This piano course is for anyone who wants to learn to play the piano, as for other instrumentalists who also want to learn how to play the piano as a second instrument and to have a review of music theory.
It's designed for total beginners on the piano and will take you to an intermediate level.
The characteristics of this course are:
And of course: this piano course comes with full lifetime access and a 30-day money-back guarantee.
Apart from the introduction section (8 lectures), the course consists of 4 main sections, each with a lot of lectures that will help you to advance in a steady way. The 4 main sections are:
The 3 first sections (scales, chords and reading music) are not just boring theory lessons: theory is always combined with playing a song, and the song is mostly played together with a band. You can use the included mp3 files to play along together with the band: this is really a fun way of learning how to play the piano and at the same time learn music theory!
Some of the topics covered in this course:
Major scales in all 12 keys
Minor scales in all 12 keys
Transposing songs in other keys
Lots of songs to practice the notes of the scales
Circle of fifths
Dominant 7th chords
Minor 7th chords
Lots of songs to practice the chords
Pentatonic scale (major and minor)
The 12 measure blues
Improvising with the pentatonic and blues scales
Adding rhythm in the left hand accompaniment
Adding colors (9th, #9th, 13th) in the left hand accompaniment
Extend the blues scale with extra notes
Martin Cohen is since about 25 years a teacher of physics, mathematics and informatics.
At the moment, he teaches at the European School in Luxembourg.
Martin is originally from Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
He is a passionate musician and composer. Since the age of 8 years, he plays the piano.
He played in several rock, blues and jazz bands and he has at the moment a jazz quartet.
He also taught the piano, music theory and composing techniques.
Martin has a masters degree in physics from the Free University in Amsterdam.