USD 395

Course duration
12 week(s)
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This course is ideal for students looking to take their first steps into the world of Western Classical Music (Piano). The course aims at providing a strong foundation where learning is a process of constant discovery. The course will lay the foundation for acquiring clarity of concepts of Steady Beat, Rhythm, Tempo, Pitch, Volume and Note Values building the foundation of any music student, who wants to learn any instrument. The student develops listening, reading & playing skills with an exploratory outlook in addition to acquiring knowledge. The Course designed for absolute beginner in music,who can definately become a good listener and nurture joy of music.


  • To undertand Note Values/Beats, Time Signature (4/4, 3/4, 2/4), Tempo
  • To understand diffrence Beats, Rests & Ties
  • To learn about Intervals (Melodic & Harmonic)
  • To understand and play C Major Chord Family on Staff
  • To make student acquainted to Dynamics (p,mp,mf,f) and Articulations (Slur, staccato)
  • To introduce to Read and Write Major Scales C and Relative A minor

  • Anyone of the age of 6 years and above.
  • Should have completed Fundamentals of Piano course with Shankar Mahadevan Academy or 1. should be able to Clap Steady Beat 2. Should be familiar with Staff Notation Basics 3. Should be able to read notation in alphabets 4. Should be able to play a simple tune such as Twinkle Twinkle Little Star or Jingle Bell with Notations as well as Staff 
Reading Sheet Music (Basic)
  • Grand Staff
  • Rests
  • Time Signature: 4/4
  • Melodic Intervals
  • Harmonic Intervals
  • 2nds & 3rds
  • 4ths & 5ths
  • Time Signature: 3/4
  • Ties
  • C Major Chord
  • C Major & G7 Chord (RH)
  • C Major & G7 Chord (LH)
  • F Major
  • G Major & D7 Chords (RH)
  • G Major & D7 Chords (LH)
  • 6ths
  • 7ths & Octaves
  • Naturals and Accidentals (#,b)
  • C Major Chord Family
  • F Major & C7 Chords (RH)
  • F Major & C7 Chords (LH)
  • Quavers
Playing Sheet Music (Basic)
  • Clapping with Rhythm of the Song (Note Values, Rests & Ties)
  • Recognising one note on each clef
  • Reading in steps
  • Reading in skips
  • Recognising Chords design
  • Recognising Scale in the song
  • Play 2 bars at a time
  • Play 4 bars at a time
  • Play 8 bars at a time
  • Play with the dynamics
  • Recognising Accidentals (#,b)
  • Recognising Intervals (2nds & 3rds)
  • Recognising Intervals (4ths & 5ths)
  • Recognising Intervals (6ths)
  • Recognising Intervals (7ths & Octaves)
Short Pieces
  • Rock Along
  • Mexican Hat Dance
  • Lightly Row
  • Au Claire De La Lune
  • Tisket, a Tasket
  • Rocking Intervals
  • Good King Wincelas
  • My Fifth
  • Jingle Bells
  • Brother John
  • Here's a Happy Song
  • Merrily We Roll Along
  • Largo
  • Merry Ann
  • Rockets: 3/4 TIME
  • What Can I Share?
  • Day Is Done
  • When The Saints Go Marching In
  • Love Somebody!
  • A Friend Like You
  • Money Can't Buy Everything
  • Lavender's Blue
  • Cafe Vienna
  • Lallaby
  • Rock It Away!
  • Happy Birthday Song
  • Harmonica Rock

- Playing, reading and writting any song on sheet music in C Major and A minor Scale.