About the Keyboard Level 1 Course:
The Keyboard Level 1 course is designed to introduce beginners to the next level of keyboard playing. This course focuses on developing better keyboard skills and techniques, providing a solid foundation for further progression.
Throughout the course, students will learn essential concepts and gain proficiency in locating and playing individual notes. The curriculum typically includes exercises and practice drills to improve finger coordination, agility, and independence. Students will be introduced to basic music theory, including note reading, rhythm, and dynamics, enabling them to play simple melodies and chords.
Also The technical work section assesses technical skills like scales, arpeggios, and chords. Supporting tests evaluate aural skills, sight-reading, and general musical knowledge through exercises such as clapping rhythms, identifying intervals, and sight-reading short musical passages.
- Age 6 years and above.
- Instrument (Keyboard).
- Finished Keyboard Fundamentals Course OR have mastered the keyboard beginner level skills and have since acquired greater use of technique, rhythms, coordination and musical understanding.
- Interest in music and learning keyboard.
- Major and Minor Scales, Arpeggios, Chords.
- Intervals and Key Signatures, Dynamics, Time Signatures and Music Directions.
- Ear training, Sight reading, Improvisation.
- Tips and Tricks for Live Performance Method.
- Left Hand Accompaniment Method.
By the end of the Keyboard Level 1 course, students should be able to comfortably navigate the keyboard, play basic songs, and have a solid understanding of foundational musical concepts. This course serves as a stepping stone for further keyboard learning, allowing students to progress to more advanced techniques and repertoire in subsequent levels.
- Develop fundamental skills: keyboard fluency, coordination exercises, hand independence.
- Learn about the effective utilisation of keyboard technology and its features.
- Practise extensive coverage of octaves for easy navigation.
- Be familiar with theoretical aspects: key signature studies, introduction to new music terminologies, rhythmic division exercises.
- Discover a wide range of genres in repertoire for versatile playing style.
- Develop performance skills including dynamics, phrasing, musical interpretation.
- Prepare for Grade 1 level music exams: practice in exam pieces, technical exercises, sight-reading, aural skills.
- Foster creativity through composition and improvisation exercises.
What Students Get:
- Classes, Performances and Workshops
- Weekly Feedback and Regular PTMs
- Assessments and Certification
- Learn Exam Curriculum-based Songs + Bonus songs
- Music exams by Trinity College of Music, London OR Rockschool, UK
- 2 class per week for 45 mins or
- 1 class per week for 60 mins