CONTEMPORARY PIANO

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Contemporary Level 1 

Swap your Bach for Billy Joel and your Ravel for Roxette!

Learn the basics of contemporary keys playing - perfect for singers, beginner accompanists or anyone who wants to play contemporary pop! 

 

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

   Modality: Online 

   Course Length: 8 Weeks

   Pre-Requisites: None

   Course Structure:

      - Weekly Tutorial

      - Lecture Notes & Online Resources

      - Weekly video feedback

      - Cost: $280

      - Terms and Conditions

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Contemporary Level 2

Want more?

Let's get together and do it again...

In Level 2 we start playing in new keys and learning more about how chord theory all fits together.

 

You will also be introduced to the concept of style and learn a few technique tricks and tips to help you start to discover your own unique sound.

   Modality: Online 

   Course Length: 8 Weeks

   Pre-Requisites: Able to play in the key of C

   Course Structure:

      - Weekly Tutorial

      - Lecture Notes & Online Resources

      - Weekly video feedback

      - Cost: $280

      - Terms and Conditions

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Contemporary Level 3

You go back, Jack, do it again, wheel turning round and round...

 

In Level 3 we start to delve into reading lead sheets and learn more advanced chord techniques

 

You will also get the chance to work on a piece of your own choice, taking all the skills you have learnt along the way and putting them into your own practise!

 

   Modality: Online 

   Course Length: 8 Weeks   

   Pre-Requisites: Keys of C, G and D

   Course Structure:

      - Weekly Tutorial

      - Lecture Notes & Online Resources

      - Weekly video feedback

      - Cost: $280

      - Terms and Conditions

F.A.Qs

What is Contemporary Piano?

Contemporary piano 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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