Recommended Resources for Starting Piano Lessons
Seiko SQ50-V Quartz Metronome - while there are many metronome options that work, this one is small, simple, and requires only a battery. Volume control makes this one very convenient.
Moleskine Classic Notebook, Hard Cover, Pocket (3.5" x 5.5") Ruled/Lined, Black, 192 Pages - nothing is more important in your musical journey than taking good notes and journaling your practice. This hardbound notebook is sturdy, easy to transport, and will last a long time!
The Complete Book of Scales, Chords, Arpeggios & Cadences: Includes All the Major, Minor (Natural, Harmonic, Melodic) & Chromatic Scales -- Plus Additional Instructions on Music Fundamentals - Bridget's preferred book for learning scales in various forms, arpeggios, chords, and more advanced scale patterns. Comprehensive text with a convenient scale key chart in the front and a fingering "cheat sheet" in the back.
Faber Piano Adventures Primer Level Learning Library Pack - Lesson, Theory, Performance, and Technique & Artistry Books - highly recommended starter books for young students beginning lessons. Well-paced technical and reading approach with fun songs and activities.
Adult Piano Adventures All-in-One Piano Course Book 1: Book with Media Online - a great starting method for the adult beginner, comprehensive in theory, technique, and reading.
Supersonics Piano Method: Quick Start A - another fantastic book for the older school-age or adult piano student. Highly recommended for their fun songs and intuitive, quick-paced approach. Available on their website or via Amazon.com.