Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People

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Recreation Room, 525 Posse Ground Road, Sedona AZ 86336

Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People

  • Monday, October 1, 2018 
  • 6:30-9:30 p.m. 
  • Recreation Room at Posse Grounds Park
  • $25 registration fee and $29 materials fee (to be collected the day of class)
  • Register by calling (928) 282-7098 

Piano InstructorSome music teachers may not want you to know this, but you don't need years of weekly lessons to learn piano. In just a few hours, you can learn enough secrets of the trade to give you years of musical enjoyment. How do we do it? While regular piano teachers teach note reading, piano professionals use chords. And you can learn all the chords you'll need to play any song in this one session. Any song. Any style. Any key. If you can find middle C and know the meaning of Every Good Boy Does Fine, you already know enough to enroll in this workshop.

Topics Include:

  • How chords work in a song
  • How to get more out of sheet music by reading less of it
  • How to form the three main types of chords
  • How to handle different keys and time signatures
  • How to avoid "counting"
  • How to simplify over 12,000 complex chords

Instructor Biography

Craig Coffman is an experienced piano and guitar instructor, professional pianist and music director. He has over 30 years experience teaching piano privately. His piano and guitar seminars, offered through community colleges and community education programs, have been attended by over 25,000 students throughout Arizona, Minnesota and across the United States over the last 25 years. He has a degree in Sociology from Illinois Wesleyan University in Illinois and a Master of Divinity degree from Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon.

Do you have detailed questions concerning this class?  Please contact Instructor Craig Coffman at 602-750-3173 or by email.

For questions concerning registration please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (928)282-7098.