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Instructor
Yannick Lambrecht
Workshop
Beginner
Intermediate
01:45:35

This workshop dives into the essential skills required for ear training. Our main focus will be on triads.

First, we’ll review the sound and construction of major and minor chords. We’ll learn how to find the bass note of chords, and identify each interval of the chord. Finally, we’ll apply these techniques to various songs to figure out their chord progressions.

By the end of this workshop, you’ll understand the process of how to approach ear training.

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

Course Objectives
  • Review the sound and construction of major and minor chords
  • Identify each interval of the chord
  • Apply these techniques to songs and figure out their chord progressions
Learning Focus
  • Analysis
  • Ear Training
  • Exercises
  • Practice Tips
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Fun and challenging!
I really liked the way that Yannick started out with asking us to listen to a simple tune. Then he offered progressively more complex songs. He gave us good ideas for our practice (Try playing this song in every key. And sing along. ) I got a lot out of this workshop. Thanks, Yannick!
Ear training
Yannick has opened my eyes to my ears..sounds funny I know.. but point being I now realize I’ve never genuinely used my ears to actually listen…
Yannick this is amazing
Ear training is also another great resource for the pianist
Very challenging
Its going to take some review but starting to get it. Very challenging towards the end.
Very Helpful course
Very helpful course, it helped me to develop a very important skill and I want more, let's keep practicing.

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Featured Reviews

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Fun and challenging!
I really liked the way that Yannick started out with asking us to listen to a simple tune. Then he offered progressively more complex songs. He gave us good ideas for our practice (Try playing this song in every key. And sing along. ) I got a lot out of this workshop. Thanks, Yannick!
Ear training
Yannick has opened my eyes to my ears..sounds funny I know.. but point being I now realize I’ve never genuinely used my ears to actually listen…
Yannick this is amazing
Ear training is also another great resource for the pianist
Very challenging
Its going to take some review but starting to get it. Very challenging towards the end.
Very Helpful course
Very helpful course, it helped me to develop a very important skill and I want more, let's keep practicing.
Related Courses

In this workshop, we'll explore ear training with triad inversions. We'll be arpeggiating triads in order to hear the intervals that make up each chord. Then we'll go through song examples to train our ear in a progressive, step-by-step way.

Learn the essential skills required for ear training. We'll explore song associations for all ascending and descending intervals, and review fundamental music vocabulary. Then we’ll work out simple melodies by ear, and find different ways to harmonize those melodies.

Learn how to quickly & easily transpose a lead sheet. Using the Number Chart method, we'll analyze a melody and chords, "convert" them to numbers, and apply the numbers to a new key.

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