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This course is for those who are new to piano. You will learn how to read music, play, and some basic music theory.
*Lessons at my studios are taught on a keyboard
*Piano book for beginners required
I grew up in a family of educators, so I've played piano since I was 7, but taught both private students and group piano for over 25 years. My approach is to meet each student at their level and to develop a sincere love for music.
Piano is a fundamental instrument and through exposure and learning, most students can go on to play any instrument.....that's how I started. I am familiar and have taught most methods on the market today such as: Bastien, Faber, Alfred, Denes Agay, John Thompson, Edna Mae Burnam( Dozen A Day), Martha Mier and so on. I've also helped to develop lesson books and curriculum as well.
I have 14 years of experience in classical piano and I absolutely love to teach music! When teaching piano, I strive to help my students obtain a solid understanding of the piano, and help them build skills in reading, performance, proper practice techniques, and musical techniques. I also introduce them to a wide variety of repertoire and implement ear training and theory into my lessons so they can become a well-rounded musician. My students are also able to apply what they have learned to their specific musical interests. I teach with a mixture of the Kodaly and Dalcroze methods, and I believe in engaging my students visually, auditorialy, and kinesthetically, so they can have the best learning experience possible!
I have a strong background in piano and have been playing since the age of 4. I enjoy working with students of all ages and levels!
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Have you always wanted to play the piano? We’re here to help! Get started with these 20 video tutorials hosted by San Diego, CA piano teacher Jordan M, one of our expert instructors with TakeLessons.com. In this free video series, you’ll get an introduction to the instrument and learn a few easy exercises to get you reading music and understanding rhythm!
Intro to the Piano: Learn about the parts of the piano and how to find the all-important Middle C.
Learn about proper posture, hand placement, and other beginner essentials.
Learn about the treble and bass clefs, and tips for remembering the notes on the piano.
Learn what all those sharps and flats really mean, and how to decode your music.
Follow along to master quarter notes, quarter rests, and half rests.
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