Coupon & course info
Course Name: Piano Building Blocks: Chord Additions & Variations
Subtitle: Take piano chords to the next level – learn how YOU can make your keyboard playing amazing with colorful, unique chords!
Instructor: Taught by Nathan Lawrence, B.A. Music Ed., Piano Teacher (15+ yrs), Worship Leader
Provided by: Udemy
Price: $75 (before discount)
Free coupon code: See above (no charge for coupon)
Review info & popularity
As of October 20, 2017…
Students: 648 students enrolled students enrolled
Ratings: 9 reviews
Rank: ranked #205 in Udemy Music Courses
Brief course description
In our first course, Piano Building Blocks, we learned the 24 most common chords – the building blocks of all music. Most pop music can be played using those 24 common chords.
This course teaches you what to do when you encounter some of the exceptions to that rule. Sometimes a moment in a song will sound beautiful and unique because, instead of a plain major or minor chord, the composer used a “2” chord, or a “sus” chord, or maybe a “dim” chord. If you don’t know what those symbols mean, you can’t get the exact sound of the song that you were hoping for.
In simple language and easy-to-follow visual examples, you will learn how to play the special additions and variations to major and minor chords that often pop up in music today. You’ll also learn how to use these variations to make your own playing style more interesting.
(Read more about this course on the official course page.)
Nathan Lawrence bio
Nathan has been playing piano for about 25 years and has taught one-on-one lessons for about 15 years. He has a B.A. in Music Education from St. Olaf College in Minnesota. He has taught over 100 piano students in traditional face-to-face lessons, not to mention all the students he teaches through Udemy.
(Learn more about this instructor on the official course page.)
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Final details for this Udemy course
Skill level: Beginner Level
Lectures: 9 lessons
Duration: 1 hour of video
What you get: Play variations on common chords, such as “2” chords, “7th” chords, “sus” chords, and more!
Target audience: Recommended for ages 10 to adult.
Requirements: Students will benefit from a keyboard or piano to play along with the course.
Access: Lifetime access
Peace of mind: 30 day money back guarantee
Availability: available online, as well as on iOS and Android
Download options: check course to see if you can download lessons