Piano Music Class Primer (Part A); Introduction to Beginner Piano

Melanie Pauli (Piano) - BA in Music - ACE Educator
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This ongoing introductory piano course will allow your learner to jump in and play beginner keyboard songs on piano from their first lesson. After the basics are covered, enroll in Piano Music Class 1 to continue.

Class experience

The Piano Music Class Primer is a class designed to introduce the basic playing skills necessary to enter the Piano Music Class series. In this class we will cover: 
C position,
Middle C position,
Finger numbers,
Exercises for right hand, left hand, and both hands,
Songs for right hand, left hand, and both hands,
Treble Clef and Bass Clef note names,
and more.
Homework Offered
Google slideshows with the weekly music will be provided to the learners' emails after class and can be printed or viewed on screen for practicing throughout the week. Piano practice should be included in the learners' weekly commitment to this class. 10-15 minutes 3-5 times during the week would promote mastery of the new material. Learners are invited to email a video of their practice during the week for feedback within 24 hours from Mrs. Pauli.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
Access to a piano or keyboard during lesson. 

Students need to be able to see the classroom screen where the music will be shown in a slideshow while they are sitting at their piano.

It is very important to make sure I can hear your piano and that it is not blocked by the background noise suppression through Zoom. 

**Please turn on "Original Sound for Musicians" in the Zoom audio settings before class. ** 

If you need instructions on how to enable this setting, please watch this youtube tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEZMRtrSsYY

Students using a desktop or laptop can adjust this setting during the meeting. However, students using a phone or tablet must enable Original Sound before entering the class or I may not be able to hear your piano.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Google Slideshows are used in this class during screen sharing of new music and provided to learners to access their music after class.

Meet the teacher

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Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(443)
Hello! I am Mrs. Pauli. I am an online piano teacher for students who want to play songs and learn to read music! I have been a private piano teacher and music instructor for over 25 years after earning my BA in Music at California State... 
Group Class


1x per week
25 min

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(12)
Completed by 85 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 6-11
3-5 learners per class

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