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The Super Basics

Want to learn to play piano? Our fast, easy, online tutorials teach you the essentials to play piano, without the fuss. Start playing today!

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The fundamentals of learning to play piano for enjoyment are really very simple, but many teaching methods are either inconvenient, expensive or will leave you bored and unmotivated.

If you just love the instrument and want to play piano for fun, if you want to know enough so that you can learn a song you love, or write your own songs: I’m here to tell you that you don’t need all the complicated stuff that leaves your head spinning.

What you need is someone to guide you through your piano learning step-by-step.

It all starts with my piano essentials mini-course:

Super Basics - Learn To Play Piano Course - The Essentials of Playing Piano.


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In this course you will learn:

• the layout of the keyboard and how to identify the notes easily

• how to number the fingers to quickly learn new patterns
• the small steps we use in music

• the finger techniques used to play scales

• major and minor scales - how-to build from scratch

• what exactly is the key of a song? The great unlocking!




By the end you will be able to:

• find Middle C and play a song just by reading numbers!

• play major and minor scales up and down the piano!

• play a final song along with the band in three different musical styles!



You will get:

12 concise video lessons

12
concise video lessons,



21 audio demonstrations and backing tracks,



21
audio demonstrations and backing tracks,



downloadable cheatsheet to follow along with the piano lessons,



downloadable cheatsheet to follow along with the lessons,


Progress tracker shows how much of the piano course you've completed already,


progress tracker
shows how much of the course you've completed already,



Exclusive access to the Super Basics private support group,

exclusive access
to the Super Basics private support group, and



A final quiz to test your knowledge!

a final quiz to test your knowledge!

Best of all, each video lesson is kept to an average of two minutes, so you can always fit in a quick lesson on your coffee break.

All of this for less than the cost of a half-hour private lesson!

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Your Instructor


Ruth Power
Ruth Power

Kia ora! I'm a lifelong pianist and piano-music enthusiast from New Zealand! After my music degree, I cut my teeth as a developer and presenter of the highly successful Rocket Piano course (teaching 90,000 students worldwide), then spent 8 years as music editor for Europe's largest print music publisher. While working in the industry I noticed a lack of accessible, easily-digestible piano resources online. So in 2016, after moving home for the sunny beaches of NZ, I began creating online courses with the primary goal of making the piano quick, simple & fun to learn: Piano Picnic was born!


What people are saying about this course...

"I enjoy the videos and how personable you are, it feels direct, as if a teacher is with me."

- Cecelia, New Zealand

"I mostly like your personality, it comes across as if you really want your students to learn and are available to support them/help them when they need assistance."

- Caleb, USA

"What did I like about this course? The length of the videos, the aesthetic of the course, the presentation by and enthusiasm of the instructor!"

- Naomi, UK

This course is now available on the iOS app!

Download for free to your Apple device to access your course material offline!

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Frequently Asked Questions


Is there any support for this course?
YES! Enrolling in this course gets you EXCLUSIVE access to the Super Basics Support Group. This is a private group only available to those participating in the course and is a place for you to share your struggles and successes with the rest of the community. Your instructor, Ruth, will be available regularly to answer queries.
How long does the course take to complete?
Super Basics has a little over 22 minutes of video in total, add practise time for each exercise and it should take you roughly a week of a few minutes a day. Or, you could do the full course in a few days if you spend 20 minutes each session. It's completely up to you!
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with this course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

Take a look inside...

Class Curriculum


  Introduction to the Super Basics mini-course.
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  Lesson 1 - It's Black, It's White
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  Lesson 2 - Count Your Fingers
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  Lesson 3 - Two Halves Make A Whole
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  Lesson 4 - So Major
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  Lesson 5 - It's All Scalable
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  Lesson 6 - Just A Minor Thing
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  Lesson 7 - Turning Scales Into Keys
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  Congratulations! You've finished!
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30 day money back guarantee - Piano Picnic


I stand behind this piano course 100%!

For within 30 days after your purchase, if you are not fully satisfied with this course I will give you your money back.

You have nothing to lose!

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