No class on Oct 11 first day of class is a minimum day In this 8-week class, students will be introduced to the basics of the piano and reading music in a fun, interactive group environment. Emphasis will be on learning the fundamentals of staff-note reading, learning to correctly count rhythm, learning proper hand positioning for playing the piano, learning the keys on the piano and learning to play 4-5 simple, fun songs. Edna Mae Burnam’s Step by Step Piano Course, Book One and Alfred’s Basic Piano Library Theory Book, Level 1A (teacher will supply) will be used for the course. In the group setting, children learn from one another, motivate and inspire one another and practicing becomes fun. The class is intended as an introductory program to instill a love for playing the piano in a fun-filled and creative environment.