PIANO LESSONS THE WOODLANDS TX
EDUCATIONAL PIANO LESSONS:
Master the Piano at the Highest Level for beginners, intermediate and advanced students of all ages.
As a piano teacher, I will provide you with the skills you need to have for piano proficiency at a college or university level in the comfort of your home.
Being able to satisfy college class piano requirements entails more than just being able to play a piece. Required piano skills include: Sight Reading, Technique, Transposing, Harmony, Improvisation, Score Reading, Playing by Ear & Composition.
DLL Piano will provide you with a wealth of musical knowledge, giving you the tools to discover what playing the piano is all about. Serving in The Woodlands, Texas.
Daniel Lopez Lauber
Pianist, Teacher, Arranger & Piano Technician
Widmung - Liszt
Piano Lessons for Beginners
Piano instruction will focus on learning the basics of keyboard techniques as well as rhythm, melody and harmony. Including Scales, Chords, Music Theory, and much more. Students will be able to perform their favorite song at a basic level ranging from classical to pop music.
Piano Lessons for Intermediate
Piano instruction will focus on learning more complex piano music. You will quickly understand the building blocks of music such as scales, rhythm development, chord building, and applying these elements towards creating your own style of playing the piano within a piece.
Piano Lessons for Advanced
Piano instruction will focus on expanding your repertoire and discovering what playing the piano is all about. A wealth of musical knowledge will give you tools to be more creative with your music. All the challenges of piano technique both, physically and musically, will be mastered at the highest level.
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Daniel Lauber is an Uruguayan-American pianist, educator and piano technician, born in Mercedes, Uruguay, began studying piano at the age of 6. In 1996, he obtained a Professor of Piano, Solfeggio and Music Theory Diploma from the Institute of Music Education in Uruguay. As a professor of piano he continued to perfect his skills in Montevideo, Uruguay.
A few of Daniel's more significant events include:
In 1998, Daniel entered "Ciudad de Montevideo" a piano competition in which he won a scholarship to perfect his skills with french pianist Pascal Le Corre.
1st place winner of two piano competitions at "Ateneo de Montevideo" (Uruguay) on October 28, 2001.
Two, 1-year Scholarships for private piano lessons obtained from "Sociedad Uruguaya de Artistas Interpretes" (SUDEI) in 2000 and 2002.
Winner of Juventudes Musicales del Uruguay in 2002.
In 2004 Daniel was selected for a performance scholarship sponsored by the College of Charleston (SC).
He holds a Professor Certificate as well as an Artist Certificate in Piano Performance from the College of Charleston.
Certified Piano Tuner and Repair Technician.
Daniel Lopez Lauber is a Steinway & Sons Educational Partner.
Some of Daniel's concerts include:
Piano Recital Programs:
Always On My Mind on Piano (Arrangement by Daniel Lauber)
MY GUIDE FOR TECHNICAL FREEDOM:
HOW TO PRACTICE CHOPIN'S ETUDES BY DANIEL LAUBER
As a professor, I have always felt the need to devise a systematic teaching plan to guide students to handle the challenges of piano technique both physically and musically. These videos will help prepare students to learn most aspects of piano technique without over straining his/her muscular and mental ability.
Chopin Etude Op 25 No. 1 Ab Major (Aeolian Harp)
Finger dexterity and velocity - Arpeggios
Good use of the weight of the arms
Chopin Etude Op 10 No. 1 C Major (Waterfall)
Right Hand Stretches - Nonstop Arpeggios (mostly 10th)
Legato playing - Firmness shifting the hand
Chopin Etude Op 10 No. 2 A minor (Chromatique)
Chromatic scale played with the weakest fingers (3, 4, 5)
Speed and Lightness of touch
Melody and Accompaniment in one hand
Chopin Etude Op 10 No. 3 E Major (Tristesse)
Melody and accompaniment in one hand
Polyphonic and legato playing
Intervals of a 3rd, 4th, 6th and more
Chopin Etude Op 10 No. 4 C# minor (Torrent)
Speed and lightness
Regularity and briskness of attack
Well develop right hand and left hand
Alternation of narrow and wide hand position
Chopin Etude Op 10 No. 5 Gb Major (Black Keys)
Black key area - Hand position
Speed and lightness
Chopin Etude Op 10 No. 7 C Major (Toccata)
Double Note (3rds and 6th alternate)
Tension release technique
Chopin Etude Op 10 No. 8 F Major (Sunshine)
Left hand melodies
Right hand arpeggios
Right Hand ascending & descending arpeggios while playing the melody Left Hand
Chopin Etude Op 10 No. 9 Fminor
Left hand etude
Flexibility in the wrist and fingers
Study of short and long sounds
Legato - Staccato
Chopin Etude Op 10 No. 10 Ab Major
Variety of touch
Chopin Etude Op 10 No. 11 Eb Major (Arpeggio)
Stretches of a 12th
Chopin Etude Op 10 No. 12 C minor (Revolutionary)
Left hand scales and arpeggios
Sending The Clowns Demo
Chopin Etude Op 25 No. 11 A minor (Winter Wind)
Rapid Scales and Arpeggios
Chopin Etude Op 25 No. 12 C minor (Ocean)