Piano Theory

Music Theory - Essentials for any genre of music.
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  • Lectures 10
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 4/2014 English

Course Description

Piano Theory will go over essential music theory that can be used in all genres of music.

Learn the theory and apply it towards all of your music endeavors.

This course covers the following topics:

  • Note Names
  • The Number System
  • Major & Minor Scales
  • Chords and Chord Symbols
  • Inversions
  • I-IV-V Chord Progression
  • Relative Major & Relative Minor

Every video can be downloaded for offline viewing.

Remember - Prov 27:17 "Iron Sharpens Iron"

What are the requirements?

  • Keyboard/Piano in order to be able to practice what you have learned.
  • Computer/Laptop/Mobile Device with Internet Access
  • Pencil/Pen To Take Notes

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course, your musical theory should be strengthened.
  • By the end of this lesson, you will be able to play scales and patterns played through out the music industry.

Who is the target audience?

  • Any musician that is eager to learn and understand the piano.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Music Theory
Note Names
The Number System
Major & Minor Scales
Chords & Chord Symbols
I - IV - V Chord Progression
Relative Major & Relative Minor
Section 2: Keyboard Basics PDF
Foundational Material
24 pages
Study Notes Paper
1 page
1 page

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Instructor Biography

Starling Jones Jr, 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

  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.

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