Piano Technique 101: The Perfect Legato

Ilse Lozoya, Music teacher and Online Educator

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10 Videos (37m)
    • Introduction

      1:08
    • Legato Explained

      3:13
    • Staccato Explained

      1:46
    • Hand Extension Exercise #1

      4:19
    • Hand Extension Exercise #2

      3:44
    • Alberti Bass (Classical accompaniment)

      4:59
    • Wrist Rotation Exercise #1

      4:41
    • Wrist Rotation Exercise 1.1

      3:43
    • Wrist Rotation Exercise 2

      3:28
    • Staccato vs Legato (combined)

      6:10

About This Class

This class is dedicated to any pianist, amateur, beginner or advanced who wants to improve his technique, specifically when playing arpeggios and legato accompaniments.

Are you a piano student and want to improve your technique?

Are you struggling with sound control and playing too loud like hammering the keys?

Does your hand get tired when playing arpeggios and accompaniments?

In this course you will acquire skills that will allow you to:

  • Play legato with more control and balance.
  • Relax your hand when you play accompaniments, especially when playing arpeggios.
  • Combine touches like staccato and legato in both hands.
  • Expand the extension of your hand with exercises in 3 and 4 notes arpeggios.

Get control of the sound and balance that you produce according to the natural rhythm of the figures. 

Through 100% practical videos you can follow these exercises emphasizing the basic principles of a good technique.

 Enroll in this class and start developing and improving your piano technique today by controlling your sound and embellishing your dynamics.

 Welcome!!

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Ilse Lozoya

Music teacher and Online Educator



Hello Skillshare community!!

My name is Ilse Lozoya I am a pianist and educator, I love to teach online because I can share about music, piano, and education with student around the globe and I think this a wonderful thing in our days, in the upper part of my profile I share a You Tube video where I play one of my favorite songs, a Spanish piece called "Ritual Dance of Fire" composed by Manuel de Falla.

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