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I teach traditional piano, as opposed to teaching by ear. The music course I normally use for beginners is “Keys for the Kingdom.” This is a Christian music course that I really like. They will use three or four books in each level.

The Lesson Book is the main book that I will assign songs from. The Theory and Technique book usually has hands-on writing activities. You and your child(ren) may also choose other books to play from, including Songs for All Seasons, Music for Performance, or Songs of the Faith. Usually I will order the books. They are about $6-9 a book.

I also use Alfred’s newer course for children. With adults, older children, and transfer students, I am flexible about the method.