Piano Improvisation for Everyone!

Have you been curious about improvisation but have no                     idea how to start?

a warm welcome & overview from brenda earle stokes

Are you looking to deepen your piano skills in a creative way?
Have you always thought that improvisation is a talent and can't be learned?
Are you looking to deepen your piano skills in a creative way?
Are you looking for new and exciting materials to share with your students?
What if I told you that improvisation is a set of skills that can be taught and enjoyed by anyone?

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I’m Brenda Earle Stokes and I have developed a unique online course designed to teach piano improvisation to people of all levels and backgrounds.  Explore your creativity and expand your techniques while you learn a wide range of techniques from free improvisation to pop piano solos, melodic and rhythmic explorations to jamming on the blues.

I am a classically trained pianist and vocalist with two degrees in jazz piano and I have performed internationally in a lot of settings from festivals to concert halls.  My ecclectic background is chock full of improvisation and I have been in high demand teaching these skills in my private studio for over 20 years.  My methods have been so successful that I wanted to make this work available to a much wider student base.

Improvisation is a wonderful skill to have, whether you are a classically trained pianist, a singer who uses piano to support their teaching and performing, a singer-songwriter looking to write in a more expressive way, a jazz pianist who wants to deepend their capacities for improvisation, or anyone who just wants to dive into the exciting world of improvisation.

I have developed a clear and concise method of exercises designed to teach improvisation in easy and manageable steps.  Whether you are an advanced classical pianist or an intermediate one, this course is designed to meet you at your level and introduce you to the wonderful world of improvisation.

Gain more confidence and freedom at the piano while you explore your own creative spirit!

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Piano Improvisation for Everyone! is a unique online piano course designed to help pianists of any level develop tenable improvisation skills.

this course comes with:

Online video lessons with a close up of the piano keyboard
Lifetime 24/7 access to the courses
Downloadable print material that includes meticulously notated exercises
Live support via a private Facebook group

"Brenda, Thank you for your course!  It fully lived up to its promise to teach me every basic I need in my studio in a few weeks of short daily practice. The icing on the cake is that you gave lots more information that I can get as much out of as I put into it digging deeper. I look forward to continuing to practice my "faking" skills and soon be accompanying myself and my students."

Winnie Fristoe, Singer & Voice Teacher

"Brenda is an inspiration She loves and breathes her passion for piano and her course is clear, concise and it works ! I can’t wait to get to the piano every day now! Thanks Brenda!!"

Kath Williams, Singer & Voice Teacher

"This is a fantastic course and an absolute game-changer for voice teachers. Seriously. If your piano is just for scales, and you're convinced that you can't learn to play, think again! You don't have to be a brilliant pianist to accompany your students! Thank you, Brenda!"

Meredith Colby, Chicago voice teacher, Speaker, Blogger, Author of Money Notes

Is Piano Improvisation for Everyone right for you?

This is the course for you if  you...

    • have some piano training or if you have a lot of training
    • are a General Music Teacher or Music Therapist looking to incorporate improvisation in your work
    • are a piano teacher looking for new material to share with your students
    • are a jazz pianist looking to explore other modalities of improvisation
    • are a singer/songwriter looking to expand your songwriting skills
    • are a singer/pianist looking to expand your self-accompaniment
    • are looking for a new way to practice your piano skills
    • are looking to explore your creativity and connect to the piano in a new way
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Piano Improvisation for Everyone!

Explore the joy of piano improvisation in the comfort of your own home.

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Piano Improvisation for Everyone! is a course designed to get you improvising satisfying music at the piano. In this unique and proven curriculum, you will learn a variety of techniques which you can customize to suit your own level and musical interests.

Learn how to explore different harmonic material, melodic ideas, rhythm,  accompaniment techniques and started points for creating improvisation compositions. In addition, we cover how to improvise pop piano solos and jam on the blues!

This course is perfect for anyone who has some piano experience and is a great resource for piano teachers looking to expand their teaching toolkit!

piano improvisation for everyone! includes

How to get in the mindset to improvise
How to improvise using the various elements of music
Starting exercises in improvising using both hands
How to play a pop piano solo
How to jam on a Blues using a variety of techniques
The diatonic modes and how to use them to create original material
Creating Improvisation compositions
Live support via a private Facebook group

My approach is creative and hands on, from start to finish.  No complicated theory to memorize - just my proved method of exploring composition in a way that will energize and expand your playing.

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Jazz Piano Accompaniment

Now more than ever, singers are pulled towards becoming fluid and confident on the piano. As a performing jazz singer and pianist, I have had the great pleasure of teaching a great many wonderful singers to accompany themselves on piano. This course is clear, concise, and will have you accompanying yourself and your students quickly and easily.

Piano Skills for Singers - Levels 1 and 2

These unique courses were built to empower singers of all levels and genres to develop needed piano skills.  After over 20 years of teaching singers how to play piano, Brenda created these online courses to help singers around the world become the pianists they had always dreamed of becoming.  Skipping over the method books, scale fingering and many of the other hurdles, this method is direct and based on the actual skills singers need to succeed at the keyboard.

Private Piano & Voice Lessons

I teach students all over the world via Skype and FaceTime. One-on-one instruction is a great way to dig deep into your musical life and I design a custom curriculum that will set you on the road to achieving your musical goals. Contact me for more information!

Words can not express how much I am enjoying our piano lessons.  I believe you understand how I learn and what I need to know to express myself.  I'm mostly self taught and the pieces of things I know are locking together. The lessons we are doing are tremendously valuable to me.  Thank you so much for taking me on as a student." - F.C, Current Student