Piano Class Ages 7-12 - Bastien Primer Series
In this eight week class, students will work through Bastien Primer Level (Piano, Theory and Performance) and learn the basics of piano playing.
year old learners
learners per class
$9 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 8 weeks
30 minutes per class
Students will be using three books for this class - Primer Level method book, Theory book and Performance. Most of the lesson will be in the method book but we will also uses exercises and songs from the theory and performance books. Week 1 - a) sitting at the keyboard - p. 4; preliminary lessons - p. 5, 6, 7, 8; first songs - p. 8 -15; theory - p. 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 and 8. This will be covered briefly but mainly assigned as homework. Performance - p. 2, 3, 4 and 6. Selected pieces will be...
Students will learn C position, Middle C position and G position on the piano. They will learn pieces that will reinforce these positions. They will learn how to sit at the piano and play with basic dynamics, intervals and basic symbols (like repeat sign, legato, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, treble and bass clefts and skip, step and repeat).
Students will be assigned weekly homework primarily in the theory and performance books. The method book songs will be covered as fully as possible in the time given; the homework is optional for the most part but students are strongly encouraged to do it to help them learn the material fully.
Bastien Primer Series - Piano, Theory and Performance (three books) Piano Metronome app for your phone if possible
30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Meet the teacher
I am a freelance music teacher with twenty years of experience. I teach students from preschool to high school and beyond. I have a bachelor's and a master's degree in music performance and a master's degree in library and information...
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