The Program has a lot to offer. Here is a step by step guide for you to be able to get the most of out of this course:
No matter your piano level - the best place to start is The Main Lessons!
The Main Lessons will teach everything you need to know in order to learn how to play the piano with freedom, play by ear, improvise, and even compose your own music. The lessons start from the very beginning and they will teach you how music works - in a practical way. Throughout the lessons, you will also be able to explore different examples of popular songs and music pieces - and you will learn how to play the piano without depending on music sheet.
As you go through The Main Lessons, you will find links to The Piano Practice Booklets. The Piano Practice Booklets contain exercises and routines that will help you master the concepts taught in The Main Lessons.
Following the structure of the lessons, you will be using ALL The Piano Practice Booklets.
Once you are done with The Main Lessons, the next place to go would be the Reference Books.
There you will find all the fundamental scales, chords, and intervals. You will be able to explore new chords and scales that you will find useful for playing different songs or music pieces. You will find it easy to use all the material from the Reference Books, since The Main Lessons would have taught you the relationship between intervals, chords, and scales; necessary to help you improvise and create your own music.
Once you are done exploring The Reference Books it would be time to use the Harmony Books.
These interactive books contain the harmonization of all the scales used in Western music. Using the knowledge you gained from The Main Lessons you will be able to benefit from these interactive pages, and create your own chord progressions on different scales This will help you compose new exciting music with different sounds.
A great idea is to pick a scale, and print out the harmonization of that scale and put it on your piano. Then spend some time composing or improvising music using just those scale and chords. If you want to compose a sad or melancholic piece, your choice would be a minor scale - if you are looking for something cheerful, go for the Major ones.
At any time of your learning progress, you may complement your learning by using The Ear Training Suites and The Sight Reading Training Suites.
The first ones will guide teach you how to train your ear to recognize intervals, chords, and scales, so that you can take your playing by ear skills to the next level. These games used the concept tension and release explained in The Main Lessons.
The Sigh Reading Training Suites, will teach you how to sight read music, with fun games that involve recognizing scales, chords, intervals, and key signatures.
These require no previous knowledge, so you may actually use them at any time.
That's not all. Something you should not miss is our 1000 Video Gallery.
There you will be able to enjoy piano recordings from professional pianists as well as over 100 piano master classes from the greatest pianists of all time. You will find our Video Gallery inside our Online Piano community.
We highly recommend that you watch these videos to improve your technique and piano playing skills. Exploring the video gallery is also a great way of getting to know the most famous music pieces and composers of all time.