Piano by Ear for Wellbeing - Intermediate

This is a course that takes away the stress of reading music or studying the theory of it. It is maintained that the mark of a good musician is actually to respond in his aural senses to music sound and is able to play it on an instrument. The learner is introduced to easy and catchy popular music ranging from classical, pop, jazz to some popular music jingles on radio and television. The individual is guided and taught to play and enjoy without any reading or examination.

This course is for those who have completed the beginner's course or who have some experience of playing piano.

Course Content

This course includes the correct identification of different keyboards and how they function, this is mainly the electric and acoustic pianos and the use of their pedals. Correct finger position and sitting position with dictation on the white keys to be played by learners at their first lesson is included. Content includes playing of two major scales of C and G majors to enhance technical ability on the instrument. The content of this course may involve effectively playing the hands separately and attempting to bring it together in certain songs. Learners in building confidence in themselves, will be encouraged in an informal atmosphere to perform in front of other learners. As a form of duet with the aim of enriching sound at a fuller scale, the tutor will be accompanying learners as they play in class concerts.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on 31st August prior to the course start date.

Additional Information

If you have a pair of headsets, please bring your own. If you don't have your own pair of headsets, please let us know and we will do our best to provide you with a pair. Please email for further information not covered in the outline Blank section How to Enrol: Blank section A notebook and pen Blank section How to Pay for Your Course: Blank section How to Pay for Your Course