I'm Louise, a Composer of modern classical piano music, born, raised and living in England.
I have been a classical pianist for over 20 years and a composer 10 years. Please read on….
>>>>>> My new music Sweet Little Bird Sings, Whisper On The Breeze, Skylark, River Sparrow and The Last Leaf Falls are now on Score Exchange.
>>>>>> Currently composing Yellow Rose.
SOON to be launching my 'PIANO AND COMPOSITION ACADEMY ONLINE' summer 2022. My Academy will be all things piano theory, composition,performance training,songwriting, music therapy, visually impaired courses and much more and will be for all levels. Eg, beginner, easy,intermediate and advanced and in each lesson we will be working through theory worksheets together and working through the video lessons which will be with me on my digital grand piano (and I will have stickers on the keys for those who need extra help in remembering where the keys are!) I will have great camera angles from in front of me, at the side and above the keys too! You will have access to free downloadable worksheets, fun tests/quizzes, Mp3's of my live recordings, for eg. for help with hearing the music which is on your worksheet, blank manuscript paper and a downloadable certificate for all your hard work on the course! With every video lesson, there will be the relevant worksheets and fun stuff. Each video lesson will be step by step musical guidance, broken down into easy achievable lessons!
COURSES are being filmed and put together ready for launching very soon!!
>>>One lucky winner will WIN a brand new DIGITAL BABY GRAND PIANO after the launch of the Academy!! Anyone can enter this competition, from ANY course on 'The Piano and Composition Academy Online' Can ship worldwide.
This is the Academy where you are awarded Certificates of Achievement awards AND this Academy allows you to WIN new digital baby grand pianos, notation software and music stationary bundles!
THE ART OF COMPOSITION - I will be teaching you the 'Art of Composition' for all levels! We will delve into the world of composition. We will be working through the worksheets together and I will be teaching you all of the 'how to' secrets to successful composition, over a 3 or 6 month video course on my Online Academy, on my digital grand piano. You will have access to free downloadable worksheets, fun tests/quizzes, Mp3s of my live composition recordings, which will go with your worksheets, blank manuscript paper and a downloadable certificate for all your hard work on the course of your choice! And there will also be a Sibelius software class incase any of you aspiring composers out there would love to sell your music all over the world like I do! You will learn the wonderful secrets to the world of harmony, where you can INSTANTLY compose beautiful modern classical piano music. I have music already written if some of you are stuck for inspiration on this course, so there will always be something you can learn and write to! You will always be able to progress on my courses as I have wonderful music and fun things for you to work with. You will learn all the secrets and formulas that I use to compose! I will have great camera angles from in front of me, at the side and above the keys too! There will also be a LIVE zoom meeting with me and other composers on the course, who would like to join in and share ideas with all things composition. Where we can have a good chat and share a cup of tea and get interactive!
THE ART OF FILM SCORING - For easy, intermediate/advanced. In this course you will learn how compose music on a large scale - putting multiple staves together when writing for multiple instruments. You will learn how to layer music and instruments together and how to compose to a moving scene or a picture, using multiple staves. You will have access to all the downloadable printable worksheets for this course, Mp3's, tests/quizzes and a certificate of achievement award! You will also have access to previously unheard music which I have composed on a large scale and music ready for you to be able to work with, which will spark your inspiration! You will always make progress on my courses, there will always be something you can write to and learn from. You will learn the secrets to composing beautiful melodies instantly. You'll work alongside me on 'The Art Of Film Scoring' every step of the way!
- Requirements for this course:
- Must be able to understand music from easy, intermediate or advanced.
- Must have notation software to be able to layer instruments.
- I use the SIBELIUS 7 notation software.
THE ART OF SONG WRITING - Lyrical writing. Easy/Intermediate/Advanced. This course will involve all the wonderful downloadable things as stated above in the other courses and you'll work alongside me on my digital grand piano as we learn the 'how to' of the song writing world! In the Art Of Songwriting course, we will be delving into the world of storytelling and working with lyrics and harmony, also, you'll learn a great foundation of composition skills too! So, in this course you will learn lyric writing, harmonising and compose melodies to pieces! Even if you can't think of any lyrics, I will have songs already written for you to work with and the same goes for harmony and melody - I will have those ready for you, so you can jump straight into the course, which will be great fun! It will help kickstart that inspiration! And for those who do have lyrics and can create their own harmonies and melodies, then there will be the right coursework for you too. On this course, you must have some musical knowledge.
BEGINNER SONGWRITING COURSE- For those who are great at lyric writing, but have NO musical background or knowledge, then you will be able to join this wonderful course, where you can dip into the world of piano theory, which will be made easy and fun! You will learn how to put lyrics to chords and easy melodies. I will have songs,harmonies and melodies ready for you to enjoy working on, so you never struggle to enjoy this course. All the wonderful downloadable things come with all courses, including certificates of achievement.
MUSIC THERAPY - There will also be a Music Therapy course for those with DISABILITIES and there will be a music course for all levels for the VISUALLY impaired too. And your downloadable printable certificate of achievement.
THE ART OF PERFORMANCE - You will be able to learn in this wonderful performance course how to learn scores and memorize them, with hints and tips for getting the best out of your playing. Learn beautiful modern classical piano music and play along with me! We will deconstruct the scores together and there will be free downloadable worksheets, fun tests/quizzes, Mp3s of my live recordings to go with your worksheets and a downloadable certificate for all of your hardwork from the course of your choice! You will learn to be able to perform with confidence. Unlock the secrets and play like a professional!
BECOME A PIANO TEACHER - If you've always had the desire to TEACH the piano, but never had any qualifications in this field, or you want a bit of extra encouragement before you get into the world of teaching - this course is for you. You will work through this wonderful course and learn all the tips and tricks at becoming the best piano teacher you can be. You will receive your certificate in 'Piano Teaching' to proudly hang on your wall to display to your future students!
My 'Piano and Composition Academy Online' is inclusive for everyone. You will learn alongside me through every step of your musical journey.
- You don't need to have the best computer/laptop, you don't even need a printer. You will be able to download the worksheet to study, even if you're unable to print it. And then have some paper spare to copy it out and work alongside me with your course work! Some of you may not even have a piano or keyboard but are saving for one, but want to start learning HOW to read music. I will have a course on 'How To Read Music' with lots of fun learning thrown in. Each course comes with all of the resources as I've stated. And of course your downloadable certificate of achievement!
When my Academy is up and running, over summer 2022, I will be linking the website on my profile page here on Score Exchange. So please keep a look out for it and I look forward to teaching you and giving you the best learning experience possible!
There will be lots more exciting courses to come, including children's courses!
ANYONE can WIN a digital baby grand piano in my Academy, this competition runs twice a year. ALL courses come with a certificate of achievement award. ALL courses are from beginner/easy, Intermediate and Advanced. ALL courses come with a 3 month extention incase you need extra time to finish your course and that will include a bonus video too. ALL courses are at your own pace. ALL courses are online. ALL ages welcome.
- Must be able to understand English.
Happy playing :-)