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Piano Improvision and freedom on the keys with Jamie

Unlock Your Piano Potential: Discover the Art of Improvisation

Are you ready to unleash your creativity and confidence at the piano? Welcome to a transformative journey where music theory meets artistic expression. In this online tutoring class, I specialize in piano improvisation, offering a unique approach that prioritizes freedom and self-assurance on the keys.

What You'll Learn:

Piano Improvisation: Delve into the exhilarating world of improvisation, where you'll learn to express yourself freely through music.
Music Theory & Harmony: Gain a deeper understanding of the underlying principles of music, empowering you to craft harmonious compositions with ease.
Composition: Tap into your inner composer as you learn techniques to create original music that resonates with your unique style.
Ear Training: Sharpen your listening skills and develop the ability to play by ear, enhancing your musical intuition and adaptability.
This class is not about sight-reading or adhering to traditional classical methods. Instead, it's a dynamic exploration of musical expression and innovation.

About Your Instructor:
With a Masters (MA) in Music and a Grade 7 in music theory, I bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table. My experience extends beyond the classroom, as I actively compose for video games and short films/trailers, infusing my teaching with real-world insights and practical applications. I also live stream music on Twitch at https://twitch.tv/friedcrumpets where I compose fun orchestrated loops in styles of selected video game music or Jazz.

Join me on this journey to unlock the full potential of your piano playing. Whether you're a beginner eager to explore new horizons or an experienced musician seeking to deepen your skills, this class is your gateway to musical liberation.

Extra information

I'd recommend bringing a notepad and a pen.

Location

At student's location: Around Preston, United Kingdom
Online via webcam
At teacher's location: Walton-le-Dale, Preston, UK

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General info

Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Duration:
30 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

Hi I'm Jamie; I'm a piano player of 12 years with a high focus on music production, composition and improvisation. I've studied in the ins and outs of counterpoint and the harmonic analysis of music to enabled better re-creation of reference music with a twist. I have a full understanding of Ableton Live; including live-looping for live sets, live music production, music mixing and mastering ( and doing so on the fly )

As a teacher I won't lie I'm going to tell you the simple truth. The hardest part is having the confidence to know what you're doing is correct; especially when it comes to composition and improvisation. There's no real ruleset; and I'll teach you why.

My teaching style is relaxed as I'll answer any questions asked directly and sometimes with abstract ideas to guide you to grasping the concept yourself. This is an integral part of learning.

Education

I have an MA in Music ( Distinction ) at UCLAN with a an exact focus on music composition, theory and harmony in composition for video games and media and BA(Hons) in Professional Musicianship ( Drums ) from BIMM Manchester which included studies in Music business, Culture and Marketing.

Experience / Qualifications

I produce music for indie game companies and indie media studios as well as continually try and push the boundaries in immersive technology and experiences with spatial audio. I have a Masters in Music and a grade 7 in Music theory - I didn't feel a grade 8 was necessary after gaining the masters.
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