Where Do I Start?

Checkpoints

Get these basics down before you do anything else…

*Checkpoints can be divided into daily, weekly or monthly lessons. Choose a speed that works for you.

⇒⇒Download the PDF Checkoff Sheet: Where Do I Start

Checkpoint 1 – Learn some basic information about the piano.

  1. Learn the notes on the piano. Watch All Videos
  2. Learn “Middle C”.
  3. Understand Half and Whole Steps. Watch All Videos

Checkpoint 2 – Learn how to play major chords.

Major Chord Videos

  1. Major Chords (White, White, White) 1 Video
  2. Jam 1 Video
  3. Major Chords (White, Black, White) 1 Video
  4. Jam 1 Video
  5. Major Chords (Black, White, Black) 1 Video
  6. Jam 1 Video
  7. Major Chords (Others) 1 Video
  8. Jam 1 Video

Checkpoint 3 – Learn how to play minor chords.

*Notice that minor chords are almost like major chords…all you have to do is lower the middle note a half step.

Minor Chord Videos

  1. Minor Chords (White, Black, White) 1 Video
  2. Jam 1 Video
  3. Minor Chords (White, White, White) 1 Video
  4. Jam 1 Video
  5. Minor Chords (Black, White, Black) 1 Video
  6. Jam 1 Video
  7. Minor Chords (Others) 1 Video
  8. Jam 1 Video