Piano Technique 101 : Class #2 -Preparing to play chords- | Ilse Lozoya | Skillshare

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Piano Technique 101 : Class #2 -Preparing to play chords-

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      Exercise 1


    • 4.

      Exercise 2


    • 5.

      Exercise 3


    • 6.

      Thank You!


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This class is dedicated to acquire an excellent piano technique with easy to follow clases that won´t take you more tan 15 minutes each one. This class is the number 2 in the Piano Technique 101 Series and is dedicated in getting prepared to play chords in the future, developing a good position and getting familiar with the triad which is the basic of any chord. This class has also 3 extra exercises that combine an interesting rhytmical combination.

Join this class today and acquire a good piano technique, no previous knowledge is required.

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Ilse Lozoya

Music teacher and Online Educator



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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.

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1. Introduction: Hi. Welcome to this last. This is a number two in the piano technique. One of once years. And this glass is dedicated to learn and important exercise that is going to help you and prepare you to play courts. We're going to play. Try it. Maybe you don't know what is this, but it doesn't matter. This course this class is going to help you to prepare your hand, to play courts. Who needs this course? Well, any student that want to improve their position and prepare to play courts, it's going to find this class very useful. Sometimes we start playing courts, but we don't have the correct technique. So we can develop injuries and we can get tired and we can lose control of ourself. That's the reason why we need to learn this exercises. It doesn't matter which piece you're going to play, which genera. This is something that you need, right? Won't you learn? Try it. How can we prepare through this exercise to play courts in the future? How can we relax our hands and have a better position? We're going to practice some radical variations so I can give you independence when you play. All these videos are practical 100% so there's no previous knowledge require. It doesn't matter if you don't understand the theory. This exercise is good for you and it's going to help you. My name is since Alo. So yeah, I'm going to be your instructor, your teacher in this class. And I'm very excited to share all this tips and knowledge. Would you welcome 2. Triad: the next exercise that we are going to learn this exercise. It's about preparing my hand to play courts, even though we are not going to learn how to play courts in this videos. But we need to play the try a tri A. It is a the group off tree notes that are the base off any court. So I want to play seeing me. Jm I'm displaying this. I'm not going into the theory, but you can practice this without any problem. I'm going to play within a number one tree and five right here to play this four times 234 Then I'm going to play one note after the other and I'm going to move my hand. You can use your phone bus a guy, so I'm going to move to the D. Maybe if a. And this is sexually the de triumph. So I want to play through the F A four times Theun Now he times then the f Try a F C. If a c A C k. I always relax your for years idea. Now the try a g A B B so way now going to the A E. C B A c Dan, I'm going to play B B B four times the f b. I mean be And then I get again. Teoh the next. See? Now I'm going to play this with my left hand finger. Number 53 AM, Juan. All right. Here about the scene. Try Very good exercise. I'm going to the so you can really shake your hand. Prepare your fingers, Blake. Towards the future. I'm going to the Oh, wait. See? Okay, wait a triumph. Be trying. No way. Chicken practices both hands at the same time, but first separated. Really making sure that you are playing the correct notes with the correct position. 3. Exercise 1: in this exercise, I'm going to show you a different way off play to try it's and what is important that we are going to use a different, a rhythmical figure, that it's different. And it's going to help you to play some Gen. Ross different, generous in the future. What we're going to do right now. I don't just said the mention on he'd sit at 60 bits per minute right here. So what I'm going to do is that I'm going to place my hands like this, and I'm going to start counting, you know, like following the bead with my left hand. So I'm going at the same time. You can practice this injured. Let if you want right here. Then I'm going to do this strong and true. And 31231 2312 and three. And so this important. What I'm going to do is that I'm going to teach. Try it. But I'm going to keep marking the temple with my left hands. I want to do this one and two. Then try a t g k b c. I'm going down back a a g. I see. Now we're going to practice this in a very It's a very important to practice. In this way. It's right. You can set your metronome, or you can set the drum software keep. Or if you have a keyboard that has several rhythms, you can use that true. And it's a very fun way to practice this room ical figure that is going to help you to control the rhythm and play different generals in the future. 4. Exercise 2: Now let's practice this exercise. But now my left hand is the one that is going to be You're counting with dimensional. So what I want to do It's now my right hand wonder it's counting. So one and two and 31 and two and three and four You can count to two if you want one and two and one and to become play you know, he'd your legs. That's make station a very some more physical, right? So, patron, so what I want to do I'm going to play to try it here can go to count me with my right hand So one and true. And 3123 and 12 and three. And I want you f one and to treat. Okay, be on. Then. I'm going to answer that to the next seat so you can practice several times. You can play it slower. This is really going to help. You want to do this one more time. One and two and three and four and 1234 to eat and treat them for 1234 12 Then treat them for and two and three! Four and one last true. Treat them for off course. Tie counting with this on following you know, the beat. But I'm not flighting. This is very important. Okay, Practices go at your own pace and play too fast if you can. That's okay, but try to always follow the rhythm. 5. Exercise 3 : What I'm going to do now is that I'm going to play the same exercise that I play before. But now I'm going to play Bulls hands at the same time. So there's a challenge because I'm not going to be counting with Penny off my hands. So what I'm going to do, I'm going to count one and two and one and two when I say and in that moment, I'm going to place. So I'm going to say one and two 12 dino e 1234 F dry now treat them for G. Want to a treat for today? 1234 b 234 c Going down d 12341234 123412 Tree for 12341234 This is a good way to practice now. Both hands at the same time, all the tree exercises a very helpful first setting the you know the polls with your right hand, your with your left hand and then both hands at the same time. So take your time. If you have any questions, remember that you can write it down and it will be very happy to answer Answer any question so you can I can help you to improve your play. 6. Thank You!: we're now at the end off this class. I really hope that off this exercises have helped you to improve your plane. Remember that this classes are part off the piano technique. Serious. So I'm going to keep releasing another classes with different exercises about this important topic that is having a good pianistic. My name is also so. Yeah, it has been a pleasure. And thank you. Poor have enrolled in this class. And I be aware off next announcements when I'll be releasing more classes about piano technique. Thank you. And if you have any questions, let me know ants. If you want to leave a review of a very happy to read about this. Thank you.