Teaching Duration

These piano lessons programs are designed with a set duration, to give students an idea of how long each lesson will take.

Music Programs Offered Duration of Lessons
Beginners to Grade 3 45 minutes
Grade 4 – 8 1 hour
Diploma 1 hour
Music Programs Offered Duration of Lessons
Beginners to Grade 4 45 minutes
Grade 5 – 8 1 hour
Diploma 1 hour
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Course Content

We design our piano lessons and supporting tests to develop learners’ skills through the music they play. Here are some of the exercises and style of teaching that piano teacher will be covering in your piano lessons.

Repertoires Scales and Arpeggios
Sight-Reading Rhythm
Solfege Finger Dexterity Exercises and Etudes
Improvisation and Keyboard Harmony

Fun Learning Activities

In learning how to play the piano, one must understand the art of music. During piano classes, these fun activities help me make my piano lessons more engaging & interesting for all kids & adults.

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Flash Cards

Flash cards are useful for visual memorisation and terminology memorisation. It allows the student to learn bite-sized pieces of information more efficiently.

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Instruments for Tapping Rhythm

Rhythm musical instruments allow students to develop auditory awareness and offers a multi-sensory learning experience.

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Musical Card Games

To train the brain to adapt with music is not an overnight business, but musical card games can help make lessons even more exciting and interactive!

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Magnetic Boards

Magnetic Boards are fun and effective teaching aids for us tutors and for students to improve their music reading skills and understand music theories.

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Percussion Composition Activities

This is a fun hands-on activity that enables my students to play an instrument and pick their song choice that reflects their preferred music style.

Percussion Composition Activities

Achievements

There are Grades 1-8 in piano lessons. The student can make use of this opportunity and take exams hosted by the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music or by Trinity Guildhall, both of which are UK music exam boards.

Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM)

Four Components of the Exam:

  1. Scales and Arpeggios – There will be a technical exercise where candidate needs to play out scales and arpeggios.
  2. Exam Pieces – Candidate must play three prepared pieces as part of the exam.
  3. Sight-Reading – After half a minute of preparation, the candidate will be given an unknown short piece to play.
  4. Aural Tests – There will be a series of tests where the candidate will be tested through rhythm clapping, memory singing, pitch change, and answer questions based on listening skills.

Trinity Guildhall

Four Components of the Exam:

  • Associate (ATCL): Equivalent to first year undergraduate degree (duration of 40 minutes)
  • Licentiate (LTCL): Equivalent to fourth year undergraduate degree (duration of 45 minutes)
  • Fellowship (FTCL): Equivalent to a postgraduate course (duration of 50 minutes)

Candidates are assessed through an externally regulated and internationally recognised exam systems, with a 140-year heritage that you can trust. This also helps the student determine their preferred genre – leisure, pop music, classical music, and so on.

Percussion Composition Activities

If the students do not wish to sit for exams, piano can still be learned for leisure and other health and lifestyle benefits, where fundamentals are still taught such as sight reading, repertoires, technics, and so on.

For Kids: Learn disciple, be eligible for exams, obtain certifications as well as reach Grade 8 practical and theory for teaching opportunities in the future

For Elderly: For relaxation, motor skills, prevent dementia, stimulation of emotions and fulfilment
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Author

  • Adeline Yeo

    Teacher Adel provides private Piano Lessons to children of all ages, adults, and even retirees. With a wealth of experience accumulated over 20 years of experience working in several teaching positions, she had the greatest joy of teaching in music schools and private homes where she worked closely with students of many nationalities and age groups.