Category Archives: grade 3

Today’s video is a tutorial of O Holy Night for the piano. This version is appropriate for early intermediate students around a grade 3 level.

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Allysia has been teaching piano in Canada for nearly a decade, and has her Grade 10 RCM certificate. She especially enjoys nerding out to music history and theory. When she’s not making videos or teaching, she’s reading, writing, and jamming in a rock band.

For today’s video, I wanted to experiment doing something a little more modern – the Final Fantasy theme. I get requests all the time for making tutorials on modern pieces, but I’m concerned about violating copyright law.

However, I decided to experiment with the Final Fantasy theme for a few reasons:

  • It’s a small excerpt from a much larger piece
  • I teach it often in my studio
  • It’s being used in an educational context

We’ll see how this goes, and perhaps we’ll do more of these in the future.

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Allysia has been teaching piano in Canada for nearly a decade, and has her Grade 10 RCM certificate. She especially enjoys nerding out to music history and theory. When she’s not making videos or teaching, she’s reading, writing, and jamming in a rock band.

In today’s video, we’re going to look at 5 specific piano exercises for speed that you can get working on right away.

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Allysia has been teaching piano in Canada for nearly a decade, and has her Grade 10 RCM certificate. She especially enjoys nerding out to music history and theory. When she’s not making videos or teaching, she’s reading, writing, and jamming in a rock band.

In today’s video, we’re going to do a Czerny study tutorial: Specifically his study in E flat major, op. 139 no. 49.

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Allysia has been teaching piano in Canada for nearly a decade, and has her Grade 10 RCM certificate. She especially enjoys nerding out to music history and theory. When she’s not making videos or teaching, she’s reading, writing, and jamming in a rock band.