Reading music all over the staff
5 finger positions of G, C, F, High C, and Middle C
Number counting, intervals of 2nds, 3rds, 4ths, 5ths.
Time signatures 2/4, 3/4, 4/4
Dynamics of forte and piano
WP272 Sample > TOC | Lesson
WP276 Sample > TOC | Lesson
WP280 Sample > TOC | Lesson
Steps and skips, crossing-hands-arpeggios
I chords in C, G, F, the two-note V7 chord
Counting rhythms (1/8, single 8ths, dotted 1/4)
Staff is introduced by identifying and writing skips
WP273 Sample > TOC | Lesson
WP277 Sample > TOC | Lesson
WP281 Sample > TOC | Lesson
Inspiring students of all ages and abilities. Bastien piano methods offer a clear, logical approach, correlated page by page throughout all books, from Performance to Theory to Technic. Not only does this reinforce each lesson many different ways, it also gives students that sense of accomplishment so critical to their motivation and success.