“Private Music Theory Lessons”
This class combines elements of music theory, functional keyboard instruction, ear training, sight singing and transcription skills to improve the student's overall musicianship.
16 total reviews for this teacher
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Completed by 3 learners
learner per class
Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
55 minutes per class
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Students will learn the basic elements of music theory and how to apply them on a piano keyboard and with their voice. Students will learn to play scales and chords on a keyboard. Students will learn how to read and write music. Students will learn to recognize musical intervals. There will be music to practice and quizzes to reinforce the class work. Several topics will be covered in each class with the main focus on learning music theory concepts and developing keyboard skills. The...
The goal of this class is to help the student understand and master basic musicianship skills. Topics we will cover include: Fundamentals of pitch and rhythm notation. Finding the notes on the keyboard. Matching pitch. Playing the C major scale on the keyboard Notes and rests. Singing the major scale. Playing major scales with sharps. (G, D etc.) Playing major scales with flats. (F, Bb etc.) Pitch id exercise 1. (treble and bass clef.) Progressive rhythm etudes Progressive sight singing melodies Intervals; starting with diatonic intervals from major scale and eventually chromatic intervals. chord structure Playing the chords of the major scales starting with C major Playing chord progressions on the keyboard. Rhythmic and melodic transcription
there will be a small amount of written homework and some keyboard and vocal exercises to practice.
Teacher will give handouts for students.
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
New York Bassist
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
16 total reviews
36 completed classes
Steve teaches at the Bass Collective in New York City and is the author of several books for bassists: Developing Reading Skills for the Contemporary Bassists, and Afro-Caribbean and Brazilian Rhythms for the Bass. Topics specialized in:...