Piano Theory
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Piano Theory

Music Theory - Essentials for any genre of music.
4.5 (2 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.
20 students enrolled
Created by Starling Jones Jr
Last updated 4/2014
English
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Includes:
  • 40 mins on-demand video
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • 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.
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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
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"

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
4.3 Average rating
134 Reviews
20,231 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.