Piano Technique Exercises Vol.1
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Piano Technique Exercises Vol.1

Learn these easy to follow exercises and enhance your playing.
4.7 (7 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,829 students enrolled
Created by Ilse Lozoya
Last updated 6/2017
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • At the end of this course you will be able to play with more control of your dynamics and phrasing.
  • Your hand and fingers will be playing with a better position, relaxed, preventing injuries.
  • You will be able to play exercises that are going to prepare you to solve many future difficuties that you will face in future piano pieces.
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  • No previous knowledge is required for this course, even if you do not know music theory, you can follow these exercises.
  • Access to an acoustic piano, keyboard or MIDI controller is necessary in order to follow all the exercises of this course.
  • Having a good internet connection is recommendable.

Do you want to be able to play piano controlling your sound, phrasing and preventing injuries? Do you want to start playing piano with good technique since the beginning? If the answer is yes, this course is for you. Having a good piano technique is a must if you want to enhance your playing, it does not matter if you are an amateur, beginner, advanced or even a profesional musician, this course will provide you the tools to reach that control that is equivalent of having a good technique.

In this course you will learn how to prepare to play:

  • Different phrasing: Staccato and legato.
  • Octaves, at the same time and broken.
  •  Chords.
  •  Articulating, for those marcato notes.
  •  Repeating notes without getting tired.

And because no previous knowledge is required, you can get all the benefits that these exercises can bring to your playing.

Enroll in this course today and improve your playing!!


Who is the target audience?
  • This course is perfect for any piano student, beginner or advanced, amateur or professional because of its technical nature.
  • This course is dedicated to any person that wants to play piano with a good technique.
  • If you think that you do not need to improve your technique this course is not for you.
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Curriculum For This Course
24 Lectures
1 Lecture 03:04
Basic Phrasing
7 Lectures 22:01

Staccato notes


Articulation Exercise - Pattern A -

Articulation Pattern B

2 notes phrase
2 Lectures 04:56
Arpeggios part A

Arpeggios part B
3 Lectures 10:53

Broken octaves Part I

Broken octaves Part II
Major Scale
3 Lectures 08:51
Major Scale Part I

Major Scale Part II

Major Scale Complete
Triad and Upbeat Exercises
4 Lectures 12:08

Upbeat - Example 1 -

Upbeat - Example 2 -

Upbeat - Example 3 -
Repeating Notes
3 Lectures 06:38
Repeating Notes -1 3-

Repeating Notes -1 2 3-

Repeating Notes -1 2 3 4-
BONUS LECTURE: Website, coupons and much more
1 Lecture 01:18
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About the Instructor
Ilse Lozoya
4.4 Average rating
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21,358 Students
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University Professor, Piano Teacher, Course Designer.

Ilse Lozoya is a pianist and educator who has been creating online courses about music and  education on Udemy since 2016. She is deeply involved on creating online content with other artists and course developers as a co - instructor. 

Here courses are basically focused on:

- Piano

- Music Theory

- Ear Training

Her courses have more than 15 000 students from 150 countries.

Ilse Lozoya has been a piano teacher for the last 17 years, her experience teaching young kids includes the Yamaha Program and now she is a Certified Suzuki Piano Teacher

For the last 7 years she has been a higher education teacher in local music universities. Her academic degrees include:

Music Bachelor´s Degree by Universidad de Guadalajara (UDG)

Master´s Degree in Education by Universidad Tecnológica de México (UNITEC)

University Teaching 101 by Johns Hopkins University through Coursera

Liderazgo en gestión educativa estratégica a tráves del uso de la tecnología by Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM)

Foundations of Teaching for Learning Specialization Program by Commonwealth Education Trust

Virtual Teacher Program Specialization by UCI Extension Continuing Education

Currently besides her daily academic activities as a private piano teacher,  she is developing virtual piano courses in order to reach people who don´t have the opportunity to take regular piano lessons, she has a blog and she is preparing an E-book