Keys Level 1

Course Duration

2 Years

Course Overview

The Grade 1 Keyboard exam is for candidates who have been typically learning for six months to one year. They have mastered the key basic debut level skills and have since acquired greater use of technique, rhythms, co-ordination and musical understanding.
At Keyboard Grade 1 you will be examined on your choice of three performance pieces from artists such as Taylor Swift, Bat For Lashes and Rag'n'Bone Man, with some keyboard-specific techniques that could include single patch settings, layers and the basic use of effects/sound manipulation (eg. pitch bend).
The Grade 2 Keys exam is for candidates who have been typically learning for one year to eighteen months. They have mastered the basic skills up to Grade 1 and have since acquired greater use of technique, rhythms, co-ordination and musical understanding. There is also the continuing opportunity to develop improvisation skills.
At Keyboard Grade 2 you will be examined on your choice of three performance pieces from artists such as Kate Bush, Nina Simone and Pharrell Williams, with some keyboard-specific techniques that could include single patch settings, layers and the basic use of effects/sound manipulation (eg. pitch bend).
The Grade 3 Keys exam is for candidates who have been typically learning for eighteen months to two years and who are ready to consolidate their final stage as a beginner player. They have mastered the key skills up to Grade 2 and since acquired greater use of technique, rhythms, co-ordination and musical understanding. Candidates have started to develop the beginnings of stylistic awareness.
At Keyboard Grade 3 you will be examined on your choice of three performance pieces from artists such as Eurythmics, Adele and Marvin Gaye, with some keyboard-specific techniques that could include single patch settings, layers and the basic use of effects/sound manipulation (eg. pitch bend).

Who can join this course?

• Candidates who have completed Entry Level course.
• Candidates who want to pursue music as a career choice.
• Candidates who seeking international certificate for admission through ECA quota in universities.
• Candidates who want to secure UCAS points for admission n foreign university.
• Candidates who plan to become music teacher

Requirements

• Computer/Mobile/Tablet/Laptop
• Earphones/Buds
• Printer (OPTIONAL)
• Music Stand
• 61 Keys Keyboard with Touch Sense

Learning Objectives

• Performance Pieces
• Technical Exercises
• Supporting Tests