Piano Chords Workshop
This class is for anyone who wants to learn how to read chord symbols and be able to play off of a lead sheet. Lessons will include recognizing chord symbols, how to follow along on a variety of chord charts and how best to navigate between chords on the piano.
4 day workshop for ages 12 to adult- July 25th through 28th from 9:00 to 9:50 a.m.
Minimum 3, Maximum 8
12 to adult. This is an intermediate workshop. Participants need to have basic knowledge of the piano with a year or two of experience with the instrument.
Piano: Instruments are provided for class, but students will need to have access to a piano or keyboard in order to practice between sessions.
*How to build Major and Minor chords on the piano
*How to determine what each chord symbol represents
*Reading/Playing from several kinds of lead sheets
* How to choose inversions of chords for easier transitions
*Tips on playing with other musicians when reading from a chord sheet