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How To Play ‘Mary Had A Little Lamb’

Learn To Play ‘Mary Had A Little Lamb’ On The Piano! I’m going to teach you this song for two reasons. First, so you’ll learn a song, but more importantly to teach you how to train your ear . Let’s start the song on the E above middle C. If we sing the song and pay attention […]

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Counting Half Notes on Piano

Learn How To Count Half Notes On The Piano! I’m going to tell you about half notes as they relate to 4/4, or common, time. In common time, there are four quarter note beats per measure. If you turn on your metronome and play one note per click, you are playing quarter notes. Since a […]

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Counting Quarter Notes on Piano

Learn How To Count Quarter Notes On The Piano! Today I’m going to talk to you about quarter notes. Quarter notes are the basis of 4/4 time, also known as common time. In 4/4 time there are four beats per measure. A quarter note represents one beat in 4/4 time, so there are four quarter […]

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Counting Whole Notes on Piano

Learn How To Count Whole Notes On The Piano! Today I’m going to talk to you about whole notes, as they relate to 4/4 time, also known as common time. In 4/4 time there are four beats per measure. A whole note, as the name implies, takes up a whole measure. To understand the proper […]

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Intro To Piano Ear Training

Use This Piano Lesson To Work On Your Ear For The Piano! In this series of lessons, I’m going to talk to you about playing by ear, and give you tips and tricks and go over the basics of training your ear. I hope to shorten the distance between hearing something in your head, and […]

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Piano Finger Speed Exercises

Increase Your Finger Speed On The Piano!   Today I’m going to teach you a few finger exercises to help you build up speed and dexterity on the piano. Let’s start our finger exercise in that old standby, C Major. With whatever hand you choose to start with, play the first five notes of the […]

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Piano Chord Progressions

Learn How To Play Chord Progressions On Piano! A chord progression is a series of chords put together in a pattern. In the beginning of the video, I play a chord progression in the key of F. That progression is F, B flat, C, B Flat, and back to F. Chord progressions are based around piano […]

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Proper Hand Posture

Learn How To Play Piano With Proper Hand Posture! In the last lesson I discussed the proper posture for sitting at the piano. In this lesson I am going to go over the proper hand posture for playing the piano. If you play for any extended amount of time, having the proper hand posture not […]

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Proper Posture

Learn How To Play Piano Sitting With The Proper Posture! Proper posture is an important part of proper piano playing. In this lesson I am going to give you a quick overview of the proper way to sit at the piano bench. The first thing to make sure of is that you do not slouch. […]

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Learn To Play Piano

Learn To Play Piano Today With This Piano Lesson! When you are beginning a new task or learning something new it is always best to have a starting point. In this lesson you are given a starting point on the piano. That starting point is Middle C. From there we go up the keyboard using […]