Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • A message from your instructor

    • How to use this course

    • Before we begin...

  • 2

    Let's get started!

    • Sound, Tone and Timbre

    • How the piano works to produce sound

    • Producing sound and varying tone

    • Alignment at the Piano

    • Hand and Finger Balance for Good Tone

    • Checkpoint - Test your Learning

  • 3

    Next Steps...

    • Congrats and Here's What's Next!

    • More resources for you

    • Before you go...


Dr Jan McMillan

Jan is a performer, pedagogy specialist and collaborative artist and has continued her passion for the industry and her students throughout her career in many countries and a variety of settings. She specialises in creative teaching for all ages and levels and has published a variety of papers and a book chapter. She supervises post-graduate students and continues to instigate novel approaches and research. She motivates her students and teacher trainees to their highest levels with a nurturing approach.