Year 1 – Online Piano Lessons for Beginners

Free Online Piano Course

YEAR 1 is a comprehensive 96-lesson, free, self-study beginner piano video course for adult or adolescent students who are just beginning to learn to play piano!

To follow the free online piano course

    • Click the image below for the free video lesson unit you would like to begin.  Need to create a free profile?  Register 
    • Serious students will make good use of the e-books which are available for purchase separately or at a discount as part of a bundle.

 

Unit 1:
Year 1 - Unit 1 Beginner Piano Lessons
1-1 The Staff
1-2 Treble Clef Landmarks
1-3 Rhythm Lesson 1
1-4 Finger Gym #1
1-5 Bass Clef Landmarks
1-6 Treble G Neighbors F and A
1-7 Two Practice Pieces
1-8 Finger Gym #2
1-9 Bass F Neighbors E and G
1-10 Sight Reading
1-11 Two Practice Pieces
1-12 Finger Gym #3
1-13 Time and Measures
1-14 Practice Piece
1-15 Ear Training Up/Down
1-16 Finger Gym #4
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Unit 2:
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2-1 Treble Clef D and E
2-2 Playing loud and soft
2-3 Sight Reading/Rhythm Echo
2-4 Finger Gym #5 HT!
2-5 Bass Clef A and B
2-6 Moving by Skips
2-7 Hands Together
2-8 Contrary Motion
2-9 Landmarks: Mirror C's
2-10 C's in Space
2-11 Ode to Joy
2-12 C Major Pentascale
2-13 Bass Clef D and Treble B
2-14 Windchimes
2-15 Ear Training - which melody?
2-16 Finger Gym
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Unit 3:
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3-1Dotted Half Note
3-2 Intervallic Thinking
3-3 Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
3-4 Hanon
3-5 Fourths
3-6 Melody Patterns
3-7 Mezzo forte
3-8 Hanon
3-9 Fifths
3-10 Sharps
3-11 Staccato
3-12 Hanon
3-13 Sight Reading
3-14 Slurs/Legato
3-15 8va
3-16 Hanon
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Unit 4:
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4-1 Eighth notes
4-2 Grand Staff Notes
4-3 Primary Chords in C Major
4-4 D Major
4-5 Mezzoforte
4-6 Transposing I
4-7 Interval Review
4-8 Transposing II
4-9 Amazing Grace
4-10 Chord Inversions
4-11 Happy Birthday
4-12 Chord Drill
4-13 Andantino by Kohler
4-14 Melody Writing
4-15 Building Major Scales
4-16 Playing Major Scales
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Unit 5:
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5-1 All the Major Chords
5-2 Lead Sheets: Alphabet Song
5-3 All the Minor Chords
5-4 Major/Minor - Blow Man Down
5-5 Diatonic Chords in C
5-6 Danny Boy
5-7 Oom Pa Pa - Morning Broken
5-8 [1-5-8 Pattern] Skye Boat Song
5-9 Minor:All the Pretty Horses
5-10 Chord Progressions
5-11 Pachelbel Canon in D
5-12 Arpeggios
5-13 Inversions - Early 1 Morning
5-14 Music Box Pattern
5-15 Intros - Happy Birthday
5-16 Chord Strumming - Hallelujah
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Unit 6:
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6-1 Key Signatures
6-2 Brahms Lullaby
6-3 Dotted Quarter Note
6-4 Key of B Flat Major
6-5 From the New World
6-6 Ledger Lines
6-7 Key of A Minor
6-8 March Slav
6-9 Ties
6-10 Key of E Minor
6-11 Moonlight Sonata
6-12 Sixteenth Notes
6-13 Key of D Major
6-14 Pachelbel Canon
6-15 Three Eight Time
6-16 Fur Elise
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Learn to play piano and read music on the staff  

with this gradually-paced

Free Online Beginner Piano Lessons Series 

that won’t overwhelm you!

In each video lesson, I carefully explain the concepts and demonstrate all techniques so that you are sure of what you are learning and how to practice.

I give you the tools you need to assess your progress and feel proud and confident in your piano skills.

With video lessons you can rewind and re-watch or even pause the lesson to gain deeper understanding and learn at your own pace, from anywhere in the world!

Make this the year you learn to play piano!

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