Two-year Introductory to Piano Classes
From September 2018 all absolute beginners applying for piano to RIAM will automatically be offered a place in our mandatory two-year introductory piano class. This one-hour class over 30 weeks for two academic years will be a group class with 3 beginners and they will be introduced to the piano in a fun and educational way.
The classes will cover:
• Basic piano technique – hand position, relaxation, posture
• Reading pitches and rhythms in piano music
• Playing easy piano repertoire
• Playing easy piano duets with classmates and teacher
• Scales and broken chords
• All about the piano as an instrument
This introductory class is designed to give all piano beginners a chance to learn the basics above before moving to one-to-one tuition, if so desired.
No audition is required for this introductory class.
If your child is an absolute beginner and you would like them to enrol in these classes, please complete the online application form by December 1st