Master Class # 11: Play Piano Techniques Learn Piano 1 to10
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Master Class # 11: Play Piano Techniques Learn Piano 1 to10

Use these 70+ piano techniques to play beautiful music arrangement to a song. Add color tones for extra mood & tension.
4.4 (18 ratings)
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Created by Rosa Suen
Last updated 10/2019
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 38 articles
  • 2 downloadable resources
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  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • PLAY beautiful techniques to a song
  • IMPROVISE with Right Hand to create fun music
  • ENJOY the freedom to impromptu playing
  • PLAY beautiful ballad style on the Left Hand
  • VARY many piano techniques
  • HAVE fun creating fun sounds by playing color tones
  • MOVE fingers freely to improvise
  • LEARN easy techniques to play complex music
  • ADD b9 to create jazzy cocktail sounds
  • PLAY the 7th Chords with ease
  • ENJOY improvising with 70+ techniques
  • USE my SECRET handshapes that allow me to play with ease
  • USE my SECRET handshapes to play easily on the piano
  • USE my SECRET handshapes to create beautiful colorful sounds
  • they want to learn piano quickly with my easy method
  • they need to be able to understand a little about chords


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This is the course I prepare for all my lovely piano students who want to play play play with a variety of Piano Techniques.

This is a MASTER Class of Piano Techniques that I taught in Learn Piano # 1 to # 10.

Here I put together all the Piano Techniques in one place to make it easy for my piano students.  

You will Learn MY Piano Tips & Secret Handshapes to play at EASE and with emotions:

  1. Learn Easy Fingering

  2. Learn how to make use of R3 Finger

  3. Learn how to use your R1 Finger for drum effect

  4. Learn how to use 2T6 Handshape to make sweet sounds

  5. Learn how to use 3T6 Handshape to play inversions without the need to figure out all the inner tones

  6. Learn how to use 4T6 Handshape to play color tones

  7. Learn how to play good voicing with both hands

  8. Learn how to play chromatic movement

  9. Learn how to walk the bass

  10. Learn how to improvise with Right Hand sliding tones

  11. Learn how to do mordent Triplet to songs

  12. Learn how to play a variety of ballad sounds on the Left Hand

  13. Learn New Age accompaniment

  14. Learn to do Runs and Fills easily with both hands

  15. Know where to focus when you play

  16. NEVER concentrate on the specific notes, but to let your fingers flow....That's It!  Come and join us!


Listen to what students are saying about this 5 Star course:

From Barbara G:

Amazing, over 70 techniques to add to any song to dress up your music and make them extraordinarily beautiful. The Waterfall Run is just one of my favorites that Rosa teaches. This course is jam packed with ideas and they are all fun to learn. Exciting course!

From Alene Thornton:

This is great to have all these techniques in one course! Tons of techniques to learn and so nice to have them all in one place so not having to hunt thru all the other levels of the Reharm courses to find them.

From Julie:

I love the demos that are in this course. It makes me want to play the piano easily and Rosa makes it so much fun and motivating. Very inspiring for me.

From John T. CEO

The handshapes here are marvelous as I find that I can now play easily on the piano splashing in these color tones without memorizing any notes. Rosa has a super method going here that everyone should learn. I never heard about these 2t6 and 3t6 or 4t6 but I now know why they do the magic especially when we do runs going up the keyboard. I love this course.

From Betty: 

These finger tricks are very helpful as there's nothing to memorize. Rosa shows you how to use those fingers to create those beautiful sounds quickly. I like the handshapes idea, especially with people who have small hands. They are great and handy. Really like all these tips.


Learn these Practical PIano Techniques for Right & Left Hand Improvisation

70+ Techniques and Styles:

  1. 5 Finger Melody

  2. Bluesy Notes

  3. 5 Note Turn

  4. Grace Notes

  5. Chord Inversions

  6. Transfer Chord

  7. Melody in 3rds

  8. Melody in 6ths

  9. 3T6 Handshape

  10. 4T6 Handshape

  11. Mordant Triplet

  12. Amen ending

  13. Plagal Cadence

  14. Perfect Cadence

  15. Play in F Key

  16. Color Tones

  17. Open 10th

  18. Rocking 10th

  19. Ballad 9

  20. New Age

  21. Nostalgic Ballad

  22. Cross Over Ballad

  23. Cross Over 2 Octaves

  24. Ascending Arp

  25. Ballad Hop

  26. C6 Dancing Water Run

  27. C6 Waterfall Run

  28. Quartals Playing

  29. Simple Quartal Run

  30. Octaves

  31. Tremolos

  32. Walk Up & Walk Down

  33. Rocking Walking Bass

  34. Smooth Voicing

  35. Minor Chord Substitution

  36. Open Voicing

  37. Closed Voicing using Inversion

  38. G7b9 Introduction Run

  39. G7b9 Overlap Run

  40. G7b9 LH Cross Over b9

  41. Secondary Dominant Chords

  42. 7b9 Substitutions

  43. 1625 Turn Around & Variation

  44. Diminished 7 chords chromatic movement

  45. Chromatic Scale & Fingering

  46. Chromatic scale runs

  47. Chromatic Tone Fillers

  48. LH chromatic run

  49. Augmented Chord Substitutions

  50. C Whole Tone scale

  51. C# whole tone scale

  52. Whole tone scale fillers

  53. Whole tone special effects

  54. Whole tone harp

  55. Whole tone introduction

  56. Suspended Chord 4-3

  57. Suspended Chord run

  58. Suspended chord IV/V

  59. Suspended chord intro

  60. Tritone Chromatic movement

  61. Tritone chords formation

  62. Playing very dissonant tritones

  63. Tritone chords turnarounds

  64. RH Block Chord Style Harmonization

  65. 4T6 Locked Hand Chorale Voicing

  66. 4T6 block chords to Away in a manger

Have fun playing Away In A Manger in a creative way improvising around the melody tones.

