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Kingsway School of Music

Baby Piano Step 1, Step 2, Step 3

Run by Kingsway School of Music



About this Program


  • Program
  • Age 3 - 6 (Coed)
  • Specialized in Music (multi) and Education (multi)—offers 2 activities
  • 3 session dates to choose from
  • Cost starting from $225
  • Busing not available
  • Special needs support not available  

Baby Piano Step 1

This 40-minute class is for children ages 2 to 3 years old with a parent/caregiver. The Step 1 Baby Piano curriculum is an interactive program that teaches young musicians about musical elements, such as notes, beats, pitch, and tone. Along with hands on instrument instruction, students also participate in creative movement, singing and large muscle games. The small class size and high teacher to child ratio provides more opportunities for one-on-one instruction and structured activities. Each class is accompanied by a professional pianist who provides the rhythmic, harmonic, and melodic support and children learn to communicate with the pianist on a musical level.

Baby Piano Step 2

This 55-minute class is designed for children ages 3 to 4 years old, who are new to Baby Piano and are graduates of the Step 1 Baby Piano program. The Baby Piano Step 2 curriculum is a fun an interactive program that provides piano foundations to young learners. Students will be immersed in learning about musical elements such as notes, beats, pitch, and tone along with introduction and exposure to other instruments such as percussion, string and wind. The curriculum also includes creative movement, singing, large muscle games, cognitive and fine motor activities, and literacy through music. Students learn about stage behaviour and as a group work together, towards the common goal of a musical piano performance for their families at the end of the program. Classes are delivered by early childhood educators that specializes in music and child development and is each class is accompanied by a professional pianist who provides the rhythmic, harmonic, and melodic support and children learn to communicate with the pianist on a musical level.

Baby Piano Step 3

This 50-minute class is aimed at children ages 4 -5 who are new to Baby Piano and are graduates of the Step 2 Baby Piano program. The Baby Piano Step 3 curriculum provides the foundations of piano playing for young and independent learners with the use of the Key Notes music method in conjunction with our unique Baby Piano syllabus. Children will play using a 61 key piano.

The curriculum will cover the following:

Musical Elements

·       Dynamics: concept of loud/soft

·       Tempo: concept of fast/slow

·       Structure: 2-bar repeated melody

·       Pitch: concept of high/low

·       Melodies: move by step or in 3rds

Pitch Names/Notation

·       Pre-reader – melodic contour with rhythmic notation

·       All note names as letters

Techniques & Articulation

·       Bubble hand

·       5-finger C position – RH

·       5-finger G position – RH

·       C and B in LH

·       Concept of held notes and short notes and technique

·       (Extensions: LH octaves with RH)

Rhythms & Time Signatures

·       Crotchets, minims, semibreves

·       Songs mainly in 4/4, occasional 2/4 and 3/4

Scales, Chords & Keys

·       Songs in C Major

·       5-finger C scale

·       Occasional C and E, 2-note chord


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Session Dates and Rates

Sep 15 - Dec 15. '22
Kingsway Park, Toronto, ON
3086 Bloor St West

17:15 - 18:05
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$630
2022-09-15630
Sep 17 - Dec 17. '22
Kingsway Park, Toronto, ON
3086 Bloor St West

09:30 - 10:20
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$585
2022-09-17585
Sep 17 - Dec 17. '22
Kingsway Park, Toronto, ON
3086 Bloor St West

10:30 - 11:20
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$585
2022-09-17585

Activities

  Recreational         Instructional      
  Intense or Competitive

  Musical instrument training
  Piano

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