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Arizona State University

Piano I: Introduction to the Piano & Staff

Arizona State University via Kadenze


This course presents five sessions in which the student is introduced to playing the piano and reading music. Each session contains a video lecture presented by the Instructor, piano practice assignments and graded assignments that include a quiz about music terms, theory and/or ear training and a video assessment of the student playing selected piano technique and repertoire. The course also includes a graded assignment for two concert reviews, which can be completed at any time during the course, and a final exam in which the student will improvise a piece.


  • More Bass Clef Note Reading
    • Synopsis Needed
  • More About Staff Reading
    • Synopsis Needed
  • Reading Reinforcement
    • This session will cover reading skills, repertoire, improvisation, composition, five-finger patterns, and arpeggios.
  • Orientation To The Staff
    • This session will cover the grand staff, note names, steps and skips, meter, articulation, pedals, and sight-reading.
  • Introduction To Playing
    • Getting familiar with the basics and introducing your first technique and repertoire.

Taught by

Hannah Creviston


4.7 rating, based on 3 Class Central reviews

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  • Anonymous
    To be honest, the reason I took this class was a just curiosty.
    But for now, I couldn't believe I had watched these videos for free.
    What she teaches is no more and less than necessesity. just pure and clean
    It is better than any other class.
  • Hartmut Kern
    Wonderful teachers. I had a good time and learned a lot in a real easy way. Thanks a lot. Hartmut
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    Mamaru Adbaru
    how to join please support me I want this opportunity

    I'm from Ethiopian tell me detail about this course

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