Free Piano and Music Appreciation Lessons

February 8th, 2014 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

 

It’s Saturday, February 8, 2014, and time for Music at ClickSchooling!

 

Recommended Website:

 

PianoLessons4Children.com

 

Age Range: 5 to 9 (Grades K-3, approximately, with parental supervision)

 

Designed for beginner and elementary level students, this website offers several video piano lessons as well as music appreciation lessons of famous composers and sing-a-longs.

 

This site is provided by Maria Miller, creator of Math Mammoth.  Presented in a fun, friendly, and informative way, current piano lessons included are:

 

  • Lesson 1: How to sit at the piano
  • Lesson 2: Names of the white keys on a piano
  • Lesson 2b: Names of the black keys on a piano
  • Lessons 3 & 4: Mary Had a Little Lamb
  • Lesson 5: Chords
  • Lesson 6: Mary Had a Little Lamb, with chords
  • Lessons 7 & 8: Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star
  • Lessons 9 & 10: Old McDonald Had a Farm
  • Lessons 11 & 12: Row, Row, Row Your Boat
  • Lesson 13: Alphabet Song
  • Lesson 14: Baa, Baa, Black Sheep

The famous composers section includes examples from the Baroque, Romance, Classical, and 20th Century periods. Each of these lessons provides a brief biography, images, and video and/or audio examples of great works being performed by various artists.

 

In the sing-a-long section not only will you find videos for your favorite children’s songs, but also the accompanying lyrics and downloadable sheet music!

 

This site is a great place to start when teaching your children piano and music appreciation.

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