Keyboard Basics
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Keyboard Basics

Learn the fundamentals of the keyboard. Learn note names, chords, scales, and how to read chorded sheet music
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Last updated 4/2014
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
The goal of this course is to familiarize you with the keyboard.
The goal of this course is to get you started on the right path of learning how to approach the keyboard/piano correctly
In this course you will learn many facets of the keyboard that will help you achieve your personal music goals.
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Requirements
  • Pencil/Pen To Take Notes
  • Keyboard/Piano in order to be able to practice what you have learned.
  • Computer/Laptop/Mobile Device with Internet Access
Description

Keyboard Basics is designed for the beginning musician. This course provides the building blocks for a successful musical experience once the concepts are applied. The information can be applied to any genre of music thus making the material universal.

In this course you will learn the following:

  1. Note Names (Black Keys & White Keys)
  2. Sharps & Flats
  3. Scales
  4. Chords
  5. Reading Chorded Sheet Music

Every video can be downloaded for offline viewing.

Remember - Prov 27:17 "Iron Sharpens Iron"

Who is the target audience?
  • Any musician that is eager to learn and understand the piano.
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About the Instructor
Starling Jones Jr
4.2 Average rating
110 Reviews
19,647 Students
4 Courses
Musician (Pianist/Organist) - Online Video Instructor

Starling Jones, Jr., a native of Columbus, MS and Armed Forces Veteran (ARMY) currently residing in the Atlanta area.

Starling started playing the piano at the age of 12. Starling was active in his home church of Zion Gate Missionary Baptist Church, (Columbus, MS) Pastored by James A. Boyd. as a Jr. Deacon, Musician and Choir Member. Starling participated in talent shows, Gospel Choir Concerts, Plays, Musicals and also took piano lessons in High School. Starling also played the piano at the Local Baptist Conventions and Conferences.

Starling has over 20 years of musical experience and has trained under many teachers and musicians as well as attended musical workshops to produce his own unique sound. Starling is the founder of SmoothChords(dot)com, an online piano lessons website.

Some of Starling's accomplishments are as follows:

•HCC Band Scholarships (Bells and Bass Drum)
•Musical Service Awards From Various Churches
•Music Workshops:

  1. Min. Malcolm Speed, Min. Bryan Wilson, Elder Sammy James

•Song Writer
•Producer

  1. "More Than a Conqueror", Faith Outreach Christian Life Center Mass Choir, Co-Produced, 2000.
  2. "Starling Sounds Vol 1", Instrumental Music, 2003.
  3. "Mastered First", Instrumental Music, 2007.


Several of Starling's influences are Ben Tankard, Timothy Wright, Hezekiah Walker, Richard Smallwood and James Cleveland.