Smart Skills for Piano Beginners
What you'll learn
- Piano Initiation
- Music reading
- Piano technique
- Musical perception and creation
- Have a piano or keyboard
- No previous knowledge needed
Learn the piano and keyboard from cumulative skills that contribute for your independence. The key goal is generously providing you smart effective tools for your active learning. With such tools you will be capable to acquire more information and learn to perform the songs you wish saving your time.
The skills featured are: melody, accompaniment, accompanied melody, music reading, piano technique and musical perception and creation. These abilities make learning faster and help learning the songs you wish. You will learn to play piano and music elements, not only to reproduce tunes.
basic motions and sound direction
hand's standard position
playing melodies and chords
intervals and chords,
reading a sheet music by intervals
intervalar reading by reference points
polyphony studies (playing hands together)
harmonic, melodic and rhythmic perception
composing music ideas
Final Project: learn and play two songs, one from the Middle Ages and one from the Renaissance.
This course promotes a new approach of the music score reading through the intervalar reading and the complementarity of the G, C and F-clefs. You will recognize the instrument's diverse regions and achieve an intuitive reading without needing to memorise all the note positions. Playing with two hands and Musical Perception also have a special treatment as they constitute common obstacles for piano beginners.
All songs and exercises taught are public domain or authored by the instructor. This course does not violate any copyright law. The soundtrack was recorded with exclusivity and contains folk and classical public domain songs. A soundtrack playlist is provided so you can add it to your own playlist.
The instructor is available to answer students' questions and help them with their difficulties.
Who this course is for:
- Young people and adults interested in learning piano and classical music
I have a Specialized Graduate Diploma in Performance and a Bachelor's degree in Music (Performance, piano) by the State University of Paraná (Brazil) and have received twice the Dieuwertjie Meijer scolarship.
I have been teaching music for 10 years in classes, composition and didatic recitals. I also work on content about music and piano on my Youtube channel and social media.