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Group Piano Lessons: Blues Improvisation (Ages 8-12)

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Paul McFarland
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Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(219)
Does your child love blues music? They can learn to jam on the piano with a blues style! This 4-lesson class allows them to explore key piano skills in a fun, bluesy improvisational style. #creative

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This class is taught in English.
Students will be able to improvise in the right hand using the major blues scale.
Students will be able to play a simple left hand pattern.
I'm a certified music teacher with over a decade of experience teaching music in the public schools. My Bachelor's Degree (from SUNY Fredonia) is in music education, and my Master's Degree (from Loyola University Maryland) specializes in Kodály Music Education. 

My mom was a piano teacher and my dad was a public school music teacher, so in one sense you could say I've always grown up around music and the piano. I had traditional piano lessons growing up and in college. However, around Middle School I discovered that my real love for piano is Boogie Woogie music, the blues, and improvisation. I would have given anything at the time for improvisation instruction; that's one of the reasons why I'm so passionate about passing on my love of piano improvisation with young students today! 
Homework Offered
1-2 hours of practice is recommended per week.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
Students will need a keyboard or a piano. It is recommended to point the camera at the keys if possible. 

Optional: The teacher uses the iReal Pro App throughout lessons. Students are welcome to purchase it for use at home, but it is not a requirement for the course. https://www.irealpro.com/ 
Purchase is available through Google Play(Android), or the App Store (iPhone, iPad, Mac). Cost: $14.99 ($5 in-app purchase for blues package.)
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Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(219)
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Hi there and welcome to my Outschool page! 

I'm currently offering a coupon for $15 off of any of my classes labeled "Private Piano Lessons" (1-1 format) or Flexible Schedule Lessons. Valid for one use per family. Simply apply the following... 
Group Class

$12

weekly or $48 for 4 classes
1x per week, 4 weeks
25 min

Completed by 78 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 8-12
2-4 learners per class

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