Group Piano - Beginners
Start date: 13th Jan 2020
Time: 19:15 - 21:15
Duration: 10 weeks
Tutor: Alec Robinson
Course code: 20SP88
This course is for; those who have only a very rudimentary knowledge of the piano
For the first session students will need;
Pencil & Rubber
Book: The Classic Piano Course Book 1 (or Omnibus edition) by Carol Barratt
Other music books as necessary.
For students playing on keyboards, it is advisable to bring headphones with adaptor plugs.
The course will cover
Week1 Notation and the Keyboard. Reading and playing from Treble Clef notation.
Melodies in the right hand.
Week2 Reading and playing from Bass Clef notation.
Week3 Reading from both Treble and Bass Clefs. Melodies played by both hands.
Week4 Rhythm: Notes and rests.
Week5 Rhythm continued: Interpreting Time Signatures
Week6 Sharps, flats and naturals.
Week7 Hands together interaction: Similar and contrary motions and
Melody with accompaniment.
Week8 Hands together playing continued.
Week9 New Hand Positions.
Week10 Discussion of further repertoire for individual practice over the break.
By the end of the course students should be able to to read and interpret notation contained within the stave for both treble and bass clefs, and play a repertoire of pieces hands together.