The lessons in this course are designed to get you familiar with your instrument by reviewing the parts of the piano, introducing you to the keyboard, and providing you with finger exercises to build hand strength and finger independence.
The lessons in this course introduce the concepts of the treble clef, bass clef, and grand staff which are necessary to begin reading sheet music and Alfie introduces the first of many song lessons with "Some Nights" by Fun. part 1.
Learn major scales and key signatures in this course with piano teacher Alfie Magliano. The lessons in this piano course cover tetrachords and how these fit together to create a major scale, sharp and flat major scales, and an introduction to key signatures.
The lessons in this piano course examine intervals, what they are and all the different types. Then, you learn how to play the piano part on "Stay with Me" by Sam Smith.
Alfie Magliano and Matt Teitelman explain the basics of time signatures, explore common time signatures, and discuss alternating time signatures in a song. Then, you learn how to play the piano part on "Take Me to Church" by Hozier.
Alfie Magliano and Matt Teitelman explain what triplets are and the different types, like 8th note and 16 note triplets, Then, Alfie shows you how to play the piano parts to "Fallin'" by Alicia Keys and "Wagon Wheel" by Darius Rucker.
The tutorials in this course cover triads, or three note chords, dominant 7th chords, and more. Then, Alfie Magliano shows you the piano parts to "Blank Space" by Taylor Swift and "Classic" by MKTO.
The tutorials in this course cover how and when to invert chords and the variations possible. Then, Alfie Magliano demonstrates how to play a song with inverted chords on the piano with "Royals" by Lorde.
The lessons in this course include exploring minor triads and playing songs with big, powerful chords. Alfie Magliano shows you how to play the piano parts on "Radioactive" by Imagine Dragons and "Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye.
The lessons in this course explain broken and arpeggiated chords and offer playing techniques with arpeggio finger patterns. Then, you learn how to play a song using this newly acquired information with the piano parts on "Cry Me a River" by Justin Timberlake and "Still D.R.E." by Dr. Dre.
The lessons in this course demonstrate the concepts and explain the terminology and the symbols for both dynamics and articulation. Then, learn how to play "Black Widow" by Iggy Azalea, "I'm Not the Only One" by Sam Smith, and "Hurt" by Christina Aguilera.
Learn about melodies including how to harmonize a melody, passing and neighboring tones, and how to compose a melody. Then, learn piano parts for "Blank Space" by Taylor Swift and "Baby" by Justin Bieber.
The lessons in this course discuss chord notation, augmented and diminished triads. Then, Alfie Magliano shows you dissonant chords when teaching you to play "This Love" by Maroon 5 and more.
The lessons in this course discuss the major and minor modes. Then, Alfie Magliano teaches you how to play the piano part in "Clocks" by Coldplay which is played in mixolydian mode.
Learn about complex rhythms in this course with teachers Alfie Magliano and Matt Teitelman. The lessons in this course cover polyrhythms and syncopated rhythms and how to play piano parts in two challenging songs, "The Way" by Ariana Grande and "Fancy" by Iggy Azalea.
The lessons in this course cover the concepts motive and phrase and musical forms. Then, Alfie Magliano demonstrates how to play "Stay" by Rihanna and "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran.
The piano lessons in this course focus on playing techniques including pushing into the keys, rocking the right hand, simple chord progressions, left hand independence, and playing rapid eighth notes. Each of these techniques is demonstrated while learning how to play a song on the piano by artists such as Calvin Harris, OneRepublic, Flo Rida ft. Sia, and Taylor Swift.
Learn how to imitate guitar parts on piano in this course with piano teacher Alfie Magliano as he demonstrates this technique with four song lessons including "Good Girl" parts 1 and 2 by Carrie Underwood, "MAPS" by Maroon 5 and "The Other Side" by Jason Derulo.
Interpretation is the process by which a performer decides how to perform music. It includes personal touches regarding timing, tempo, dynamics and tone. It helps create the right mood and style of a performance. The song lessons in this course are more advanced and offer the opportunity for a lot of personal touches, depending on your taste.
Alfie Magliano teaches you how to play all of the piano parts throughout the entire song in these lessons including "When I Was Your Man" by Bruno Mars, "Someone Like You" by Adele and "All of Me" by John Legend.
Alfie Magliano teaches you how to play all of the piano parts throughout the entire song in these lessons including "Wrecking Ball" by Miley Cyrus and "Let It Go" by Idina Menzel from the movie Frozen.
Learn piano for beatmakers part 2 in this course with piano teacher Alfie Magliano. Part 1 is available for purchase at www.audioschoolonline.com. The lessons in this course are designed for beatmakers and producers who want to become more proficient with the keyboard.