This class is for beginning students who have started the Primer or close to finishing the Primer book and soon be ready to begin Level 1. Students in will be exposed to and practice: correct playing habits, seating and hand positions, note reading, interval recognition, recognition of white key names in relation to black keys, and basic music concepts including lines and space notes, treble and bass clefs, and melodic and harmonic intervals of reading on the staff. Students are taught using the Bastien method. Keyboards and headphones are provided for use in class. Keyboard or piano to use for home practice is strongly recommended. This class requires the purchase of a Level 1 Piano music book.