A Very Merry Piano Christmas Class, Older Beginners
A three-week introduction to piano using fun songs of the season for beginners of various backgrounds and levels
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Completed by 4 learners
learners per class
$15 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 3 weeks
25 minutes per class
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This is an introductory piano class teaching (or reviewing) some basics about music and piano study using secular Christmas songs as the repertory to be learned. Beginning piano students will move to a steady beat, practice rhythmic and tonal music patterns, and learn a few level-appropriate songs with options provided to accommodate a variety of experience levels, from new students through intermediate beginners at the piano. Depending on the level and experience of the group, more songs or...
-Solfege in do-based major and la-based minor -A healthy piano position and beginner friendly five-finger piano position -Creativity and improvisation at the keyboard -A few level-friendly Christmas songs from secular/cultural Christmas repertory
A piano or keyboard with (preferably) 60 keys, or 5 octaves. A weighted keyboard with pedals is preferred. A starter digital keyboard of at least one octave is the minimum requirement, although I encourage beginners to consider upgrading soon after beginning studies in such cases.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
25 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Students may need help remembering to practice in order to get the full benefit of this class. Practice videos will be posted in the classroom of the songs we're working on to help guide new pianists through practicing piano.
Jingle Bells Carol of the Bells We Wish You a Merry Christmas Other secular Christmas songs may be learned, depending on the level and interests of the group: Over the River and Through the Woods, Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer, Jolly Old St. Nicholas
Piano and Music Pedagogue
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
208 total reviews
251 completed classes
Bachelor’s of Music in Performance, Oberlin Conservatory, USA Diplôme de Perfectionnement, Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Versailles, France 13+ years working, performing, and teaching piano, general music, choir, and organ all over the...