The Music Coach Online Piano Lesson Program

Learn To Play The Piano In Just 30 Minutes Per Week! Practice Videos Included.
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  • Lectures 50
  • Length 4 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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About This Course

Published 4/2016 English

Course Description

This is the perfect place to start for beginner piano players! Take all the guess work out of how and what to practice. This program comes with specially designed practice videos for each lesson.

Learn To Play The Piano Quickly And Easily Using The Music Coach Learning System.

-Learn the basics of how music works with fun easy to understand animated videos.

-Use a proven system to take all the guess work out of what to practice.

-Gain the confidence to play your piano with others.

-Enjoy learning at a pace that is right for you.

Start Playing And Creating Music To Express Your Musical Self

You will learn everything you need to know about the piano, from how to place your hands and make your first sound, to how to play the piano in a band! This course also focuses on how to express yourself through music by teaching beginner improvisation (soloing). The goal of The Music Coach Piano Program is for you to fully express who you are through the instrument.

Content and Overview

I designed this program to help you begin your musical journey on the piano in the most efficient and fun way. This program is suitable for anyone who has a desire to play and has a working piano. There are over 2.5 hours of video lessons and practice videos.

The layout of the course uses a simple format:

-1 lesson video that explains a new concept/technique,

-1 practice video that has voice overs and graphics to help you play along with the teacher on the screen in "real time".

There are twelve sets of lessons and practice videos that help you learn melody, rhythm, harmony, and improvising. This program also contains a "Jam Room" with a virtual band that you can play along with at different speeds. As an added bonus there are also five music theory made easy animated videos that explain the basic building blocks of music.

At the end of this course you will have the confidence to play the piano both on your own and with others in different musical situations.

What are the requirements?

  • You will need a piano or keyboard to play.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Play the piano in a lead role (melody)
  • Improvise (solo) over a basic form
  • Play the piano in a supportive role (accompaniment)

What is the target audience?

  • This course is designed for complete beginners. You don't need any prior experience with the piano or music to get started
  • This course is NOT for students who already know several scales and songs on the piano

What you get with this course?

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

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Welcome to the program
How to use the Music Coach Program
Preview
03:21
04:21

Learn the 4 essential elements to making music on any instrument 

14:53

This video will explain the difference between an acoustic piano and a keyboard, as well as some of the reasons to pick each one.

01:43

Learn the basics of how the musical alphabet works

00:43

Learn what melody is in music

02:18

Learn how rhythm works in music

04:32

Learn how harmony and chords are used in music

Section 2: Week 1 Lesson:
04:59

 Learn how to play the notes of the piano in your right hand and how to play your first scale.

05:24

Use this video practice lesson the concepts from the lesson. This takes all the guess work out of what to practice. All practice videos feature voice overs and visual cues for what is to be played now, and what is coming up next. It is as simple as “monkey see, monkey do”.

Section 3: Week 2 Lesson:
02:41

 Learn how to play the notes of the piano in your left hand and how to play your first scale.

05:05

Use this video practice lesson the concepts from the lesson. This takes all the guess work out of what to practice. All practice videos feature voice overs and visual cues for what is to be played now, and what is coming up next. It is as simple as “monkey see, monkey do”.

Section 4: Week 3 Lesson:
04:53

Learn how to play your first chords

05:56

Use this video practice lesson the concepts from the lesson. This takes all the guess work out of what to practice. All practice videos feature voice overs and visual cues for what is to be played now, and what is coming up next. It is as simple as “monkey see, monkey do”.

Section 5: Week 4 Lesson:
04:20

Learn how to play the A section structure with different rhythms 

04:15

Use this video practice lesson the concepts from the lesson. This takes all the guess work out of what to practice. All practice videos feature voice overs and visual cues for what is to be played now, and what is coming up next. It is as simple as “monkey see, monkey do”.

Section 6: Week 5 Lesson:
02:31

Learn how play the B section chord progression

05:15

Use this video practice lesson the concepts from the lesson. This takes all the guess work out of what to practice. All practice videos feature voice overs and visual cues for what is to be played now, and what is coming up next. It is as simple as “monkey see, monkey do”.

