• We provide a virtual course that expertly connects academic theory to the real-world piano lesson context designed to improve your students’ progress
  • The current course is an ongoing project with new recorded sessions added on Tuesdays
  • This fifteen sessions pedagogy course is an ongoing project with new sessions added to this page on Tuesdays
  • Each video will require a separate password while the course is ongoing. Apologies for the temporary inconvenience!

KEY POINTS

Length:
Total:
Media:
Sessions:
Bonus session:
 
90 minutes (each session)
24 hours
Video
15 
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SESSIONS

 

Introductory:How to teach with the Tales method
Session 1:First Lesson with the beginner
Session 2:Posture and relaxation
Session 3:Hand position, principles of notation and ear training
Session 4:Playing by ear, working on non-legato, practice discipline in lessons and at home
Session 5:Collapsing fingers, touch and sound production,
harmonization of simple tunes and more
Session 6:The power оf the wrist, rhythm, and melody
Session 7:Note reading, creative steps to learn musical compositions
Session 8:Artistry & expressions. Composition, Lateral wrist motion
Session 9:Review of first technical skills
5th finger
Memorization
First public performances and more
Session 10Legato
Session 11:Legato with 3, 4, and 5 fingers.
Notes slurs (one direction and multiple). Dynamics. Phrasing
Session 12:Parent-teacher conferences.
Practice strategies. Activities to develop focus, attention, and thinking.
Session 13:Staccato. Introduction to polyphony and early Baroque dances
Session 14:Harmonic intervals. Introduction to scales
Session 15:Minor scales. Arpeggios. Improvisation. Etudes. Duets. Practice strategies.

 

SESSION 15

TopicMinor scales. Arpeggios. Improvisation. Etudes. Duets. Practice strategies.
DateAugust, 2020
Length:90 minutes
Presenter:Irina Gorin

 

SESSION 14

TopicHarmonic intervals. Introduction to scales
DateJuly 28, 2020
Length:90 minutes
Presenter:Irina Gorin

 

SESSION 13

TopicStaccato. Introduction to polyphony and early Baroque dances
DateJuly 21, 2020
Length:90 minutes
Presenter:Irina Gorin

 

SESSION 12

TopicParent-teacher conferences.
Practice strategies. Activities to develop focus, attention, and thinking.
DateJuly 14, 2020
Length:90 minutes
Presenter:Irina Gorin

 

SESSION 11

TopicLegato with 3, 4, and 5 fingers.
Notes slurs (one direction and multiple). Dynamics. Phrasing.
DateJuly 7, 2020
Length:90 minutes
Presenter:Irina Gorin

 

SESSION 10

TopicLegato
DateJune 30, 2020
Length:90 minutes
Presenter:Irina Gorin

 

SESSION 9

Topic:Review of first technical skills
5th finger
Memorization
First public performances and more
 June 23, 2020
Length:90 minutes
Presenter:Irina Gorin

 

SESSION 8

Topic:Artistry & expressions. Composition, Lateral wrist motion
 June 16, 2020
Length:90 minutes
Presenter:Irina Gorin

 

SESSION 7

Topic:Note reading, creative steps to learn musical compositions.
 June 9, 2020
Length:90 minutes
Presenter:Irina Gorin

 

SESSION 6

Topic:The power оf the wrist, rhythm, and melody
 May 26, 2020
Length:90 minutes
Presenter:Irina Gorin

 

SESSION 5

Topic:Collapsing fingers, touch and sound production, harmonization of simple tunes and more.
 May 19, 2020
Length:90 minutes
Presenter:Irina Gorin
 

SESSION 4

Topic:Playing by ear, working on non legato, practice discipline in lessons and at home
 May 12, 2020
Length:90 minutes
Presenter:Irina Gorin

 

SESSION 3

Topic:Hand position, principles of notation, ear training
 May 5, 2020
Length:90 minutes
Presenter:Irina Gorin

 

SESSION 2

Topic:Posture and relaxation
Recorded:April 28, 2020
Length:90 minutes
Presenter:Irina Gorin

 

SESSION 1

Topic:First Lesson with the beginner
Recorded:April 21, 2020
Length:90 minutes
Presenter:Irina Gorin

 

INTRODUCTION 

Topic:Introducing to Tales of a Musical Journey
Recorded:April 14, 2020
Length:90 minutes
Presenter:Irina Gorin

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is the equivalent of one semester of a university-level Piano Pedagogy course. The principles that will be covered can be applied to teaching with other method books, with beginners of all ages, with transfer students and/or more advanced students who need help with technique.

Each session will build on the information given in the previous session(s). There will be an opportunity to ask questions on the topic covered at the end of each session. Participants will receive a recording of each session, as well as handouts when applicable.

This course is the equivalent of one semester of a university-level Piano Pedagogy course. The principles that will be covered can be applied to teaching with other method books, with beginners of all ages, with transfer students and/or more advanced students who need help with technique.

Each session will build on the information given in the previous session(s). There will be an opportunity to ask questions on the topic covered at the end of each session. Participants will receive a recording of each session, as well as handouts when applicable.

FREQUENTLY ASKED  QUESTIONS

What if I’ve registered for a live session, but can’t attend?You will receive the recording for that session, as well as any handouts if applicable.
If I miss a session, will I still get the Certificate at the end of the 15 sessions?Yes, if you have purchased all 15 sessions, you will receive a Certificate of Completion from The Gorin Institute.
Can I buy the package of 15 sessions after the live sessions have already started?Yes, you can buy the complete course package, and recordings for sessions that have taken place up to then will be sent to you so you can catch up with the group.
The time of the Live Zoom Webinars doesn’t work for me. Can I get the Pedagogy Webinar course some other way?Yes, you can choose to purchase the session recordings which will be available after the live sessions have taken place. Order

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Due to the nature of the project, the fees are non-refundable
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