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Piano - Improvers (Keyboard Essential)


Start date: 1st Jun 2020

Time: 19:00 - 20:00

Cost: £22

Day: Monday

Duration: 5 weeks

Tutor: Alec Robinson

Course code: 20SU095

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

This course is for those students that have done the previous half term or have some knowledge of piano playing.  Please email us if you would like to clarify levels.

Week 1: Moving hand positions on the keyboard: Scales and Arpeggios 

Week 2: Applying moving hand positions to pieces

Week 3: Key Signatures 

Week 4: Theory of Key Signatures: The Cycle of Fifths

Week 5: Chords and Triads

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Alec Robinson

Alec Robinson is a full-time piano tutor, music educator and performing musician. A graduate of both The University of York and Leeds College of Music, he runs a business providing tuition for piano students in the Yorkshire area, and in this capacity mentors individuals across a wide range of musical levels and abilities, from beginners to degree-entry level. He also runs group classes for piano in the Leeds area, and regularly performs as a soloist and in various ensembles in music venues across the UK.

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