Let’s Play Our First Tune

Let’s Play Our First Tune

Lesson 4 Let’s Play Our First Tune OK, so it’s not going to be Cory Henry or Jordan Rudess (or whoever your favourite keyboardist is) just yet. Let’s start with a bit of Beethoven instead – Ode To Joy. The reason that this is a popular piece to...
Using The Correct Fingers

Using The Correct Fingers

Lesson 3 Using The Correct Fingers In the previous lesson we learned how to find the C note on your keyboard and to identify which is Middle C. I hope you were able to memorise this! As you’ll see from this point on, the left hand will mostly play to the left of...
Finding Middle C On Your Keyboard

Finding Middle C On Your Keyboard

Lesson 2 Finding Middle C Your objective today is to memorise where C is on your keyboard, especially Middle C as this will be important to us as we progress. You’ll see that the black notes are clumped together in groups of two and three. C can be found just to...
Keyboard Layout

Keyboard Layout

Lesson 1 Keyboard Layout Looking at a keyboard may seem a bit daunting but there are actually only 12 notes to learn. They are named after letters of the alphabet and range from A – G. These letters are allocated to just the white notes of the keyboard and the black...