you'll see a sample of the first page from the activity section of our book,
CAN READ MUSIC
and below it a picture of how your piano will look after you
apply the six removable I CAN READ MUSIC colored stickers to your piano keys.
readily understand that the five horizontal lines on the page are
equivalent to the five blue stickers on the piano.
now ready to play games and understand how to read music!
We take it so slowly
that every child is allowed to gain confidence with each
object of the sample page above is to let the child know that the
landscape of this "game" is five horizontal lines. That's the
playing field, reduced to the most basic elements, and it will never
are put at ease by the simplicity of each carefully graduated
concept. It's easy to scale this skillfully constructed, graded
could start with this book, but we've found that kids who start playing piano
"by number," perhaps using PIANO
IS EASY or THE
CHRISTMAS CAROL KIT, make the easiest transition to reading sheet music. See
BIG BOOK OF SONGS BY NUMBER.
method was created
by a leading children's music educator, Emmy Award winning composer and
Broadway veteran John Aschenbrenner, whose distinguished academic background includes
the University of California at Berkeley, the University of Southern
California, and Trinity College of Music, London.
IS EASY and I
CAN READ MUSIC have demonstrated far higher than average results in
motivating children to continue and enjoy their piano studies.
here to read the entire tutorial HOW TO TEACH YOUR CHILD TO READ MUSIC
IS THIS METHOD DIFFERENT?
books are designed to provide kids with preparation
for piano lessons, a fun process kids can do at home, before they start
regular piano lessons.
other piano methods start kids far too quickly, causing early frustration
and eventually leading most kids to quit.
found this failure can be prevented by starting your child playing piano
"by number" at home, and then making a slow, smooth transition
to reading sheet music using our book, I
CAN READ MUSIC!
"Fun Method" has proven results, turning kids into happy,
interested experimenters who enjoy tinkering with the piano.
IS EASY and I
CAN READ MUSIC are the best way to properly prepare your child for
success with piano lessons.
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past, but she couldn't motivate herself to practice much. Since I gave her
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