Noah – Piano Lesson – 2017.02.15

Show me what you know already!

Noah played:

  • Joy to the World
  • Mary Had A Little Lamb
  • Chopsticks

What do you want to learn?

  • How to use all of your fingers while playing
  • How to play the black keys along with the white keys
  • Different Songs
    • First Noel
  • Listens to Pop and Classic Rock
  • Noah wants to learn how to read notes more than playing by ear

Finger Placement

C Major Finger Placement:

  • Practice playing C to G with individual hands, then with both hands playing together

Blog post with more detail and photos:

Keyboard Layout

Note Naming Exercise

C – D – E – F – G – A – B

C = left of the 2 black keys

F = left of the 3 black keys

Note name picture:

  1. Practice finding all the C notes up and down the keyboard
  2. Practice finding all the F notes up and down the keyboard

Lesson Rating: 9.9/10

What would it take to make it a 10?

  • Noah couldn’t think of anything to make it better

For next lesson:

  • Practice finding C and F notes up and down the keyboard
  • Continue practicing the songs you know
  • C to G finger placement exercise
  • Go up and down the keyboard memorizing and saying the note names of each note out loud