Course curriculum

  • 1


    • A message from your instructor

    • How to use this course

    • Before we begin...

  • 2

    Tone Production

    • Tone Production HBST2

    • Alignment

    • Hand and Finger Balance

    • Check your Learning

  • 3

    Performance Skills 1

    • Introduction

    • Conjunct Motion (Adjacent Notes)

    • Ornaments

    • Chords

    • Lateral Movements and Leaps

    • Rotations

    • Repeated Notes

    • Check your Learning

  • 4

    Performance Skills 2 - Octaves

    • Octaves Part One Intro and Techniques

    • Octaves Part Two: Travelling Octaves and Practise Hints

    • Octaves Part Three: Repeated

    • Check your Learning

  • 5


    • Summary

    • Supporting Documents

  • 6

    Next Steps

    • Congrats!

    • More resources for you

    • Before you go...


Dr Jan McMillan

Jan is a performer, pedagogy specialist and collaborative artist and has continued her passion for the industry and her students throughout her career in many countries and a variety of settings. She specialises in creative teaching for all ages and levels and has published a variety of papers and a book chapter. She supervises post-graduate students and continues to instigate novel approaches and research. She motivates her students and teacher trainees to their highest levels with a nurturing approach.