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Learn how to play the piano The beginner lesson ONE.

Lesson 1
This will be an introduction to the piano.
I will encourage the students to play some notes on the piano, and I will talk about the importance of time, and also the stave where different notes sit on the ledger lines.
This will involve playing a couple of notes, to begin with.
Due to the nature of online lessons, this will mean that there is more of an element of listening required by the students and also by myself.

Extra information

Ensure that you have some plain paper and some manuscript paper and a pencil and rubber.
This can be bought online from Amazon.Important that the student has a keyboard or piano at their home address in readiness for this lesson.
Please buy the “Michael Aaron piano course lessons Grade one”..this can be bought via Amazon uk too.

Location

At teacher's location: Normanton Road, South Croydon CR2 7AR, UK
At teacher's location: Saima's Tea Room, Croydon, UK
At student's location: Around Croydon, United Kingdom
Online via webcam

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General info

Skills:

Age:

Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)

Student level:

Beginner

Duration:

30 minutes

The class is taught in:

English

About Me

I have been teaching in the locality of Croydon for the past 8 years.
I come from a musical background as my dad used to play the piano and the ukulele and also the clarinet.
I decided initially with the piano, then I dabbled with the violin and achieved grade 4 with merit.
However, my fondness was for the piano and I passed my initial grade one and then got the taste for it and managed to pass all my piano grades including grade 8.
I have very good musicianship as I can adapt to different styles of music on the piano because I have played in a disco band and done quite a few projects in the past.
I have accompanied students for their instrumental exams in the past.
I have taught Sunday keyboard classes at Sangeetha UK in Croydon where I developed very good relationships with the students and the team. Some of my students performed at the Sangeetha concert which was videod.
I really engage with the student and my existing students would happily testify to that as they feel reassured that I am there to help them.
Even though the online lessons are quite different and strange to start with, eventually everyone settles down and the learning begins.
At my home address I have two pianos one for the student and one for me and this can be of added benefit to the student.
It is important that the student enjoys the lessons and I always ask them if they have enjoyed it at the end.
I have public liability insurance and a Dbs which is on the update service for your peace of mind guaranteed.

Education

HND Business & Finance from Leicester Polytechnic now De Montfort University.
A level Economics AO General Study. A level French
O levels in Mathematics,English literature,English Language,French,Economics,Chemistry

Experience / Qualifications

Grade 8 piano
Grade 5 music theory
Teaching Music effectively course passed which was hosted by ABRSM
Results to prove that my students have passed exams under my guidance.

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