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Lisa Witt  /  7th Chords
Don’t Know What to Practice? Practice This!
If you don't know what to practice on the piano, practice THIS. Combine chord and scale practice and master the ingredients to your song.

Lisa Witt  /  Chord Inversions
Chord Shortcuts to Make You Sound Amazing on the Piano
You can use chord inversions as shortcuts to help you efficiently transition from chord to chord on the piano. Here's how.

Lisa Witt  /  Improvisation
The Creative Piano Challenge
Piano players of all levels prove that anyone can sound awesome on the piano.

Sam Vesely  /  Chording
Endless Harmonies From Just ONE Chord (Slash Chords)
How many harmonies can you make off of a single triad chord? About as many as you can think when you use slash chords.

Lisa Witt  /  Beginner Songs
How to Play Gymnopédie No. 1 on Piano (Easy Classical Piano Lesson)
We've simplified the original sheet music for this tutorial, but I'll also show you how to play it so it sounds more like the original.

Lisa Witt  /  Classical Songs
“Moonlight” Sonata and Other Easy Classical Songs That Sound Impressive
Some of the most iconic classical pieces are easier than they look! In this three-part tutorial, we’ll teach you how to play Beethoven’s “Moonlight” Sonata, Pachelbel’s “Canon in D,” and Bach’s “Prelude in C Major.” Download the free sheet music first: “Canon in D” sheet music “Moonlight” Sonata sheet music “Prelude in C Major” sheet […]

Lisa Witt  /  Song Tutorials
Music Box Dancer Tutorial
"Music Box Dancer" was written by Canadian musician Frank Mills and was a huge hit in the late 1970s - it really sounds like a music box song!! This song is a level 5 because that is the level you will learn to read notes in the Pianote Method. Don't hesitate to give it a try if you are a beginner who understands the basics of reading music!

Lisa Witt  /  Song Tutorials
3 Things To Start Practicing To Learn A Song Fast
Here are the 3 things you should be practicing if you want to learn a song fast. We will focus on technique and chord tricks.

Lisa Witt  /  7th Chords
Don’t Know What to Practice? Practice This!
If you don't know what to practice on the piano, practice THIS. Combine chord and scale practice and master the ingredients to your song.

Lisa Witt  /  Hand Independence
The Most Important Piano Exercises
I’m going to show you three piano exercises that are perfect for beginner and intermediate piano players alike. If you want to take your piano skills to the next level, this lesson is for you! Each exercise is designed to level up a core skill: Speed Hand independence Control Ready to level up your piano […]

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 […]

Lisa Witt  /  Practice
Beautiful Arpeggio Practice for the Piano
Arpeggio practice ideas for piano that sound gorgeous—improve your technique and hand independence.

Lisa Witt  /  Reading Music
How To Read Notes Part 2
One of the most important skill sets to have as a piano player is knowing how to read musical notes so you can learn to play songs you love.

Lisa Witt  /  Practice
One Simple Riff To Sound Amazing
Want to sound amazing on the piano? All it takes is one simple riff and you'll be making beautiful music in no time.

Sam Vesely  /  Chord Theory
Beautiful Piano Music With One Interval
Play beautiful piano music with the mysterious and often-overlooked Major 6th chord. We've got some quick tips and tricks for you.

Lisa Witt  /  Theory
How Music Affects Emotion
What we play can have amazing emotional influence on what we experience. Music affects emotion and meaning that changes your perspective.

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.

Lisa Witt  /  VLOG
Does Price Matter? (Cheap vs. Expensive Digital Pianos)
Is a piano better because it costs more? We put some to the test...

Charmaine Li  /  Profiles
Pianist Profiles: What Makes Billy Joel THE Piano Man
Billy Joel is best known for his smash hit "Piano Man" about a nostalgic man at a piano bar. Learn what makes Billy one of The Greats.

Charmaine Li  /  Profiles
10 YouTube Piano Players to Inspire You
Check out some of the best piano players on the internet. Get inspired and learn something new about the piano.

Lisa Witt  /  Articles
Play Hundreds of Songs With Just Four Chords
Music is amazing, but it doesn’t have to be complicated. You only need to know 4 chords to play hundreds of songs and have fun doing it.

Lisa Witt  /  Articles
What’s The Best Way To Learn Piano Online?
There are so many options to learn piano online, but what's best for your learning style? Lisa breaks down the most popular lessons.

Go from absolute beginner to playing
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