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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    • Gail Starr
    • Recently retired MBA (international consumer products/luxury goods/classical music mgt.)
    • Gail_Starr
    • 6 mths ago
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    I’d love to join!  Do we need to pick a specific piece in advance?

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      • Roy
      • Royhj
      • 6 mths ago
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      Gail Starr joining the question

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    • Bren Warner
    • Retired to full-time student musician.
    • Brenda_Warner
    • 6 mths ago
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    HI! Will these Two Week Intensives with limited class size be saved for later viewing just as the other live events?  Thank you, as always!

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  • Greetings from Singapore!

    I would like to join but might have a problem with the time schedule of the class due to the different time zone.
    Please advise. Thanks!

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  • אשמח להצטרף

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  • I received a message that said 'here is your access code', but there was no code, just a link.

     

    Shosh

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  • I think the code is tonebaseornaments 

    try that, it is not obvious as a code. 

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    • Jenny
    • Jenny.1
    • 5 mths ago
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    Will a community thread be opened for the music analysis intensive this week?

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      • Ben LaudeTeam
      • Head of Piano @ tonebase
      • Ben_Laude
      • 5 mths ago
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      Jenny yes, it will open at 11am pacific time today.

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      • Jenny
      • Jenny.1
      • 5 mths ago
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      Ben Laude that's fabulous! thank you Ben ðŸ™‚

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    • Maggie
    • Maggie
    • 5 mths ago
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    Hi, I signed up the harmonic analysis with Ben Laude but I haven’t received any email or access code yet. I saw my name in one of the groups so I think my sign-up is successful. Actually, this is my first time here, and I don’t know exactly how it works.  

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      • Ben LaudeTeam
      • Head of Piano @ tonebase
      • Ben_Laude
      • 5 mths ago
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      Maggie Hi Maggie. We're just finishing up the kick-off post. You should be notified within the next hour. Thank you for your patience!!

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    • Ben LaudeTeam
    • Head of Piano @ tonebase
    • Ben_Laude
    • 5 mths ago
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    To everyone involved in the Harmonic Analysis intensive, thank you for your patience! We're putting the finishing touches on the assignment thread and will notify you shortly when it's ready.

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    • Jenny
    • Jenny.1
    • 5 mths ago
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    Just want to check if there will be a "public space" thread for the analysis intensive? Thank you.

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    • Jenny we will open that immediately!

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    • cdales
    • cdales
    • 5 mths ago
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    Will the arpeggio course require daily online participation at a certain time? I do have afternoon time commitments on Fridays.

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  • To the Intensives ever repeat?  I just signed up and would like to try the argeggio one.

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