LESSON 6 Finding F & G on the Piano

What you'll learn

How to locate and identify the keys F and G on the piano

Casio Privia

Mr. Hoffman's Top Pick for Digital Piano: Casio Privia PX-150

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    • If you are finding it too easy, feel free to turn up the video speed in settings to review earlier lessons until you find the right starting place for your skill level. You can also reference our Lesson Index for brief descriptions of the lessons to look through and review topics that might be easier for you. Happy Playing!

  1. Hello,
    I am new to your site and look forward to more exploring. Just curious where you can get those removable piano key stickers? I have been searching for such things! I didn’t see them included in the lesson resources in your store but maybe I overlooked. Thanks!

    • I’m so glad you’re enjoying our site so far! I’m afraid those letter labels are just something we threw together to help tell the story of Piano Street. We don’t consistently use them in lessons or leave them on the keys. Also (though I realize you may not have meant actually sticky stickers, I just want to be clear) I don’t recommend putting actual stickers on your piano keys, first because there is a tendency for the labels to become a crutch and also because adhesives are likely to damage the keys over time. I apologize that I can’t be more help!

  2. I am a new learner of the piano and this is the best website for learning the piano, in my opinion. I have improved a tonne! Thanks Joseph Hoffman!

  3. My daughter Ivy LOVES your lessons, Mr. Hoffman! She is learning so much, and having fun. She asked me to comment that she really enjoys hearing you play, and the fun scenes at the end. She thinks a pet Frankenstein might be fun!

    Thanks Mr. Hoffman, for the fantastic lessons! The activity pages are great!

    • That’s wonderful! I’m so glad your daughter is having fun learning with us. A pet Frankenstein sounds like a big responsibility, but he’d probably make a great trick-or-treating buddy. :)

  4. Thank you so much for these lessons, I love your style of teaching and this is so simple and easy for me to learn. i will be practising everyday with these lesson, But just one thing….is it possible uthat you could make the lesson videos longer I’m really enjoying them.

    • I’m so glad you are enjoying our lessons! As the curriculum progresses, you will find that the lessons tend to become a little longer, as we expect students who are diligently working through them to develop greater focus. I hope that helps!

  5. Fox, filly, fairy… Any of these work?

    I love your lessons. Helped me teach myself fur Elise on sixth lesson!!!!!!!????????????????????????????????????

  6. Dear Mr. Hoffman,
    I remember in th previous lesson you said to practice having our hands float back up. My hands are small so in order to prevent it from pressing other keys I have to keep my fingers at the tip of the key. Is that alright?

  7. Thank you very much for teaching us. Piano Street is so easy to remember, I don’t think I will ever forget it!!:-D

  8. Thank you sooooo much for teaching me. I didn’t know anything about piano and now after a day I know how to play 3 songs :) And a Finch for a pet its a cute bird or a filly which Is a young female horse

  9. I am a professional Piano Entertainer. I have had the pleasure of performing in over 40 Countries. I am also a 2 time Guinness World Record holder for marathon piano performance at 61 hours and 63 hours non-stop. This past March 21st until March 24th,2016 I created and hosted the 1st ever International Piano Players convention here in New Orleans! I am writing you because I am now teaching my 8 year old Line Buie(pronounced LEENA due to her being half American and half Norwegian… based off of your teachings!!! Sir, we are so impressed…We love the way you start from simple and progress more and more info with the unique personality to keep the young ones interested…KUDOS TO YOU SIR!!! Tim and Line

    • Wow! What a gratifying endorsement. I’m very grateful for your interest and praise, and I wish you and your daughter all the best in your musical endeavors!

  10. YOU ARE AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  11. Ferrets and foxes are what we came up with. My 7 year old wanted to share his two favorite songs he’s learned so far: Engine, Engine and Five Woodpeckers.

  12. Here are a list of animals and specific species. I am sure you could find more on the web but these are the ones I have memorized. Hope this gives you some ideas.

