The core keyboard component of the curriculum is Alfred's Basic Piano Library Lesson and Top Hits Course. The sequential materials from this course included in the SoundTree Keyboard Lab Curriculum include:
The Reproducible Worksheet Book contains Theory and Ear Training worksheets to correlate with each unit of Alfred's Basic Piano Library Lesson Book Complete, Levels 1-3 General Music Component:
In addition to the keyboard materials listed above, The High School Curriculum Book includes 60 lesson plans written specifically for the Korg Group Education Controller (GEC) from SoundTree. These lesson plans serve as a guide for incorporating a GEC keyboard lab into the general music classroom setting. Written by experienced teachers who teach in a keyboard lab environment, these classroom-tested lessons include lessons in the following areas:
The lessons are not presented in a specific order, but are intended to give the teacher maximum flexibility to include them in the curriculum based on the needs of students in the individual classes. The musical experiences in each lesson address the National Standards for Music Education. Each individual lesson is organized in the following manner:
Learning musical skills through technology generates tremendous enthusiasm among students. The technology allows students the opportunity to perform, improvise and create music according to their individual tastes. They now move from the realm of music lover to music maker, opening a new world of imagination to students who might never have been involved in the creation of music. The sincere intent of the developers of this curriculum is to make the music learning experience interactive and rewarding for both the students and the instructor.