Piano Crash Course

A fantastic opportunity to study the instrument on many levels of depth in a jam packed workshop.

WORKSHOP FORMAT

The piano crash course consists of all of the core topics a pianist needs to know in the modern day music industry. These topics include:

Basic Piano Technique:

It is vital to have a good foundation of correct technique when beginning to play the piano or keyboard.

How to study pieces of music effectively:

Knowing how to break down music quickly and effectively will assist musicians in learning pieces in preparation for gigs and session work.

Keyboard/Synthesiser knowledge:

Knowing the difference in sound creation format between a sampler-based engine and an oscillator-based engine. It is imperative for pianists to know when to use different sounds and instruments.

Studio knowledge:

A basic foundation of knowledge in studio technology goes a long way for a working musician. This will assist musicians when composing with other musicians.

The Studio Environment:  

Knowing how to approach any studio session with a professional attitude is extremely important when it comes to building a strong portfolio with repeat business and gleaming testimonials.

DETAILS

Duration 5 days
Times: 10am – 4pm
Price: £150 per student
Age Limit: 8 – 16 yrs
Spaces: 5 – 10
Abilities All abilities welcome.

Day: Monday: Tuesday: Wednesday: Thursday: Friday:
Activity Technique and basic musical concepts.

How to study music.

How to practice

Learning about synths/keyboards/MIDI

Preparing a piece for performance.
Applying concepts and equipment knowledge

Rehearsal

Studio basics

Performance filming. Performance mixing and editing.

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