For the same reason we learned to speak long before we learned to read and spell. We want you to acquire the language of music first by immersing you in the process of playing immediately. When ready, we’ll introduce reading. By then you should have an intimate relationship with your piano and a repertoire of about 30 to 50 songs in different styles of music. And it’s fun! Sitting at the piano and playing songs is a lot more fun for most people than practicing scales and drills.