Course Details

The ABRSM Piano course is designed to help you prepare for your ABRSM piano exams, from grade 1 to grade 8. We chose music from the repertoire lists in the piano syllabus to demonstrate how to learn a new piece of music and how to practice correctly and efficiently.

Course Instructor: Michelle Huang

  • Piano

  • Advanced

  • 30 Lessons

  • 8+ Hours of Video

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:

  • History and background information of the study piece
  • How to analyze the musical form, phrasal and rhythmic structure, harmony, and melodic contour of the a new piece of music
  • Tips and exercises that will help you tackle the technically challenging parts
  • How to play the piece musically 

WHO IT’S FOR:

  • Complete beginners
  • Music enthusiasts
  • Intermediate learners
  • ABRSM exam takers

Course Content

Module 1:

Grade 1

Lessons:

  • Lesson 1 – Scales and broken chord techniques
  • Lesson 2 – Menuett in G by Leopold Mozart
  • Lesson 3 – Cheerful song by Alexander Gedike
  • Lesson 4 – Sweet as Sugar by Bela Bartok
  • Lesson 5 – Sight reading and aural tests

Module 2:

Grade 2

Lessons:

  • Lesson 1 – Scales, arpeggios and broken chords
  • Lesson 2 – Impertinence by G. F. Handel
  • Lesson 3 – Gukkuk im Versteck by Robert Schumann
  • Lesson 4 – Gachou no Koushin by Bin Kaneda
  • Lesson 5 – Sight Reading/ Aural

Module 3:

Grade 3

Lessons:

  • Lesson 1 – Similar motion, contrary motion, chromatic, arpeggios
  • Lesson 2 – Minuet by Scarlatti 
  • Lesson 3 – Pastushok na svireli igraet by Rebikov 
  • Lesson 4 – Jack is Sad by Philip Martin
  • Lesson 5 – Sight-reading and Aural

Module 4:

Grade 4

Lessons:

  • Lesson 1 – Invention No.1 by Bach
  • Lesson 2 – Haydn Allegro in F
  • Lesson 3 – Jagerliedchen bySchumann
  • Lesson 4 – Promenade by Prokofiev
  • Lesson 5 – Pe Loc by Bela Bartok

Module 5:

Grade 5

Lessons:

  • Lesson 1 – Sonatina in G Major by Dussek
  • Lesson 2 – Sonatina VI by Mozart
  • Lesson 3 – L’Orage by Burgmuller
  • Lesson 4 – An evening in the village by Bartok
  • Lesson 5 – Dance by Shostakovich

Module 6:

Grade 6

Lessons:

  • Lesson 1 – Minuet and trio by Beethoven
  • Lesson 2 – Mazurka by Chopin
  • Lesson 3 – Piano sonata by Robert Schumann
  • Lesson 4 – Forest musicians by Gubaidulina
  • Lesson 5 – The crab by Villa-Lobos

Module 7:

Grade 7

Lessons:

  • Lesson 1 - Allemande, French Suite No. 6 by J.S. Bach
  • Lesson 2 - 1st movement from Sonata in G, K.283 by Amadeus W. Mozart
  • Lesson 3 - No. 2 from Four Short Piano Pieces by Franz Liszt
  • Lesson 4 - By a Meadow Brook from Woodland Sketches by Edward MacDowell

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