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30 mins, 45 mins, 60 mins, Family Lesson

30 Minute Lesson

A Brief Lesson Overview

2:00 - Complements - Adam always praises his students when they do something really well!

5:35 - Adam showing his perfect pitch skills, knowing what scale the student was playing just be hearing it.

8:10 - Really fun song - movie music, Amelie by Yann Tiersen.

11:05 - Applause! Adam always says the great things first and then helps the student.

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15:45 - Practising a specific section, not always starting from the beginning.
17:45 - General main focus for the lesson.
23:48 - Adding in beautiful musical detail, resolving phrases.

25:30 - Music games!!
 

45 Minute Lesson

A Brief Lesson Overview

4:42 - Adam always praises and complements the student when they are doing something really, really well.

8:35 - Adam showing his perfect pitch skills, knowing what scale the student is playing just by hearing it!
10:53 - Always writing down notes to know exactly how to help the student.

12:47 - Applause! Always praising and complementing the student first, then helps them.

24:50 - Helping to play specific volumes in sections.
34:57 - Bringing out the melody more in the LH.

36:15 - Always praising and complementing the student when they are doing something really, really well.

39:50 - Changing the range as the notes were played an octave too high.

42:58 - Music games!!

Lessons are done through the telephone and no internet is required (such as using Zoom or WhatsApp) as music has never been visual. You will get
- A master class like experience.

- First lesson is complementary.

- No annoying device re-positioning.

- No internet lagging.

All videos here contain the highlights and overview of the lesson.

FAQ - How do you teach without using a screen?
A - Music has never been visual. Whatever is required for the lesson can just be easily explained over the telephone.

60 Minute Lesson - Adam Needs A Haircut

A Brief Lesson Overview

4:45 - Adam helping the student with more arm flexibility, changing the range of the scale.
6:20 - Adam always writes down notes to know exactly how to help the student.
7:00 - Blitzing and learning a brand new scale - F Major.

20:29 - Applause! Adam always says the great things first in the performance and then helps the student.
21:04 - Adam asking what the student enjoyed most about her performance.

29:10 - Adam demonstrating, playing the melody with the thumb.

40:54 - Adam always gives compliments when he hears something really good!

43:00 - Really fun song - River Flows In You by Yurima.

45:39 - Adam demonstrating to help with more RH projection.

Family Lesson - Adam Needs A Haircut

A Brief Lesson Overview

3:08 - Applause! Adam always says the great things first in the performance and then helps the student.
7:45 - Complementing the 5 year old student on getting all the rhythms and letters spot on!
19:27 - Adam demonstrating, Whoopee Ti Yi Yo!
22:20 -  Adam always gives compliments when he hears something really good!
31:45 - Sister's turn and performs Sarasponda.
33:30 - Adam always writes down notes to know exactly how to help the student.

34:52 - Talking about where and what the dynamics mean.
41:10 - Adam helping the student so the student knows where the music markings are and going through each part.

1:01:25 - Student reading all letters for the RH.
1:12:35 - Teaching student great habits, writing in their diary.
1:14:02 - Music games!!

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Adam Simpson - Melbourne Based 

Pianist | Teacher | Composer

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