Learn to Play Piano Like a Pro - Easy Piano Course 1
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Learn to Play Piano Like a Pro - Easy Piano Course 1

Learn to understand the music theory, improve the technique, understand harmony and play a song
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Created by Quang Trung Vu
Last updated 5/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 31 mins on-demand video
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • You will learn the technique, music theory, rhythm, and sight reading. At the end of this course, you will be able to read and play a simple song
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Requirements
  • You should be able to read and play a song at a beginner level
Description

Over the years of teaching classical & contemporary piano lessons, one of the very important matter is how to create a practice routine for yourself. You will see clearly which section that you missing, which section that you are good, or needed to improve. On this course with show you the fundamentals of Music theory, how to learn to improve your Technique, learn to understand the harmony such as Triad chords, Chord progressions. Learn to improve your Sight reading skills. Finally, learn to play a Repertoire

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is designed for beginner level
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Curriculum For This Course
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Music Theory
4 Lectures 08:49

Learn to Play Piano Like a Pro has three courses, "Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced" each of these course created a practice routine are base on "Music theory - Technique - Harmony - Repertoire"

Enjoy the music!

Preview 01:47

Learn to read music notation on the staff. Understand music notation on the treble Clef & Bass clef

Preview 02:06

You are learning the Time signature and the Rhythm. Rhythm is needed to practice all the time to improve your rhythmic feels. The tips are always to practice with the metronome, set your target tempo of each week.

Time Signature & Rhythm
01:50

At the end of this section, you will be able to Read Music Note on the Staff, understand the Time signature and Rhythm. Are you ready for the next section?

Note & Rests Values
03:06
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Technique
4 Lectures 07:42

Playing the piano is so much more than just picking out notes on the keys. Sound, look, and feel your best by following the good piano Posture. When adjusting the height of the piano bench, make sure that your elbows are aligned with the keyboard. Don’t sit too far from the instrument or too close. Keep your shoulders down and your elbows at a comfortable distance from the body. Flexible, relaxed wrist is the best remedy against tension

Preview 01:43

Number of fingers, lift & drop your wrist technique
01:53

Young or beginner piano students struggling with forming a good hand position. To practice, Five Fingers pattern in different keys is to help you become comfortable playing all over the keyboard. Legato playing is a bit difficult in the beginning, but when you get to know how to control your fingers better, you will hear the piano sound is much better.

Preview 02:08

I hope you enjoy the technique section. To improve the technique is needed for every musician in any level.

Five Fingers Patterns in Scale Degree
01:58
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Harmony
3 Lectures 09:01

Let’s quickly review major chords. Major chords that are formed using the 1st, 3rd, and 5th note of a scale. So if you want to play a C major chord, you have to play the 1st, 3rd and 5th note of a C major scale – C E G. When you’re playing solid, or blocked triads. In general, when you play a chord in root position you want to use 1-3-5 for fingers (5-3-1 in the left hand)

Triad Chords
02:11

The Primary Chords progression are the most commonly used chords in music. The Primary Chords are simply the chords (or triads) built on notes 1 (I), 4 (IV) and 5 (V) of the scale. in the key of C major the primary chords are C (I), F (IV) and G (V). In G major, the primary chords are G (I), C (IV) and D (V).

Chord Progressions
02:43

At the end of this section you will be understand the basic of Harmony, learn how to play the Triad chord, how to build and play a Chord progression

Preview 04:07
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Sight reading & Repertoire
2 Lectures 05:31

Sight-reading is one of the most important skills for all of the musician nowaday. You should practice this every day to improve your sight reading skill

Sight Reading
02:32

Here is the summary at the end of this course: 
1. Always practice with the metronome to help you good in rhythm. 
2. When you practice, keep your eyes on music not just on the piano keys that help you better with sight reading skill
3. Don't skip any section "Music Theory - Technique - Harmony - Repertoire"
Thank you for joining in my piano lesson! see you next course

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About the Instructor
Quang Trung Vu
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Work as music producer, composer, pianist and music teacher

Vu Quang Trung has been working diligently as a music producer, pianist, composer, and orchestrator for over 20 years. He also has been focusing on teaching and influencing music to the younger generations.

After 16 years of continuous study, Trung relocated to Sydney, Australia to pursue further musical training and education. In 2001, he successfully completed his Graduate Diploma of Arts Management at the Australian Institute of Music. Two years later, he then earned his Master’s degree in Music as one of the top graduates at the same institution.

Besides teaching Composition & Contemporary Piano, Trung spent an extensive amount of time to research in Jazz. Trung have been work as music director of Virtuoso Russian Music Academy, and OC Music Conservatory in California, USA. Now he is founder of VQT Music Academy in California, USA.