Beginner to Winner Keys Overview

The Tutor"who's teaching the course"

Richard Brown

"From the age of 6, Richard has been playing piano; learning advanced theory, classical techniques and working his way through the grades. He developed his understanding at an educational level, taking on Music Technology to master his ability in recording. During his early teens, he fronted his first band and has continued to perform with a variety of bands, playing up and down the country. His compositions have been well received via reviews and radio airplay, taking his influence from artists such as Tori Amos, Elvis Costello and The Cure. After a brief hiatus in Australia, he is currently composing with bands in London, Manchester and Leicester.”

Synopsis"what it's all about"

In this course, you will move beyond basic music theory to develop finger skills in order to become comfortable when playing more challenging pieces. It will further your understanding of reading music. After completing the course, you will feel more confident in your ability to improvise and play a piece of music in your own style, as well as learning some new compositions which have been created in this course.

Structure"what you will learn"

Lesson 1- Familiarise yourself with the piano
Lesson 2- Understanding note length
Lesson 3- Finger exercises
Lesson 4- Understanding time signatures
Lesson 5- Chords
Lesson 6- What we’ve learnt so far
Lesson 7- Playing a full scale
Lesson 8- Broken Chords
Lesson 9- Triplets and Arpeggios
Lesson 10- Sharps, Flats and Naturals
Lesson 11- Finger exercises
Lesson 12- Final Composition