What are the Two Week Intensives?

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you sat down at the piano and concentrated on one specific aspect of your playing?

Dedicating two weeks to that ONE thing?

Improving your trills, establishing a routine for arpeggio practice, or smoothing out your scales with a guided practice session?

And how would that be if you were not alone?

If a group of like-minded people comes together with a great purpose? Seeing the progress in your playing and being inspired by the growth of your peers?

In this brand new community activity, we bring together a group of ten people who learn together and motivate each other to keep on growing and improving over two weeks. You will be placed in a sub-forum that is only accessible to you, the other participants, and your guide!

  1. For every Two Week Intensive, we will open a Sign-Up-Thread one week before the activity starts, where you can sign-up for the next learning period.
  2. As soon as ten people have signed up, the classroom closes, and we will open the next group. We will have a maximum of two groups for the first Intensives.
  3. You will receive an access code through a forum DM that allows access to the course thread.

We are in this together! Please post a very quick video or audio file twice a week on the topic of the Intensive and help your course partners through feedback on their submissions as well! We will do one Zoom check-in, where you can ask questions to your guide and your peers!

If you realize that you can't fully take advantage of this class and don't want to participate anymore, contact me through a forum DM, and I will remove you from the classroom.

To sum it up:

  1. Post Two Updates per Week, a total of 4 updates. Video submissions work best to receive personalized feedback!
  2. Help others improve and comment on each other's submissions with a helpful advice
  3. Get feedback from your guide
  4. Optionally check in with a Zoom Call

Any questions? Let me know!

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    • Ko
    • Enko
    • 3 mths ago
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    Hello

    I want to sign up. I am not sure but I want to try. Please let me know what to do in details.

    Appreciate it.

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    • Ko Basically sign up and practice your scales! Submit videos to the specific thread in order to show progress!

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      • Ko
      • Enko
      • 3 mths ago
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      Dominic Cheli Thank you so much!

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  • Hi! I‘d like to sign up, too. Can’t wait! Thanks for providing another great opportunity to learn.

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  • Sounds great. Looking forward to it.

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  • I want to sign up!  How will we know when the sign-up period starts?

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  • I would like to sign up for the scales intensive as well. 😎

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    • Don Calvert
    • Germany/Austria Desk Officer, U.S. Commerce Department
    • Don_Calvert
    • 3 mths ago
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    I'm certainly interested in hearing more about this.  I like the idea of a scales focused course, since that would help me to get out of my longstanding (if irrational) "fears of pieces with keys with sharps and flats."   thank you! 

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    • Don Calvert It would be great for you to spend these two weeks trying to improve your scales and all those sharps and flats! :)

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      • Don Calvert
      • Germany/Austria Desk Officer, U.S. Commerce Department
      • Don_Calvert
      • 3 mths ago
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      Dominic Cheli Many thanks!  I'll do that!  I just got a Yamaha Clavinova CVP 809GP and its an amazing instrument.  I appreciate your classes.  They are very helpful and well done.  So thank you again.  Best! Don

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  • I would like to join! 

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    • Gary Hamer
    • Gary_Hamer
    • 3 mths ago
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    Looking forward to participating in the intensive.

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  • Wow.

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  • Great idea. I think I would like to learn to play this in all 24 keys, twelve keys per week:

    https://youtu.be/w4IOs1ehNdw
    (joking) 

    But I am interested in joining and working on something… My question: am I correct that this is not the sign-up thread, and the start time is still to be determined? Thanks!

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    • Angela
    • Angela.4
    • 3 mths ago
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    That sounds great, I'm interested!

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  • I am interested too.

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    • Pauline
    • Pauline
    • 3 mths ago
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    Intense! Great idea!

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  • Interested! I want to work on arpeggios and scale. 

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  • I'm interested.

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  • I want to do this. 

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    • Hannahong
    • Hannahong
    • 3 mths ago
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    I would like to sign up also! 

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    • Hannahong
    • Hannahong
    • 3 mths ago
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    Hi Dominic, is this intensive course if for advanced level?

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    • Hannahong Any level is welcome! We all will try and improve our scales :)

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      • Hannahong
      • Hannahong
      • 3 mths ago
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      Dominic Cheli 

      Thank you, Dominic, I would like to sign up! 

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