Playing Piano: Play Chords and Popular Pieces Vol.I
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Be able to play popular pieces using chords
4.6 (9 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.
3,396 students enrolled
Created by Ilse Lozoya
Last updated 6/2017
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  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 4 Articles
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
What Will I Learn?
  • Play the following songs:Imagine, Pavane and Golden Wedding.
  • Be able to play basic chords starting from the C D E F G A B notes
  • Play popular pieces, understanding how to play a melody and chords at the same time.
  • Understand the structure of Major, minor, diminished, Dom7, Maj7 chords.
  • Start developing a good daily routine in order to play piano with a healthy technique and avoid future injuries.
  • Learn how to play, Imagine, Pavane and Golden Wedding.
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  • It is highly recommendable to have a little a little bit of music theory background, like the name of the notes, rhythmical figures, this course offers you a music theory overview to reinforce your learning.
  • You need to have a keyboard, midi controller or acoustic piano to practice your lessons.
  • Internet connection is necessary.

Do you want to learn to play piano? Would you like to play popular pieces?

Maybe you can read music but you do not know how to play chords, this is your opportunity to learn how to play them!!

Learn to play the following songs

Pavane -Gabriel Faure-

Golden Wedding -Gabriel Marie-

Imagine -John Lennon-

Through practical videos you will learn how to play chords, understanding the theory, why and how must be played. Learn the basic types of chords: Major, minor, diminished, dominant 7 and Major 7 chords and how to use them in popular pieces

This is the moment to ACHIEVE YOUR MUSICAL GOALS, do not wait more time, JOIN NOW and start playing!!!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is dedicated to every person that wants to learn to play chords at the piano, playing popular pieces.
  • If you want to play piano but you don´t have the time to attend to a music academy, this course is for you, go at your own pace, manage your own learning.
  • If the place where you live doesn´t offer you piano lessons, this course is for you, start playing piano, popular pieces and chords today.
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Curriculum For This Course
43 Lectures
Empezar aquí
1 Lecture 02:03

Welcome to this course, the journey begins!!

Preview 02:03
Developing a good position
6 Lectures 21:58

The name of the notes

Preview 03:31

Learn the piano fingering

Preview 03:03

How our hand must be placed at the piano.

Preview 04:05

Easy to follow exercise in order to make our fingers stronger.


The regular C major scale fingering

C Major Scale

Follow this routine daily

Complete Routine
Understanding the triad concept
3 Lectures 14:51

Understanding the triad concept


Exercise #1

Triad Pattern #1

Exercise #2

Triad Pattern #2
Playing Chords
7 Lectures 39:08

Sharp, flat and natural.

Theory: Musical accidents

Theory: Rhythmical Figures

Theory: Chords

Major Chord

Minor Chord

Diminished Chord

M m dim exercise
Playing 4 notes chords
4 Lectures 26:20
4 Notes Chord

Dominant Seventh Chord

Major Seventh Chord

Maj7 Dom7 Exercise
Playing Popular Pieces: Pavane -Gabriel Faure-
5 Lectures 18:29
Pavane -Downloadable-

Pavane -Left Hand- Downloadable

Pavane -Right Hand-

Pavane -Both Hands-

Pavane -Complete-
Playing Popular Pieces: Golden Wedding -Gabriel Marie-
7 Lectures 29:34
Golden Wedding -Downloadable-

Golden Wedding -Left Hand- Downloadable

Golden Wedding -Right Hand- 1st part

Golden Wedding -Right Hand- 2nd part

Golden Wedding -Both Hands- 2nd Part

Golden Wedding -Both Hands- 1st part

Golden Wedding -Both Hands- Complete
Playing Popular Pieces: Imagine -John Lennon-
8 Lectures 28:21
Imagine -Downoadable-

Imagine: Intro

Imagine: Left Hand

Imagine Right Hand 1st part

Imagine Right Hand 2nd part

Imagine Both Hands 1st part

Imagine Both Hands 2nd part

Imagine -Complete-
1 Lecture 00:51
Bonus Lecture
1 Lecture 01:12
BONUS LECTURE: Website, coupons and much more
About the Instructor
Ilse Lozoya
4.4 Average rating
922 Reviews
21,372 Students
43 Courses
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