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Instructor
Yannick Lambrecht
Workshop
Intermediate
Advanced
01:38:23

In this workshop, we’ll learn how to play holiday tunes by ear.

We’ll practice identifying the melodies, 7th chords, and inner voicings. Then we’ll apply various styles to each tune.

By the end of the lesson, you’ll be able to sit at the piano and entertain your friends & family for the holidays!

For software ear trainers, we recommend the following: Keyboard Relative Pitch, Note Relative Pitch, Intervals, Scales, Chords

Course Objectives
  • Play through classic holiday melodies
  • Identify the melody, 7th chords, and inner voicings.
  • Apply various left hand patterns, rhythms and accompaniment techniques
Learning Focus
  • Analysis
  • Exercises
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