Awarded Hannam Clarke for the highest marks in the World for Grade 8 Keyboard, Trinity College of Music, London in 2007.
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Students will have the opportunity to tailor this course to their current level of understanding in music theory, choosing between four course outlines of increasing difficulty from Trinity College of Music, London. Each course covers different topics in music theory—ranging from time signatures and scales to minor keys and chord progression. Perfect for students who already have a rudimentary understanding of music theory, this course is taught by expert performer and educator Jason Quadros over a period of 15 to 30 weeks.
Bachelors in Computer Science from St. Xavier's College, Goa
Diploma in Audio Engineering from School of Audio Engineering, Chennai
Grade 8 Keyboard from Trinity College, London
Grade 8 Music Theory from Trinity College, London
Grade 8 Piano from Trinity College, London
Keyboard Teacher - Pilar Music School, Goa
Substitute Keyboard Teacher - Kala Academy, Goa
Music Educator - Jason's Music School
In this course, students are welcome to choose the direction of their learning depending on their existing level of knowledge in music theory. Lessons from grades 2 through 5 from Trinity College of Music, London are offered by experienced performer and music educator, Jason Quadros. Each student in this course will benefit from Mr. Quadros’ extensive education and experience in instrumental music and music theory, providing each student with the information they need to grow as musicians. See below for details on each grade.
Grade 2 topics cover note values, time signatures, metronome markings, relative major and minor scales, broken chords, musical sequence, and transposition, in addition to many other lessons. Students will also learn to write their own tune to a given rhythm and analyze a simple piece of music. Grade 3 topics cover compound time signatures, quaver triplets, anacrusis, new keys and how to work out the key of a piece, real and tonal sequences, chord progression, and four-part chords, in addition to many other lessons. Students will also learn to write their own tune to a given rhythm and analyze a piece of music. Grade 4 topics cover alto clef and notes, irregular time signatures, harmonic rhythm, how to set words to rhythm, enharmonic equivalents, chromatic scale, new keys, and dominant 7th chord, in addition to many other lessons. Students will also learn to write their own music, including writing for bassline, and learn to analyze a piece of music. Grade 5 is the most advanced of the course outlines offered, covering tenor clef and notes, semiquaver triplets, new time signatures, major pentatonic scales of C and G, new keys, transposing music by any major, minor, or perfect interval, supertonic triads, and imperfect cadence, in addition to many other advanced lessons. Students will also write their own piece of music and learn to analyze other pieces of music. This course is taught with the students’ chosen grade in the Music Theory textbook and workbook published by Trinity College of Music, London. Each student will need to purchase a copy of this book, as well as a music manuscript book used to practice notation and exercises, both of which can be found at most local music stores or online.
About the Teacher
Jason started playing tunes from the Church and nursery rhymes on the keyboard at the age of six. He studied music under Mr. Salazar D’sa. He soon began playing in his Parish Church, Moira, Goa. Later on, he completed his grades in music, at Trinity College, London, under the guidance of the Late Ms. Philomena D’Cruz. In 2006. He was awarded the Hannam Clarke Award for securing the highest marks in the World (outside the UK) for his 8th Grade Keyboard exam at Trinity College, London.
Jason is well-versed in many styles like Rock, Jazz, Country, Funk, Blues, and Western classical. He plays the Keyboard, Piano, Guitar, and Bass. He has performed at several domestic and international venues. Jason is an enthusiastic Music teacher who has been teaching for the last 13 years. He also prepares the students for the Grade Music Exams.
Currently, he is the Director of his Choral Group called “Divine Harmony Choir”, which is based in North Goa and performs religious services in the Church, like Nuptials, Feasts, Funerals, etc. He also accompanies several notable musicians and music bands. To name a few renowned musicians - Yvonne and Braz Gonsalves, Jarryd Rodrigues, Colin D’cruz, Lester Godinho, Sonia Sirsat, Portuguese Singer Maria Meireles, Late Sitar player Pandit Yograj Naik, and Santoor player Pandit Naresh Madgaonkar.
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The students will be able to play the keyboard confidently.
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This course is taught with the student’s chosen grade in the Music Theory textbook and workbook published by Trinity College of Music, London. Each student will need to purchase a copy of this book, as well as a music manuscript book used to practice notation and exercises, both of which can be found at most local music stores or online.
It is recommended that the students complete Music Theory with Keyboard for beginners.
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