Piano for Beginners

Class Name:

Piano for Beginners

Welcome to our fun and exciting group piano class for new beginners and beginners who started lessons this past Fall! We will learn the basics of finding your way around the keyboard and how to read notes and rhythms. In this class, you’ll learn how to play the piano even if you’ve never done it before. Our friendly teacher will guide you through the basics and have you play simple tunes. We’ll have games and activities to make learning music easy and enjoyable! So, grab your friends and come join this fun musical adventure!


Lori Persigehl


Enrollment for the spring semester is currently closed

Class Size:

3 minimum; 6 maximum

Age Range:

7 to adult

Materials Required:

The Stiefel has 6 Yamaha keyboards for students to use in class. Each student will have their own keyboard with headphones. Access to a piano or keyboard is needed for at home practice.

Please bring a pencil with an eraser and a folder for handouts.

Students will need Faber Primer Level 2nd Edition: Lesson, Theory, and Performance books (available online or at SM Hanson Music). These books have purple covers.

If you have questions about skill levels or books, please contact the instructor, Lori Persigehl,

Course Objectives

Students will learn:

●Rhythms: quarter, eighth, half, whole and dotted half notes

●Keyboard Geography: C, D, E, F, G, A, and B

●Black Key Groupings

●Sharps, Flats and Naturals

●Treble Clef Staff Notes: Middle C, D, E, F, G

●Both hands playing together