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How to Play Piano by Ear 703 1/20

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How to Play Piano by Ear





Discounts & Other Fees:

$5 Resident Discount


Meeting Times

  • Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM


Learn one of music’s deepest mysteries: how to play songs without relying on music.  A very practical presentation of music theory that includes predicting chord progressions, learning from recordings, and transposing-all expressed in everyday language.  This is an ideal follow-up to the “Instant Piano” class and is open to anyone who has a basic understanding of chords on any instrument.  Expand your musical horizons, and free yourself from sheet-music dependence, and be the life of the party!  Prior experience with chords recommended.  Fee includes the online book, online follow-up lessons, a recording of the class and an optional monthly question and answer session.   Class is held online using zoom. 

Topics include:                                                  

  • How to find the starting note                             
  • How to determine when chords change
  • How to predict the chord progression            
  • How chords help you find the correct melody
  • How the melody helps you find the correct chords       
  • How to learn songs from recordings
  • How to transpose                                         
  • The Universal Key Signature
  • How to use the Circle of Fifths                           
  • How to recognize the most common chord patterns


  • Class Fee $69.00
Total: $69.00

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