Using Youtube For Teaching PianoAccompaniment
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Goran Brković is a pianoteacher and teacher of piano accompanimentfrom Europe, Serbia, Čačak. Works in a stateMusic School "Vojislav - Lale Stefanović", in Užice (Elementary Music School andHigh School of Music.) More info at
Teacher should prepare before preforming this lesson by choosing the pieces according to studentability, grade, and program requirement, searching Youtube links for pieces students will play alongwith, selecting useful performances, collecting and saving the links in a document available alsoduring lessons, other important activities: keeping tracks of what is already done, making notes andreflections about students' achievements, and allowing some time for students to read and practicethe pieces at home. During the lesson every student performs warming up, without accompanyingthe Youtube recording, every student works on her / his own part's technically most difficult spots,or musically most complex points, one student accompanying the new / different Youtube videorecording -15 minutes, the other student accompanying the new Youtube video performance -15minutes.
Class or subject area: Music, Piano, Piano AccompanimentGrade level(s):
High school of music: 1st - 4th grade
Specific learning objectives:
•Choosing the pieces, according to student ability, grade, and program requirement•Searching Youtube links for pieces students will play along with•Selecting useful performances•Collecting and saving the links in a document available also during lessons•Other important activities: keeping tracks of what is already done, making notes andreflections about students' achievements•Allowing some time for students to read and practice the pieces at home