Have Fun!



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  • students who want to learn the chord method to play piano quickly
Course content
Expand all 113 lectures 02:16:07
+ Dress Up Your Music with Right Hand Improvisation Skills
4 lectures 04:38
4. R3 Finger Trick - Create Bluesy Sound
5. R3 Slide Down - Also called Grace Notes
6. Blue Tone on the Black Note - Slide Down on the 3rd
+ Finger Tricks & Secret Handshape
8 lectures 11:03

Take advantage of the R3 Finger:

R3 is a very strong finger when you play the melody tone.

Create more fun sounds by adding in 5 Note Turn:

RH: R3 R4 R3 R2 R3

5 note turn in the space of one beat

R3 plays melody note

LH: L5 L3 L2 L1

Broken Chord - Simple Arp

Preview 02:49

Make your R3 Finger Playful.

Create a Triplet Sound by Adding in R4.

Fingering: R3 R4 R3

Preview 01:14
10. Splash Mordant Triplet on the 3rd Beat
11. Mordant Triplet on the song Away in A Manger
12. Mordant Triplet on Away In A Manger Play Along
13. R1-R3 Finger Trick - Embellish Melody Tones in 3rds

Notice I didn't just play the sounds together.

I roll them sometimes to make it more interesting.

I go up an octave to make some echo sounds.

Try experiment in this way!

This is fun.

14. Melody in 3rds - R1 + R3 Fingers - Demo & Play Along

You can vary the R1 + R3 fingers:

1. Roll from R1 to R3

2. Play R1 + R3 an octave higher to create an echo sound

15. Roll Melody in 3rds & Echo
+ Use Rosa's Secret Handshape 2T6 to put in color tones easily
4 lectures 07:11
16. Secret Handshape - 2T6
17. Apply 2T6 Easy Handshape to Away In A Manger
18. R1 - R5 Use 2T6 Handshape to Roll Melody Tones
19. Let R1 To Guide You To Mix Melody in 3rds & 6ths
+ Rosa's Secret 3T6 Handshape - To Play Chord Inversion
5 lectures 07:56
20. 3T6 Secret Handshape

RH: R1 R2 R5

R5 plays melody tones

1. Play all the tones together.

2. You can Roll the Tones for Variation

21. Secret Handshape 3T6 - Color Tones Added
22. Right Hand - 3 tone Melody to Away In a Manger

Chord Inversions:

C Chord:

Root position: C E G

1st Inversion: E G C

2nd Inversion: G C E

F Chord:

Root position: F A C

1st Inversion: A C F

2nd Inversion: C F A

G7 Chord:

Root position: G B D F

1st Inversion: B D F G

2nd Inversion: D F G B

3rd Inversion: F G B D

23. Right Hand Chord Inversions for Chords: C, F, G7
24. Play Chord Inversion to Away in a Manger
+ Rosa's Secret Method: TRANSFER Chord (I coined this name for EZ piano playing)
4 lectures 08:20
25. Rosa's EZ Method of Playing Piano: Transfer Chord
27. Amen Tag Ending - IV I

Piano Tip To Add a tag to the ending of a song:

  • Put in IV – I Plagal Cadences (Amen Sound)
  • At the end of the song, put in an extra ending tag:
  • IV – I


I show you 2 variations:

a. Use Root Bass for the Ending: F C

b. Use C Bass for the Ending: F/C C

28. Adding a Tag - Amen Chord Ending & Variation
+ Rosa's Secret Handshape - 4T6 - Right Hand Play 4 tones easily
6 lectures 08:21
29. Rosa's Secret Handshape - 4T6 Handshape to play color tones
30. Demo of my 4T6 Handshape
31. Rosa's Big Tip: RH Form Color Tones moving 1 step or 1/2 step
33. Apply 4T6 to Away In A Manger
34. Play Along - Away in a Manger with 4T6
+ Left Hand - 9th & 10th Color Tone
4 lectures 03:53
35. Rosa's Tip: Thumb Trick Stops at 9 - Ballad 9
36. Ballad 9 - CM9 FM9 G9
37. Ballad 9 - Away in a Manger - Slow Tempo for Beginners
38. Ballad 9 - Away in a Manger - Normal Tempo
+ New Age Sound - switching the 9th and 10th
5 lectures 04:45
39. Change the order of 9th & 10th Tone
41. Walking Thumb Trick Explained
42. New Age Accompaniment - Away in a Manger Slow Tempo
43. New Age - Away in a Manger Play Along - Normal Tempo