Pop Piano Course

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Course Fees:
Group: $299 for 12 sessions (60 mins each)
Individual: $248 for 4 sessions (60 mins each)

The Pop Piano Course covers everything from basic music theory, sight-reading, both-hands coordination, lead and rhythm improvisation to various playing styles. By the end of the course, you would not only be able to explore into the possibilities of performing for your friends, and maybe even singing and playing all at the same time.

For this course, we are using Chinese (Mandarin) pop songs as a medium to teach.

 Stage 1 Introduction to Basic Piano & Accompaniment
(12 sessions / 1 hour each)

  • Basic Scales & Fingerings
  • Diatonic Chords
  • Accompaniment Patterns
  • Rudimentary Solo Piano
  • Covers practice pieces & approx. 8-9 songs
 Stage 2 Basic Pop Piano Solo Tunes
(12 sessions / 1 hour each)

  • Accompaniment Patterns in different styles
  • Reading in Standard Notation
  • Covers different accompaniments & approx 5-6 solo piano pieces
 Stage 3 Intermediate Piano & Accompaniment
(12 sessions / 1 hour each)

  • Intermediate Accompaniment Styles
  • Fill-Ins
  • Chords with Extensions
  • Introductions & Interludes
  • Covers approx. 8-10 songs
 Stage 4 Intermediate Piano Solo Tunes
(12 sessions / 1 hour each)

  • Solfege Reading
  • Solfege & Chords
  • Rhythmic Coordination of Left & Right Hand
  • Covers 4-6 songs
 Stage 5 Arranging Your Song
(12 sessions / 1 hour each)

  • Listening for chords & melodies
  • Work out your own solo arrangement of songs
  • Covers approx. 4-6 songs

Recommended for:
• Total beginners with no musical experiences
• Participants who enjoy Chinese pop music in the likes of 周杰伦, 光良, 林忆莲, 陶喆, 林俊杰, 王力宏, 孙燕姿, 梁静茹, etc.

Group Size
4-5 participants

What you can achieve after the course:
• Play various pop piano pieces
• Play accompaniment for your friends when they sing
• Score-reading in standard notation
• Read chord charts

Do I need to own a piano or electronic keyboard?
Yes, we strongly encourage all students to purchase their own instruments for home practice. However as we all know, the price of an acoustic piano may be prohibitive to most aspiring beginners. Hence, we recommend students to either get an electric piano or a portable keyboard as a start. As you improve over time, you may consider upgrading your instruments. Most students we know are happy with a portable keyboard.

3-month package for GROUP classes (12 lessons):
$299
All printed materials provided

   To enquire, kindly fill up the Course Enquiry Form.