Section 7: Week 6 Lesson:
04:31

Learn how play the one octave G major scale in the right hand

04:29

Use this video practice lesson the concepts from the lesson. This takes all the guess work out of what to practice. All practice videos feature voice overs and visual cues for what is to be played now, and what is coming up next. It is as simple as “monkey see, monkey do”.

Section 8: Week 7 Lesson:
02:32

Learn how play the A section melody

03:22

Use this video practice lesson the concepts from the lesson. This takes all the guess work out of what to practice. All practice videos feature voice overs and visual cues for what is to be played now, and what is coming up next. It is as simple as “monkey see, monkey do”.

Section 9: Week 8 Lesson:
03:23

Learn how play the B section melody

03:07

Use this video practice lesson the concepts from the lesson. This takes all the guess work out of what to practice. All practice videos feature voice overs and visual cues for what is to be played now, and what is coming up next. It is as simple as “monkey see, monkey do”.

Section 10: Week 9 Lesson:
04:23

Learn how play your first scale pattern

04:54

Use this video practice lesson the concepts from the lesson. This takes all the guess work out of what to practice. All practice videos feature voice overs and visual cues for what is to be played now, and what is coming up next. It is as simple as “monkey see, monkey do”.

Section 11: Week 10 Lesson:
03:13

Learn how play your second scale pattern

06:18

Use this video practice lesson the concepts from the lesson. This takes all the guess work out of what to practice. All practice videos feature voice overs and visual cues for what is to be played now, and what is coming up next. It is as simple as “monkey see, monkey do”.

Section 12: Week 11 Lesson:
05:04

Learn how to take your first solo

04:22

Use this video practice lesson the concepts from the lesson. This takes all the guess work out of what to practice. All practice videos feature voice overs and visual cues for what is to be played now, and what is coming up next. It is as simple as “monkey see, monkey do”.

Section 13: Week 12 Lesson:
02:23

Learn how to put all the sections together and play the whole song

04:51

Use this video practice lesson the concepts from the lesson. This takes all the guess work out of what to practice. All practice videos feature voice overs and visual cues for what is to be played now, and what is coming up next. It is as simple as “monkey see, monkey do”.

Section 14: Jam Room
04:54

Play the Music Coach song at 60 beats per minuet

Jam Room medium 80bpm
03:45
03:04

Play the Music Coach song at a fast tempo

Section 15: Bonus: The Music Coach Duo Series
Welcome To The Music Coach Duo Series
Preview
01:06
Music Coach Duo Series: Piano and Guitar Level 1
Preview
04:08
Music Coach Duo Series: Piano and Guitar Level 2
08:25
Music Coach Duo Series: Piano and Guitar Level 3
07:07
Music Coach Duo Series: Piano and Flute Level 1
05:13
Music Coach Duo Series: Piano and Flute Level 2
06:59
Music Coach Duo Series: Piano and Flute Level 3
06:57
Music Coach Duo Series: Piano and Bass Level 1
04:08
Music Coach Duo Series: Piano and Bass Level 2
05:10
Music Coach Duo Series: Piano and Bass Level 3
05:13
Music Coach Duo Series: Piano and Clarinet Level 1
05:23
Music Coach Duo Series: Piano and Clarinet Level 2
02:41
Music Coach Duo Series: Piano and Clarinet Level 3
06:56
Music Coach Duo Series: Piano and Saxophone Level 1
05:55
Music Coach Duo Series: Piano and Saxophone Level 2
08:00
Music Coach Duo Series: Piano and Saxophone Level 3
05:51

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Instructor Biography

Todd Porter, Professional Music Educator

Multi-instrumentalist Todd Porter has been teaching music on several instruments for the past 15 years. In addition to teaching private lessons and workshops he is the horn section leader and arranger for the Bonified Truth, which backs up 2008 Toronto Blues Society winner Scott McCord (nominated for a 2010 Maple Blues Award for Best New Artist). He also leads The River Pilots, whose debut album reached the top 10 on the Canadian College radio Jazz charts in 2008 and was nominated for best World Music Song, and Best Country Music Song at the 2008 Ontario Independent music awards. The River Pilots Debut album was also featured on CBC Radio One shows, Disc Drive, Sunday Edition, and Fresh Air. Todd was a member of Toronto based Afro Funk group Mr. Something Something, where he toured Canada for two years (2004-2006) in support of their second album “The Edge”, which was nominated for a 2007 Juno award for best World music album

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