Learning to play piano is more like a journey than a destination. For some people it can take a year or more of practice to become proficient. Others can pick it up fairly quickly. Playing the piano for beginners is really all about knowing how to read notes, keys and chords. Along with understanding how a piano works and a good deal of practice, you will also need to prepare your body to do something it’s not used to doing. Today’s discussion will be about the basics of learning the piano. This will be based on the grand staff for the piano. We’ll also discover how to read notes and the actual parts of the piano as well as how they work, as well as discuss some muscle memory exercises to get you started down the road to actually playing. Ready?