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Self-Study Pipe Organ Lessons

The Maestro Online offers a creative, improvisation and musicianship curriculum that enhances classroom and individual learning.

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The Maestro Online offers a creative, improvisation and musicianship curriculum that enhances classroom and individual learning. Celebrity masterclass courses extend GCSE, A Level and diploma students.

Level 1 - 3

Notes above Do

Learn pipe organ in a way never thought of before.  Use short famous snippets to create melodic fragments that enable you to improvise freely.  It’s not about a performance of these songs, it’s about creating the grammar that you need to form musical sentences.

Harry Organ

1a. Hot Cross Buns
(Trad)

John Lennon Public Domain-min

1b. Imagine
(John Lennon)

Roy_Orbison Pretty Woman free to use Wiki Commons

1c. Pretty Woman
(Roy Orbison)

Level 2 - 3

Notes below Do including DTLS

Extend your church organ improvisation to include notes below the tonic.

3 note tunes

2a
It's a Kind of Magic

3 note tunes for improvisation

2b
James Bond

film themes for improvisation

2c
Ghostbusters

Level 3 - 4

Notes FMRD & DTLS

Adding another note one at a time prevents brain overload and enables fluency on the organ very quickly.

5 note tunes

3a We Will Rock You Minor Chord vi

Vindaloo Composer Alex James

3b Vindaloo
I V chords

5 note tunes

3c Trumpet Tune
I V chords

eye of the tiger

3d Eye of the Tiger (Rocky) Chord vi

Level 4

Range of a 5th & 5 Note Tunes

Now your melodies are beginning to become more substantial.

3 note tunes

4a Who Wants to Live
(Queen)

football melody

4b Ole
(Football)
I V

4 note tunes

4c Largo
(Dvorak)
I ii V chords

tunes to improvise on

4d. Ode to Joy
(Beethoven)
I IV V

tv theme tunes

4e Friends
(TV Show)
I IV V

Jingle Bells Piano Chords

4f Jingle Bells
(Pierpont)
I IV V Inversions

movie themes

4g My Heart Will
Go On
I IV V

rock n roll themes

4h Love Me Tender
(Elvis Presley)
I ii V

church themes

4i Oh When
the Saints
Reharmonisation

Pedal method

Pedal Method

This unique pedal method develops traditional technique.

Use popular melodic snippets with a Marcel Dupre style approach to technique.

Inspired by the teachings of Noel Rawsthorne.

The Unique Maestro Online Pedal Method

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