Play Music by Ear - from Beginner to Fluency
What you'll learn
- Make the connection and Internalize your sense of rhythm, melody and harmony
- Learn and play popular songs without reading music
- Discover the underlying building blocks of music
- A musical instrument (preferably a piano or electronic keyboard)
- An egg shaker is a nice addition, but not necessary
Discover the underlying building blocks of music
Internalize your sense of rhythm
Connect your voice and ears to find notes on any instrument
Learn how to find and play a melody by ear
Understand harmony - How chords work
Play chords and melody at the same time
Follow the step-by-step process to learn the rhythm, melody and chords of any song
Learn and play popular songs without reading music
This course is a combination of my other courses ("Rhythm-The Basics", "How to Play any Song by Ear-the Basics", "Chords and Harmony", and "Song Discovery-Hello")
In this course I will reach you how to make music your lifelong companion by connecting your ears, voice and body to music, through piano & ear-training. When we learn to play by ear, the music becomes a permanent part of our body and it is becomes easy to remember a song you played years ago as well as learn how to play a song you hear on the radio.
Until quite recently in human history, music was always taught and learned by ear. There was no such thing as music notation, but music was passed down as part of our greater cultural exchange. Written music was developed as a tool to help remember songs and to transfer information about a piece but since music is primarily an audio experience it more deeply ingrained in our brains memeory when learned through an auditory method.
Who this course is for:
- Beginners, non-musicans and musicans who wish to learn music with their ears instead of reading music.
Michael Emenau - Is the creator of the award winning children's music education /ear training APP "EASY MUSIC". Since its release in 2016 EASY MUSIC (140,000+ paid downloads) has been selected as:
· “iTunes Editor’s Choice “Best New APP” (iTunes/App Store Worldwide)
· “Top 10 Apps of 2016” (iTunes/App Store Worldwide, all categories)
· "Parents Choice -Silver Award"
· "Tech with Kids - Best APP"
· “Must Buy” - Good APP Guide
Michael has extensive experience as a piano, drum and vibraphone teacher, as well as, a content developer and blogger for NY based electronic music school DubSpot.
He has worked professionally as a musician, composer, producer, and arranger for 25+ years, playing such diverse genres as, Jazz, Rock, Salsa, Electronica, Country, Hindustani, Baroque, Klezmer and Orchestral music. During this time he has recorded on over 150 CD’s, composed music for 7 films, toured internationally, and lived on 3 continents. As a recording artist he has released a series of highly acclaimed solo CD’s on the boutique record labels Hearts of Space, Daikini, Lucky Bear and Six Degree’s records.
Currently Michael is part of the world-touring ensemble “The Triplets of Belleville” with Oscar nominated composer Benôit Charest. He also is leading his own touring group “SUSSEX”, which blends Americana, Roots, and ragtime music.