    Fairy penguin
    Falcon, peregrine
    Falcon, prairie
    Fat-tailed dunnart
    Feathertail glider
    Feral rock pigeon
    Ferret, black-footed
    Ferruginous hawk
    Field flicker
    Finch, common melba
    Fisher Martes pennanti
    Flamingo, chilean
    Flamingo, greater
    Flamingo, lesser
    Flamingo, roseate
    Flicker, campo
    Flicker, field
    Flightless cormorant
    Flycatcher, tyrant
    Flying fox (unidentified)
    Fork-tailed drongo
    Four-horned antelope
    Four-spotted skimmer
    Four-striped grass mouse
    Fowl, helmeted guinea
    Fox, arctic
    Fox, asian red
    Fox, bat-eared
    Fox, blue
    Fox, cape
    Fox, crab-eating
    Fox, grey
    Fox, north american red
    Fox, pampa gray
    Fox, savanna
    Fox, silver-backed
    Francolin, coqui
    Francolin, swainson’s
    Frilled dragon
    Frilled lizard
    Fringe-eared oryx
    Frog (unidentified)
    Frogmouth, tawny

    • fox,flying fox,flying frog and flying flamingo. Thank You!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :) :) :) :).

  13. Mr Joseph Hoffman,
    A flat-headed cat is an animal that begins with the letter F.

    Grandma has a flat-headed cat n the front porch.

  14. a field mouse, flying fox it’s a bat. fox,falcon,ferret,finch,flamingo,felines,flycatcher it’s a bird. frog,fish,fly,and fire ant.my name is owen george. I used an animal encyclopedia for the animals I typed.

  15. all I can think of is a ferret and a fox. these are very helpful lessons, and even my 2 year old sister loves watching the story of piano street! thank you!

  16. I Remember Begging my mom to get me piano lessons and asking for a piano. I got a keyboard for Christmas, I guess it solved that. But I still needed lessons! Until she found this. Thank You Mr. Hoffman, your the best! I don’t know what I would do without you!

  17. I thought of a pet faun and a pet fox. I like these videos a lot. I even like the piano street videos the best. I am 5 1/2.

  18. Thank you for all these wonderful lessons. I was so impressed I purchased all 5 Units on 14/12/14. I expected an immediate download as advertised, but received no confirmation e-mail or link although my card has been debited. I contacted the Support staff by e-mail. They suggested things which I had already checked. Sadly their response is very slow and to-date I have had no joy on my purchase even though I asked them to re-send the link for my download

  19. Asmara.hi mr.hofman me my mom and my grandma all wanted me to learn piano and the dream came true so thanks for teaching me how to play piano!

  20. Asmara.hi mr.hofman me my mom and my grandma all wanted me to learn piano and the dream came true so thanks for teaching me how to play piano!

  21. Thank you Mr.Hoffman! I have all ways wanted to learn piano. We did not have the money for someone to teach me and mommy never had time. ~~Brie Huston

    • I think these videos definitely can be of help to anyone who wants to learn, at any age. We have many adults and teens using my lessons. I am primarily a teacher of children (which I’m sure you notice in my lessons), but this can be a plus since I go nice and easy at first, but challenges start to come before too long. I hope that my lessons can be helpful to you in learning piano!

  22. F animals are fish falcon flamingo flying fish flat head shark ferret fox finch feline fly and a frilled neck lizard

    Mr Hoffman sir

  23. Thank you Mr. Hoffman for your videos. They are helping me alot. As for animal names :
    -Finnish Spitz
    -Fennec Fox
    – Field Spaniel

  24. Mr Hoffman your videos are great! My little brother (7) and me (almost 10) are learning a lot. For the f pet: fly, fox.

  25. some other animals that start with f are ferret,fox,falcon,field spaniel, fin whale,finnish spitz,flounder,and a fishing cat.

  26. French fries!oh!animals well then.french fries is all a got…and I like your videos.they were funny at the end. I’m Hannah!

  27. Mr.Hoffman! After all of the lessons, will I be able to listen to any song and figure out the keys and play on the piano?

    • At the end of all my lessons, you should have developed some great basic musical skills, with the ability to play many songs. I can’t promise you’ll be able to play *any* song, but I assure you that with hard work, and lots of daily practice, you can become as good as you would like to become. Thanks for watching and learning with me!

  28. Thank you mister Hoffman you are a relly good piano teacher. If I keep stiking with it I coold become like you.You inspire me. For the f pet, fox , ferret, finch, feline and a fly.

    Connor Isaac moebakken

    • Hi Connor, I am glad you like the lessons, and it is fun to be your piano teacher. If you stick with it and work hard you can get even BETTER than me! :) I mean it! Keep practicing and have fun! Your friend, Mr. Hoffman

    • You win for introducing me to an animal I have never heard of before! The fossa looks like a cross between a lemur and a panther!

  29. Mr. Hoffman, Sir, I really loved all your lessons. Thank you for making it more clearer and understandable. God bless you! :)

  30. We just started your lessons today and my 6 year old daughter just wants to learn more and more! Very kid friendly. Thank you!!

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