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Piano Lessons Glasgow

I prepare pupils for ABRSM exams Grade 1-8. In addition I can also help with practical preparations for school Standard and Higher Music for Piano .

For any pupil not wishing to sit exams a more relaxed piano course will be taken, gradually improving their technique and expanding their knowledge of repertoire.

Beginner

  • Explain the layout of the Piano keyboard and the difference between the black and white keys 
  • Discuss and teach you the basics of musical notation. Notes are based on the alphabet A-G 
  • Understanding flats and sharps, treble clef, bass clef, time signatures and key signatures 
  • Explain and practice the importance of good piano playing technique (low wrist and curved fingers)

Each week we will try to learn something new and homework will be set for you to practice the piano between lessons. I use a range of books from the traditional John Thompson's piano course to the more modern adult friendly books.

Intermediate and Advanced

  • Reinforce piano playing skills and technique through studies/exercises and scales 
  • Preparation for Associated Board exams 
  • Aural Training (necessary if interested in sitting exams) 
  • Sight reading skills

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"There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats." (Albert Schweitzer)