Learn Piano / Keyboard

The keyboard is perfect if you want to learn a wholesome instrument.

A keyboard is different from the piano in the sense that you can play not only piano sounds but the sounds of multiple instruments on the keyboard. Be it an electric piano, bass, guitar, saxophone, flute, orchestral strings, harmonium or synthesised sounds like pads and leads. The art of playing each instrument is different, and hence is becomes important to learn their workings and how it can be replicated on the keyboard.

We groom our students in novice techniques like hand-eye synchronisation, musicality and understanding of the theory and technical working of the keyboard as well as advanced concepts like digital synthesis, MIDI and use of the keyboard in music production. We recommend the keys to amateur Musicians, Composer, Producers and Performers for its sheer variety of use and mainstream importance.

We recommend the keys to amateur Musicians, Composer, Producers and Performers for its sheer variety of use and mainstream importance.

Muziclub Certificate Program

Level 1

  • Introduction to the Keyboard
  • Note names(sharps and flats)
  • Correct Posture and technique
  • 5-finger scale on C
  • Scales, chords and arpeggio: C, F and G Major (1 Octave)
  • Understanding rhythmic indices: crotchet, minim, semi-breve
  • Aural: Be able to clap a short 4 bar rhythm in 4/4 meter
  • Song: National Anthem, London Bridge

Level 2

  • Theory: Major scales and chord formation
  • Scales, Chords and arpeggio: D, A and E Major(1 octave)
  • Single note chords
  • Introduction to left hand chords and right hand melody
  • Exercises: Hanon 1, finger walk
  • Aural:4-bar rhythm in 2/4, 3 /4, 4/4, 6/8 metre
  • Song:

Level 3:

  • Introduction to minor key
  • Scales, chords, arpeggio: A, E, D minor and B major
  • Inversions: root, first and second
  • Introduction to rhythm accompaniment
  • Theory: Minor scale formation, order of sharps and flats
  • Aural: Tell the difference between major and minor chord
  • Basic improvisation on major keys
  • Song:

Level 4:

  • Introduction to Staff notation
  • Theory: major scale chord family, dominant 7th chords , major 7th chords
  • Chord voicing: 7ths
  • Scales, chords and arpeggio: Bb, Eb, Ab major and F, C and G minors
  • Piano skills: left hand accompaniment basics
  • Pedal usage
  • Introduction to voices: drums, strings
  • Aural: Recognise the intervals till perfect 4th.
  • More improvisation
  • Song:

Level 5

  • Theory: circle of fifth, major chord family
  • Chord Voicings: sus2, sus4
  • Pentatonic scale
  • Scales, chords and arpeggio: Db, Gb major and B, F#, C# minors
  • Piano skills: sight-reading
  • Voices: Electric piano, organ
  • Aural: Recognise all intervals played till an octave and be able to tell a song’s metre
  • Improvisation on pentatonic scale
  • Song:

Level 6

  • Theory: blues, 7th chord family
  • Chord voicings: added 9th and 11th
  • Blues scale
  • Scales, chords and arpeggio: G#, Bb, Eb minors
  • Piano skills: sight-reading contd.
  • Voices: brass and wind instruments
  • Aural: Understand the style and structure of any composition, can imitate short melodies
  • Improvise on blues and pentatonic scales
  • Song:

Advanced(Level 7 and 8)

  • Remaining voicings
  • Synthesis: ADSR
  • Modal Studies
  • Minor family
  • Working with various keyboards(arranger, midi, synthesizer)
  • Intro to recording and arranging
  • Home recording (DAW)
  • Aural: Recognise the key of any composition and figure out the progression.
  • A 2 min self-composition to be recorded

 

We also prepare students for Keyboard Exam / Grade courses from Trinity and ABRSM

Piano

Almost all genres including Classical and Jazz music embrace the Piano for its sheer strength, melody, harmony and rich tones. If you want to learn a timeless instrument, enroll for our exclusive Piano lessons. Our faculty takes care of training for the examination held by international schools of music and gives importance to theory just as much as its practical application.

Practical Exam:

The syllabus for PIANO can be looked at TRINITY PIANO / ABRSM PIANO websites.

Music Theory and Solo Piano Classes can also be availed.

 

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