Play By Ear # 4: Find The First Tone of the Song Premium class

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7 Videos (10m)
    • Intro: Not All Songs Begin on Tone 1

    • Tip 1: Songs beginning with Tone 1

    • Tip 2: Tone 3 can be the First Tone

    • Tip 3: Tone 5 can be the First Tone

    • Tip 4: Tonic Chord Tones: 1 , 3, 5

    • Tip 5: Avoid this Assumption!

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About This Class

Many people have frustrations in picking out melody of songs and lose heart!

In this Class, I am going to let you tap into the secret of overcoming this frustration.

My failure in playing by EAR for many years was that I could not figure out the "first tone" of the song.

Is this your situation?

We make all kinds of wrong assumptions and that is why we fail.

You need to  understand a little theory about Tones of the Tonic Chord!

By doing so, you will understand where to start to pick melodies of songs easily!

There are only 3 choices!

You will bound to get it right within the 3 Trials!

Enroll into the class and I will see you inside,


Follow My Play By Ear Series:

1.  Play by Ear # 1:  7 Tones in Music

2.  Play by Ear # 2:  Pick out Melody Tones of  Songs

3.  Play by Ear # 3:  Twinkle Tones: High, Low, Same

4.  Play by Ear # 4:  Find the First Tone of Songs 

5.  Play by Ear # 5:  7 Quality Tones & Compose Your First Line of Music

6.  Play by Ear # 6: Coming Soon

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Rosa has done a great job of helping us know the notes (tones) in a given key.
David Henry

Veteran Guitarist-Tune the EEzy Way

Application/practice/homework is very helpful to understand the content of the class.





Rosa Suen

Skillshare Coach: Follow Me

Rosa is Sharing Her Skills & Secrets in 41 Classes!

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Rosa Suen is  an Entrepreneur in Amazon Kindle & Doing Small Home Business.   She has been coaching many students in the Amazon Kindle Publishing as well as helping instructors to create their Online Schools. 

Rosa is also a Music Teacher & Church Pianist for over 30 years. She is the head of the Music Department in her local church & conducts various workshops that teach people music theory & how to play piano.  Rosa has started teaching music & piano online since 2009.  During these 8 years, she has attracted more than 10,000 music student followers.

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Rosa's Music Online School

Many people at church have asked Rosa to teach them to play piano. As a result of her passion in playing piano, she started developing piano courses initially for church pianists online since 2008. The piano courses are very unique because she was finally willing to share her Unique Piano Method: Color Chord Improvisation Method known as CCI. The CCI method works for all types of music: Gospel, Pop and Standards.

This Piano Method is easy, fun and creative that you learn to play piano not only from music score sheets, but to play chords from fake books and eventually to play by ear. Students all over the world have requested for courses to teach them play standards and popular songs. As a result she developed 3 Great Reharmonization Method courses for them to play from fake books and play by ear. The Dreamy Piano Techniques courses, especially the one on Autumn Leaves is her students favorite. She has a piano website at Learn Piano With Rosa where she continues to offer new courses to her students. She also holds piano workshops for her local students and train church pianists.

With her education and expertise in teaching, her students love her music courses and found her piano lessons extremely easy and fun to play piano. They are highly motivated to play piano and playing piano had never been more fun and satisfying for them. You can read their testimonies on her website.

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