Keyboard Fundamentals

 

Details

Learn the basics of keyboard technique, chord voicings and scales. From creating baseline and melodies to chord progressions and inversions. This course is geared toward producers with little to no knowledge of keyboard theory and is a great companion to our Music Fundamental Course. 

24 hours
12 classes (2 hours)
Instructor: Brandon Smith

Who is this course for?

  • Producers who have always wanted to play keyboards and have a working knowledge of basic keyboard technique.

  • Producers who want to understand notes, scales, chords, modern chord progressions.

  • Producers who want to understand the musical and technical aspects of playing a keyboard.

  • Producers who have limited to no experience with playing keyboard.

  • Producers who desire to play and record the music they hear.

  • Producers who would like to be challenged weekly with drills and practice plans.

Upon finishing the class

Students will have a foundation of basic keyboard theory and technique as well as be able to understand how play basic chords, scales and modern chord progressions. They will know how to listen to music for progressions and intervals and then be able to play them. Students will begin to understand how to get the music they are hearing in their head out onto the keyboard / digital canvas.

Topics Include:

  • Geography of the keyboard

  • Posture, position and personal preference

  • Basic Ear Training and Relative Pitch

  • Modern Music Deconstruction

  • Intervals, Scales and Modes

  • Chord voicing and formulas

  • Chord Inversions and Arpeggios

  • Practice plans and exercises

** Please note there will be absolutely no refunds after the first class has taken place.
*** You may be offered a credit if you cancel your registration within 2 weeks before the first class takes place.
*** If you miss a class you may book a private lessson with the instructor (private lesson fee applies)