Confidently Teach Students to Play Any Style Using Lead Sheets
LEARN THE STEPS TO SUCCESSFULLY GUIDE
STUDENTS TO PLAY ANY STYLE OF MUSIC ON THE PIANO
Taking the Lead Course with Forrest Kinney
Do you have teaching experience but just aren’t sure where to start with lead sheets?
Do you feel a bit hesitant to ‘just play’?
Do you find yourself playing a pretty square ‘Happy Birthday’ at events because you just never had help with lead sheets and arranging in lessons??
Or maybe you can play from lead sheets confidently, but it’s tough to guide students to do the same.
Do you feel like you have no idea how to play freely?
We get it. Traditional music education focuses on reading music notation and playing pieces ‘as written.’ This rich tradition is so important and wonderful.
But what about when it’s time to play something simple but flashy on a whim?
Connecting the dots between traditional classical music education to lead sheet playing and arranging is easier than you think – this step-by-step course will guide you the whole way.
A STEP-BY-STEP ONLINE COURSE FOR ANY MUSIC TEACHER
TO TEACH LEAD SHEET PLAYING.
Learn how to introduce harmony for lead sheets and different accompaniment styles.
Get insider tips to arrange music in styles your students will LOVE.
Discover the do’s and don’ts of playing from lead sheets.
Find out how to spice up practice with lead sheets.
Understand how to teach rhythm and textures for flashy and exciting accompaniments.
Use the homework puzzle assignments to hone your skills and have a blast playing piano.
Learn from the expert – Forrest Kinney
Educator, composer, arranger and presenter, Forrest Kinney, gave hundreds of presentations for music educators in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.
He is well-known for his compositions and publications that showcase chording and improvising pedagogy.
Forrest created this step-by-step course to share his extensive knowledge and skill with you.
By taking this course, you will learn everything you need to feel confident and competent both playing from and teaching lead sheets.
Why you need this course
☑ Teach your students to harmonize any melody confidently.
☑ Use a simple, step-by-step path to connect the dots between traditional theory and lead sheet playing.
☑ Introduce tons of styles your students will love.
☑ Know when and how to adjust chords to create just the right sound.
☑ Give practice assignments that will ignite student’s excitement to play piano at home.
THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED TO HELP YOU
INTRODUCE LEAD SHEET PLAYING TO YOUR STUDENTS IN A STEP-BY-STEP WAY
AND INSPIRE THEM TO
PLAY PIANO FREELY AND CREATIVELY.
Here’s what you’ll get
8 video modules detail what to teach and how to introduce it for best success
Downloadable puzzle homework assignments and step-by-step instructions
Strategies to help you apply your knowledge to all styles of music
Helpful advice from an expert composer and performer
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