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Kevin Castro  /  Play By Ear
How to Identify Chords by Ear on the Piano
Want to learn how to identify chords by ear on the piano? Practice associating chords with songs and playing progressions.

Lisa Witt  /  Chording
How to Play ALL Piano Chords (Major, Minor, 7ths)
Learn how to play ALL piano chords with a free, downloadable chord chart PDF with complete chord formulas.

Lisa Witt  /  Chording
Diatonic Chords, Explained
Diatonic chords are chords built on top of each degree of the scale. Understanding diatonic chords will help you improvise and play.

Jesús Molina, Pianote  /  Improvisation
How to Improvise on Piano: A Beginner’s Guide
Improvising isn't random. Take some tools, learn a few techniques, and practice your way to magical improvisations.

Kevin Castro  /  Song Tutorials
“Skyfall” (Adele) – James Bond Theme Piano Tutorial
Learn how to play "Skyfall," the James Bond theme on piano from the 2012 film in this step-by-step tutorial with Kevin Castro.

Lisa Witt  /  Song Tutorials
“River Flows in You” Piano Tutorial (Yiruma)
Impress your friends with this iconic and beautiful piano anthem.

Lisa Witt  /  Song Tutorials
How to Play ANY Pop Song on Piano
You only need three things to learn how to play virtually any pop song on the piano: chord knowledge, chord charts, and a trained ear.

Lisa Witt  /  Classical Songs
The BEST “Für Elise” Tutorial on the Internet! (Beethoven)
Learn how to play Beethoven's "Für Elise" with notes (sheet music) and the most thorough video tutorial on the web!

Erskine Hawkins  /  Musical Genres
You Can Make Any Song Sound Gospel
Watch gospel pianist Erskine Hawkins transform hits like "Don't Stop Believin'" and "Sweet Child O' Mine" into gospel hits.

Lisa Witt  /  Practice
Piano Technique Made Easy
Tips on how to practice scales, chords, arpeggios, and more on the piano without wasting time and getting bored!

Charmaine Li  /  Practice
Why Practice Piano Scales (Importance of Piano Technique)
The importance of piano technique can be hard to appreciate. Why practice monotonous scales when there are so many songs?

Lisa Witt  /  Play Faster
3 Speed Exercises to Play Piano FAST
Want to learn how to play piano FAST? Here are three speed exercises to take your playing to the next level. One works for your fingers, another works your brain, and the third even incorporates chord progressions! But before we start…BONUS ASSIGNMENT. Can you guess who this composer is? Comment your guess on our YouTube […]

Pianote  /  Reading Music
Can you read music? Take this quiz and find out!
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Cassi Falk  /  Rhythm Theory
Music Theory For The Dropouts #1 – Rhythm
Rhythm is one of those elements that a lot of musicians take for granted.  You might get caught up in thinking about all the notes, sharps/flats and other stuff and forget about how crappy it would all sound without rhythmic variation to make things interesting.  Luckily with some dedication and focus, rhythms are pretty easy […]

Lisa Witt  /  Reading Music
Making Sense of Music Symbols (Piano Lesson)
Sharps, Flats, Naturals? Find out what they all mean and how to read them.

Pianote  /  Theory
How To Use the Circle of Fifths on the Piano
Everything a piano player should know about the Circle of Fifths, including how it works and how to use it to create chord progressions.

Lisa Witt  /  VLOG
I Played a Piano That Cost More Than a House! 🦋
The Fazioli Butterfly is a beautifully designed instrument that costs more than a house! Watch the Butterfly and other expensive pianos get played.

Lisa Witt  /  VLOG
Calming Keys: How the Piano Can Help You Feel GOOD
May is mental health awareness month. So today, I'm going to show you how to feel better by playing music. No previous piano experience required!

Lisa Witt  /  VLOG
Puppies and Pianos
Meet the newest (and cutest) member of my family! And watch as I introduce him to all the staff at Pianote.

Lisa Witt  /  VLOG
Inside the Pianote Membership
A sneak peek inside the Pianote Membership.

Charmaine Li  /  Articles
Guitar vs Piano: Which Should You Learn?
Guitar vs piano: which one is better for beginners to learn? Which one is harder? Take a look at the similarities and differences.

Charmaine Li  /  Articles
How to Play Piano – The Ultimate Guide
Learn how to play the piano - from buying your first instrument and choosing a teaching method to mastering the fundamentals.

Charmaine Li  /  Articles
Keyboard vs. Piano: What’s the difference? What should you buy?
Keyboard vs. piano: what's the difference? One of the first things you'll do as a new piano player is to buy a piano! So what should you get?

Charmaine Li  /  Guides
How to Buy Your First Piano – The Ultimate Guide
Everything you need to buy your first piano and start playing: acoustic vs. digital pianos, budget, brands, and more!

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