Contemporary Keys Courses


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8 Week Intro to Contemporary Keys

Level 1 

This is the flagship course in Deborah Brennan Music's stable of short courses. Learn the basics of contemporary keys playing - perfect for singers or beginner accompanists. This course focuses on keyboard navigation, healthy technique, and developing a sense of timing.


You will learn how to build basic triads in root position and first inversion, how to play standard popular chord progressions and how to interpret a basic chord chart.

This course is now available online via video conferencing from the comfort of your own home!



What is Contemporary Piano?

Contemporary is a chord-based approach to learning.


Where traditional, or Classical, piano tuition leans to a melody-first approach, contemporary tuition is a harmony-first approach.

It's all about chords, chord progressions, timing and technique.


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