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Playing the Piano - First Steps

Renee Serritella, MMEd
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(190)
In this 1-day introductory course, students will learn the basics of the piano and will even play some simple songs!

Class experience

  • Students will learn finger numbers, play simple melodies using piano finger numbers, learn how to count basic rhythms (quarter notes, half notes and whole notes) and identify loud and soft sounds.
I have been teaching piano for over 13 years. I have a Master's Degree in Music Education and a Bachelor's Degree of Art in Music. I am a touring musician and am currently recording my second solo album. 
Homework Offered
Assessments Offered
I will offer feedback after students perform an exercise and, if needed, provide suggestions to help the student master the concept.
Grades Offered
Students should purchase: Piano Adventures lesson book Primer Level 2nd Edition (ISBN: 978-1-61677-075-4)  Price: 
Students should have access to a piano or keyboard for the course. 
It is helpful for students to have a phone/tablet holder or stand so I can see their hands while playing the piano. 
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Joined January, 2020
Teacher expertise and credentials
Illinois Teaching Certificate - Music/Theater/Arts
Welcome to my page! I love working with students who are eager to learn more about guitar, piano, songwriting and ukulele. I strive to keep lessons fun and engaging while helping students discover their musical voices! I believe in creating a safe... 
Group Class


per class
Meets once
30 min

Completed by 126 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 6-10
3-6 learners per class

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