Rock & Rhythm Music offers lessons in Keyboard to all ages and beginners are very welcome.
The lessons are backed by unique Rock & Rhythm resources and the expertise of over 12 years of teaching. Our students love the informal yet structured lessons. Parents are welcome to observe the lessons.
The facilities in the teaching studio allow the keyboard sounds to be changed to a huge array of sounds be it a grand piano, electric stage piano or synthesizer. With this, Logic Pro X is available at no extra cost to add a range of accompaniments. Tuition of the use of Logic Pro X and keyboard is available at no extra cost.
The aim is to give each student the practical skills to play songs,
play in a band, add to their DofE, Prepare for school entry or Rockschool exams, work on GCSE, A level, Diploma courses or to learn for fun but done in a way which brings music to life and relevant.
Learning songs is an important part of our approach to teaching and is supplemented by one to one jamming sessions, this means our students become experienced in ensemble playing very quickly and feel confident enough to join or start a band with friends in a short space of time.
Correct posture and hand positioning.
Correct use of thumbs and fingers.
Identifying all the notes on the white and black keys.
Scales and chords - Learning to play left and right together
The importance of time - Note and rest values.
Playing chord and melodies with understanding of time.
Phrasing - Song structure - learning songs.
Using the keyboard in music technology.
Using the keyboard in creating music on Logic Pro X.
Listening – Musical awareness.
All musical Styles – Childrens songs - Folk - Classical - Contemporary
Music reading – Rockschool grades – GCSE preparation.
Improvisation – Interpretation - Ensemble playing.