Advancing Pianists Course

Advancing Pianists Course If you’re starting to teach advanced students but are not confident in your ability, this course is for you! Janna demonstrates how……

If you’re starting to teach advanced students but are not confident in your ability, this course is for you!

Janna demonstrates how to teach specific pieces, including a Bach Prelude & Fugue and a Mozart Sonata. The knowledge and skills developed for these particular pieces can then be transferred to other pieces in a similar style. Janna also shares insightful tips on helping your advanced students explore and perform 19th and 20th-century repertoire.

Course outline

  1. Module 1.1 - Welcome and What This Course Covers
  2. Module 1.2 - The Importance of Teacher Self-Study and Development
  3. Module 1.3 - Early-Advanced Technique
  4. Module 1.4 - Practice Tips
  5. Module 1.5 - Integrating Functional and Creative Skills in Advanced Levels
  6. Module 2.1 - How to Teach a Bach Prelude & Fugue
  7. Module 2.2 - In-Depth Look at Prelude in B-Flat Major from WTC I, BMV 866
  8. Module 2.3 - In-Depth Look at the Fugue in B-Flat Major
  9. Module 3.1 - Sonatas Overview
  10. Module 3.2 - Early Advanced Haydn
  11. Module 3.3 - Haydn Sonata in E Minor HOB XVI:34, I. Presto
  12. Module 3.4 - Early-Advanced Mozart
  13. Module 3.5 - Mozart Sonata in B-Flat Major K.570, I. Allegro
  14. Module 3.6 - Early-Advanced Beethoven
  15. Module 3.7 - Beethoven Sonata in C Minor Op.10, No.1 I, Allegro molto e con brio
  16. Module 4.1 - Overview of 19th-Century Early-Advanced Repertoire
  17. Module 4.2 - What Makes an Expressive 19th-Century Performance?
  18. Module 4.3 - In-Depth Look at the Chopin Nocturne in E-Flat Major
  19. Module 5.1 - What makes an expressive 20th-century performance?
  20. Module 5.2 - Overview of 20th-Century Early-Advanced Repertoire

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Advancing Pianists Course was created by

Janna Williamson

Intermediate and Advanced Repertoire Masterclass Educator

Janna Williamson is a highly sought-after teacher of students of all levels with two decades of professional teaching experience. She maintains a home studio in West Chicago and taught at the Wheaton Yamaha Music School from 2001-2020. She has been an MTNA Nationally Certified Teacher of Music since 2004 and holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in piano performance. Janna enjoys performing solo or collaboratively and can be heard throughout the Chicago area on a regular basis.

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Advancing Pianists Course

If you’re starting to teach advanced students but are not confident in your ability, this course is for you! Janna demonstrates how to teach specific pieces, including a Bach Prelude & Fugue and a Mozart Sonata. The knowledge and skills developed for these particular pieces can then be transferred to other pieces in a similar style. Janna also shares insightful tips on helping your advanced students explore and perform 19th and 20th-century repertoire.

About Janna Williamson

Janna Williamson is a highly sought-after teacher of students of all levels with two decades of professional teaching experience. She maintains a home studio in West Chicago and taught at the Wheaton Yamaha Music School from 2001-2020. She has been an MTNA Nationally Certified Teacher of Music since 2004 and holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in piano performance. Janna enjoys performing solo or collaboratively and can be heard throughout the Chicago area on a regular basis.    

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