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Learn all the chords needed to play any pop song in one afternoon! You’ll learn how to construct major, minor, and seventh chords; practice and memorize chords; and transpose a song into your key, play a song by ear, and accompany yourself singing. It is essential to know the notes on the piano and have a basic knowledge of the treble clef. You can download a free brochure on Debbie’s website, EasyPianoStyles.com, under the “Free Music” tab which teaches you the basics of music notation.
This class will meet in-person at CCAE with a limited student capacity. Please note that COVID-19 proof of vaccination is required. Please view our In-Person Class Guidelines.
Voice and Piano Teacher, B.M., M.M.
Deborah Gruber has a Masters Degree in Music from Western Michigan University and owned The Coolidge Corner Music Studio in Brookline, MA for 12 years where she taught piano and voice. She has performed in the Tanglewood Festival Chorus with the Boston Symphony Orchestra under Seiji Ozawa in Carnegie Hall and Symphony Hall for 8 years, as well as the Boston Pops under John Williams and Keith Lockhart. Debbie is the author of numerous books and DVDs on how to play popular piano. She has been interviewed on Paul Perry’s morning radio show and on WBZ Radio by Todd Feinburg.
Debbie currently is a Featured Writer for Making Music Magazine and performs at The Tewksbury Country Club and Ginger Gourmet restaurant in addition to performing at many weddings and functions.