This piano method for beginners by experience author and teacher Gail Smith makes music interesting and fun while covering the important skills needed to become a great pianist. Appropriate for beginners ages 8 and up, it is inclusive, integrating theory, scales, and exercises step by step with a variety of musical styles. It is practical and educationally sound. Each book develops the gifts and creativity of all students using improvisation techniques, folk songs, original songs, a duet, hymns and much more in one book per level. Gail Smith's signature palindrome exercises build sight-reading skill.
Using this method book makes teaching easier than ever.
There are a variety of songs for the student to play as they progress along.
Scales, chords, and exercises are included throughout each book.
Theory lessons and musical terms are interspersed with lesson material.
Students will enjoy the selections that are designed to maximize their ability.
Each book ends with a final quiz and a certificate of completion.