Intro to Piano
- School of Music class
*THIS IS AN ONLINE CLASS*
Intro to Piano is a small group class designed for adults who are brand new to the piano or learned earlier in life and want to pick it back up.
The first half of the course will focus on learning the language of music and playing technique. You will learn the basics of reading music notation, music theory, playing scales and finger exercises, and how to build chords on the keyboard to play any song!
The second half will be focused on learning piano favorites such as Ode to Joy by Beethoven, Let It Be by The Beatles, Someone Like You by Adele, Minuet in G by Bach and more.
There will be an opportunity for one-on-one time with the instructor, to give individualized feedback like you would in a private lesson.
Prerequisites: Piano or Keyboard (60 or more keys preferred), Sustain pedal (recommended if using a keyboard)
This class will be held from 6:30-7:45pm EST on Thursdays, Mar. 18, 25, Apr. 1, 8, 22, 29
Please note: Limited to 12 students (16 yrs of age or older); Pre-sales are highly encouraged! Sales end 15 minutes before the class begins. 3 students are required for this class to meet. If a class is cancelled due to low enrollment, you will be notified and receive a full refund.
Bridget Driscoll is a jack-of-all-trades music instructor based in Portland, OR and born and raised in Cape Cod and Connecticut. She is an alumna of Berklee College of Music, Emerson College and UCLA, where she honed her skills as a musical theatre accompanist and music director. Bridget lived in Los Angeles for three years after college and worked in music supervision and licensing for movie trailers. You may recognize her as a former Club Passim box office associate, intern, campfire. performer and chalkboard artist.
Bridget began playing piano at the age of two and went on to study classical, jazz, rock and musical theatre styles in addition to learning voice, guitar, viola, violin and cello. She believes learning piano first laid the foundation and passion she needed to pursue a diverse career in music. Since becoming a full time music instructor in 2018, Bridget has taught over 5,000 lessons to students of all ages and levels, from toddlers to octogenarians.