Many people make the mistake that playing piano is just about reading notes. They rely on apps or softwares that purely focus on certain notes and chords.
There is so much more to just reading notes in piano! Concepts such as arm weight, weight transfer, hand shape, and technique are just a few concepts that are essential in learning how to play the piano properly.
You must refine and train foundational skills to . ..
Increase Confidence in Sight Reading
Expressing Personal Interpretation Through Music
Playing Tension-Free in the Body
Play With Speed, Fluency, Clarity, and Accuracy
Train Self-Motivation - creating practice strategies
You must train your musical skills if you experience the following:
Left and Right Hand Aren't Working Independently
Sight Reading Feels Unnatural (reading notes as easily as you read a book)
Unsure how to express emotion through music
Learn pieces easily, but they don't sound "musical"
•How The Piano Produces Its Sound
•Differences Between Electric Pianos & Acoustic Pianos ; Grand vs. Upright Piano
•How to Sit Properly At the Piano
•Learning the Note Names
•Grand Staff with Ledger Lines
•Arm Weight & Hand Shape
•Bridge & Finger Strengthening Exercises
•Pentascales: Major vs. Minor
•Dangling D and Balancing B
•Accidentals: Flats, Sharps, Naturals, & Enharmonic Equivalents
•Improvisation I: Adding Personal Interpretation in Performances
•Breaking Pieces into Chunks
•Warm-Up Pentascales With Different Articulations
•Dry Land Training & Weight Transfer Exercises
•Pentascales: New Keys
•How to Use the Metronome & Read Tempo Markings
•Circle of 5ths I
•Things to Observe When Starting A New Piece
•Different Pedals & Their Uses
•Intro to Octave Scales: I
•Scale Degree Names
•Warm-Up Pentascales with Different Articulations
•Dry Land Training and Weight Transfer Exercises
•Pentascales: New Keys
•Interval Types: Matching Songs
•Circle of 5ths II
•Committing A Piece to Memory
•Octave Scales II
•Different Ways on Drilling Difficult Passages
•How to Identify Relative Minor Keys
•Learning Melodic, Harmonic, & Chromatic Scales
•Improvisation II: Blues Scale Jazz Riffs
•Octave Scales III
Why The Mete Method?
Five-Week Course Formatted in a Logical Order with Each Video Building off Previous Concepts
One-Time purchase for Lifetime Access to Course
Watch Videos at Desired Pace
Additional Course Resources Provided Tailored to Each Week: Theory, Pieces (Practice), Technique, and Musical Glossary Flashcards
Content and Concepts Derived from The Royal Conservatory of Music Curriculum with Personal Interpretation Added
Frequently Asked Questions
Why does Week 1-3 seem heavier in content than Week 4-5?
Although the syllabus looks quite shorter in Weeks 4-5, compared to Weeks 1-3, the content is not lighter. In fact, it's heavier. Concepts are becoming more advanced with assigned theory homework to solidify certain concepts, as well as practicing the pieces that are given to you. After Weeks 1-3, pause and reflect on concepts learned so far before moving onto Weeks 4-5.
I purchased the course. I have a question regarding one of the concepts learned. How do I find out the answer?
You can post the question in our Facebook Member Group, in which myself, or perhaps another member, will be more than happy to answer.
Will I actually be able to learn how to play the piano after 5 weeks?
ABSOLUTELY! If, and only if, you are doing the weekly assigned theory homework, practicing your pieces daily (5 times a week minimum), doing your technique and finger independence exercises, and practicing with your musical glossary flashcards.