Course Outline

This page singles as a study guide, doubles as a music mastery checklist, and triples as a roadmap for navigating the depths of Piano-ology. Enjoy!

Pre-Music Preparation

Here you will acquire the attitudes, self-awareness, and study habits that are essential for becoming an expert learner. These are required reading for all students and are intended to be studied in the order shown.


If you want to get good, you have to do more than learn to “play the piano”.  Here you will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for becoming a well-rounded musician. They are intended to be followed loosely in the order shown.


Schools of Music

Here you will learn the patterns that make each of these genres of music tick. Feel free to explore these at any time, but realize that much of the material requires certain prerequisites of musicianship.