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Instruments > Piano > Beginners Guide to Piano

Beginner
Piano Lessons

Learn how to play your favorite popular and classical piano pieces from esteemed pianist and educator, Zachary Deak! Start your musical journey by learning basic piano scales, performance techniques, and beginner music theory through iconic piano music you know and love. These adult beginner piano lessons will quickly teach you everything needed to play your favorite music on the piano.

Popular & Classical Piano PiecesPiano Scales + Methods

Sheet Music + Study MaterialsBasic Music Theory

Beginners Guide to Piano

What You'll Learn


What ultimately sets these beginner piano lessons apart from other offerings is the ability to submit a video for review using the ArtistWorks Video Exchange Learning® platform. Zachary reviews each submission and records a video response- just for you! You'll learn how to play piano at your own pace, but guidance is at your fingertips. Progress checkpoint videos help you gauge your progress too.

Top Quality Beginner Piano Lessons

  • 100s of piano lessons at your own pace
  • Specifically geared to adult beginners
  • Easy Piano Lessons & Tunes

About Zachary Deak


A lecturer in the keyboard departments at California State University, Los Angeles and Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo, CA, pianist Zachary Deak has dedicated his life to musical performance and education. A graduate of the prestigious École Normale de Musique de Paris and Royal College of Music in London, Zachary has performed as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the US, UK, France, Morocco, Portugal, and more. Zachary was also the 2012 recipient of the Hopkinson silver medal at the distinguished Chappell Medal Piano Competition and the Lucy Ann Jones Award during his time at the Royal College of Music. He earned a Doctorate in Piano Performance from the University of Southern California. Throughout his career, Zachary has studied and performed with revered pianists such as Murray Perahia, Maria Joao Pires, Dang Thai Son, Vladimir Feltsman, Alexander Korsantia, Marc Durand, and more. As a passionate educator, he has taught piano students of all ages and skill levels, and, like many premier musicians, calls Southern California his home. Zachary has been teaching the “Beginner’s Guide to Piano” course as part of our Adult Beginner series at ArtistWorks since December 2021.


Beginner's Guide to Piano Lessons


 Section 1

  • C Major Pentascale
  • "Ode to Joy"
  • Technical Exercise 1
  • "Au Clair De La Lune"
  • Technical Exercise 1 - Expanded
  • Technical Exercise 1 - Expanded - Play Alongs
  • "Amazing Grace"
  • "Amazing Grace" - Metronome Versions
  • How to Successfully Play with a Metronome
  • Technical Exercise 2
  • Principles of Good Practicing
  • Rests
  • Section 1 Checkpoint

+ Section 2

+ Section 3

+ Section 4

+ Section 5

+ Section 6

+ Start Here

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What's In This Plan:


  • Unlimited Access to Lessons
  • Sample Video Exchanges
  • 1 Video Submission to Teacher
  • Music Theory Workshop
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