• The course is designed to help all our learners to develop a strong dexterity and playing ability.
  • The learner gets introduced to further advanced musical concepts and theory behind the same which adds up to his musical knowledge and helps the learner to grow.
  • The learner is introduced to various new scales and musical modes which totally adds up to their musicality as a performer.
  • The focus is also on how a learner can create their own music.

Overview of this level: 

  • Total Duration: 72 – 96 sessions

For individual student, the duration of each grade is 20– 24 sessions. For 2 students, the duration for each grade is 34 – 40 sessions

  • Age: 10 – 12  years or above
  • Group Size: Up to 2 learners 
  • Session Duration:40/50 Minutes 
  • Schedule: Once A Week

The student can appear for International certification in music (piano) at every Grade. Sapthora will train the students for the exams. The fee for the exam will be borne by the student.
The Intermediate course is from Grade 3 – Grade 5.

Prerequisites to join the course:

  • The learner should be 10 – 12  years or above.
  • The learner should have completed their Beginner’s level.
  • Should be well versed with the musical notation.

Tools, software and material needed:  

  • Zoom Software
  • Piano
  • Musical manuscript

Theory : 

  • Grand Staff
  • Basics Of Composition
  • Rests & Intervals
  • Naturals & accidentals
  • Scales Up to 2 Octaves Hands Together
  • Major Scale formation 
  • Minor Scales
  • Harmonic Scales
  • Melodic Scales
  • Contrary Motion Scales
  • Circle of fifths 
  • Relative Minor 
  • Chord Layouts 
  • Broken Chords & Arpeggios
  • Arpeggios Up to 2 Octaves
  • Articulations

Practical :

  • Playing along with sheet 
  • 9 Musical Pieces(3 Pieces from each Grade)
  • 3-5 Pieces Picked from the World’s Best all Time Melodies
  • Advance ear training techniques
  • Time Signatures 4/4 3 /4  2/ 4  3 /8  6/8 

Grade - 3

Technical Work

  • Two Octave Hands Together
  • Eb & , A Major Scale 2 Octaves Hands Together 90 Bpm
  • Scale C & F# minor  ( melodic, Harmonic )
  • Chromatic Scale in similar motion starting on F# &,Eb
  • Arpeggios A,Eb major & F#,C minor 70 Bpm
  • 3 exercises

Exam Pieces Total – 3

Grade – 4

Technical Work

  • Two Octaves 100 Bpm
  • Scales E& Ab Majors
  • C# & F Minors (Harmonic, Melodic &Natural Minors)
  • Chromatic Scale Contrary Motion on E & Ab
  • Chromatic Scale on similar motion on B
  • Arpeggios Ab & E Majors 80 Bpm
  • Arpeggios F &C# Minors 80 Bpm
  • 3 Exercises

Exam Pieces Total – 3

Grade – 5

Technical Work

  • Two Octave Hands Together 110 Bpm 
  • Scales Db & B Majors
  • G# & Bb Minors (Harmonic, Melodic &Natural Minors)
  • Chromatic Scale Similar Motion on Db
  • Chromatic Scale Contrary Motion Left hand starting on C and right hand on E 
  • G harmonic minor Contrary motion Scale   
  • Arpeggios Db & B Majors
  • Arpeggios Bb & G# Minors 90 Bpm 
  • 3 exercises

Exam Pieces Total – 3

Outcome by the end of the level

  1. The learner will be able to read and play the sheet with all its dynamics. 
  2. Can join local band and start performing live. 
  3. The learner can start performing solo as a Pianist with prior preparation.   
  4. Will be able to create his own music.
  5. The learner can play sheet music with a given BPM of 110 – 120.  

1. My child has finished grade from the Beginner level in piano. Can he give solo performance?

A: Yes, pre-prepared solos under the guidance of the tutor can be performed by your child.

2. Is there any other benefit a child gets apart from learning the piano?

A: Yes. It has been noticed that the students develop focus and concentration and this reflects in their routine academic subjects.

3. How do I redeem these credit points accrued on my certificates?

A: You can declare them at the time of admission to higher courses in UK and the admission authorities will consider the credits printed on the Certificates.

4. How many grades are there in the Intermediate level?

A: The Intermediate level has Grade 3, Grade 4, and Grade 5.