Technique Foundations and Transformations

Multiple expert teachers to discuss their approaches to technique

In this 8-lesson course, we’ll present multiple expert teachers to discuss their approaches to technique. The course is split up into a beginner section and an intermediate and advanced section. The experts you’ll be hearing from in the course are Fred Karpoff, Julie Knerr, Irina Gorin, Rae de Lisle, Anastasia Buettner-Moore, Josh Wright and Tim Topham.

Course outline

  1. Beginner: Irina Gorin
  2. Beginner: Julie Knerr
  3. Beginner: Fred Karpoff
  4. Intermediate/ Advanced: Rae de Lisle
  5. Intermediate/ Advanced: Anastasia Buettner-Moore
  6. Intermediate/ Advanced: Tim Topham
  7. Bonus: Josh Wright
  8. Bonus: Tim's favourite advanced technical exercises

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Technique Foundations and Transformations was created by

Nicola Cantan

Founder of Vibrant Music Teaching and Games Expert

Nicola Cantan is a piano teacher, author, blogger and creator of imaginative and engaging teaching resources. Nicola’s Vibrant Music Teaching Library is helping teachers all over the world to include more games and off-bench activities in their lessons, so that their students giggle their way through music theory and make faster progress. Nicola also runs a popular blog, Colourful Keys, where she shares creative ideas and teaching strategies, and hosts regular training events for piano teachers.

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Course Overview

In this course, we'll present multiple expert teachers to discuss their approaches to technique. We encourage you to observe all of the different ideas, and take what works for you and your students. The course is split up into a beginner section and an intermediate/advanced section. Once you've finished watching those, there are two bonus videos for you.

Expert Teachers

Here are the experts you'll be hearing from in the course:
  • Fred Karpoff
  • Julie Knerr
  • Irina Gorin
  • Rae de Lisle
  • Anastasia Buettner-Moore
  • Josh Wright
  • Tim Topham

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