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National Piano Month

Did you know September is National Piano Month?!


Alfred Music has teamed up with Making Music Magazine – Engaging and Inspiring Musicians to give away Alfred’s Teach Yourself to Play Piano Complete Starter Pack.

One lucky winner will receive the Teach Yourself to Play Piano Complete Starter Pack courtesy of Alfred Music.

This prize package includes:

  • high-quality Firebrand™ electric keyboard—full-size keys, 136 preset sounds and 128 rhythms, an illuminated LED keyboard display, built-in speakers, recording functionality, and sheet music stand.
  • Alfred’s Teach Yourself to Play Piano book
  • Audio CD with demo and performance tracks
  • DVD instructional video and software (Mac & PC compatible)

The companion DVD uses the same step-by-step approach as the best-selling book in a fun audio/visual format. Hosted by world-renowned piano instructor Gayle Kowalchyk, the DVD features live performances that demonstrate how the music should sound and notes on the screen to provide an easy introduction to reading music. Includes bonus MP3 tracks of the examples in the book for listening and playing along.

Click here to enter for your chance to win!

About the Author

Yiyi Ku
Yiyi Ku is a pianist and teacher. Born in Taiwan, she grew up in New Zealand and obtained her Master of Music degree with Distinction in Composition and Piano Performance from the University of Canterbury. Yiyi also holds a Licentiate in Piano Performance from the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. She is a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music in Piano from Music Teachers National As... [Read more]


  1. Nick Williams

    I am a Brisbane based piano lessons teacher, and i think its great that the piano gets recognised in September. Looking back at the ways in which the piano has shaped the music industry makes me proud to be teaching the next generation of pianists. Thanks

  2. Yiyi

    Thank you for commenting! Yes, we piano teachers have the best jobs in the world! Thank you for stopping by our blog!

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