a proficient sight-reader. The elements of rhythm, harmony, and dynamics are taught in this classroom. Many details relating to these topics are
demonstrated. This comprehensive course is perfect for learning the fundamentals of playing the piano. Students successfully completing this course receive 2 Fine Arts 11 B (FNA11B) credits toward graduation.
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