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Pianote  /  Chording
How to Play Piano Chords: Triads, 7ths, Extensions & More
How to play piano chords, including triads, seventh chords, chord extensions, and how to read chord chart symbols.

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.

Lisa Witt  /  Song Tutorials
Interstellar Theme Piano Tutorial 🌌
Learn how to play the epic theme by Hans Zimmer from Christopher Nolan's science fiction masterpiece Interstellar.

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  /  Song Tutorials
Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody Sheet Music & Tutorial
Learn how to play “Bohemian Rhapsody” with free, easy piano sheet music, a detailed breakdown, and a video tutorial.

Erskine Hawkins  /  Musical Genres
The Gospel Piano Chord Progression You Need to Know
Erskine Hawkins introduces you to the Root Movement Hotline! It's a "phone number" that represents a super popular gospel chord progression.

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
Piano Notes: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Reading Music
Everything you need to learn how to read piano notes, including tricks and tips to read sheet music quickly and fluently.

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.

Jordan Rudess, Lisa Witt  /  Profiles
Living the Dream With Jordan Rudess (Pianote Podcast #24)
Best known for his work with Dream Theatre, Jordan Rudess trained in Juilliard and is famed for his technical virtuosity.

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
A Complete History of the Piano
Discover the history of the piano. From the medieval dulcimer to modern icons like the Rhodes Piano, the piano has come a long way.

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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