CHORDING SONG TUTORIALS TECHNIQUE THEORY VLOG ARTICLES

Lisa Witt  /  Play By Ear
How to Play Piano by Ear in 10 Minutes
The ability to listen to a song and play it by ear is a big part of playing the piano. We've got some smart tips to get you playing in harmony

Lisa Witt  /  Chord Inversions
Beautiful Chord Patterns
A play-along bootcamp / lesson on how to play beautiful piano chords. Learn how to master chord inversions to make a beautiful sound.

Lisa Witt  /  Improvisation
Create Emotion With 4 Notes
You don't need a lot of notes to create emotional music. Create emotion with just 4 notes from this beautiful pattern.

Lisa Witt  /  Play By Ear
Play Any Song On The Piano (3 Things To Know)
Play any song on the piano with these 3 simple steps! These tips will help you play any song in no time.

Lisa Witt  /  Beginner Songs
3 Classical Songs That Are Perfect for Beginners
You know them, your parents know them, your grandparents know them. Classical songs are instantly recognizable, beautiful, and rewarding to play. But they can be daunting for beginners. After all, doesn’t classical = hard?! Nope 🙂 Today, we have three easy classical piano songs that are perfect for beginners: Für Elise, Minuet in G Major, […]

Lisa Witt  /  Christmas Songs
Let It Snow (Piano Tutorial)
Welcome to our piano tutorial for 'Let It Snow'. It's a beautiful song to learn and play, and I’m very excited to teach it to you today!

Lisa Witt  /  Christmas Songs
I’ll Be Home For Christmas (Piano Tutorial)
Christmas comes once a year, but what you learn from a song like "I'll Be Home For Christmas" can be applied year-round to your playing.

Lisa Witt  /  Song Tutorials
Iconic Piano Intros You Have To Know
Some songs are defined by their piano intros catchy, iconic melodies that will be stuck in your head for days no matter what you try.

Sam Vesely  /  Rhythm
Can You Play This Rhythm?
Rhythm brings emotion and context to your playing. Learning this new rhythm might really challenge your brain, but you can play it!

Lisa Witt  /  Hand Independence
Top 3 Left-Hand Piano Exercises
Time to get that left-hand into shape! We've got the top 3 left-hand piano exercises to get you playing your best!

Lisa Witt  /  Hand Independence
De-Stupefy Your Left Hand
Train your brain with these techniques for improving your left-hand coordination on the keys! The ambidextrous Lisa Witt shows us some handy exercises to get you playing smarter and faster with both hands.

Lisa Witt  /  Practice
Practice THIS Every Single Day
What if there was just one practice that would make you a smarter and more capable musician on the piano? We've got something to show you...

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  /  Chord Theory
Pop vs. Classical: You Love Classical Music (You Just Don’t Know It)
Pop or classical? Why not both! The music you know and love takes a huge inspiration from classical pieces. Don't believe us? We'll show you!

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
What’s Inside Pianote?
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...

Lisa Witt  /  VLOG
Q&A With Lisa & Sam
Learn more about us. Which one of us HATES pineapple on pizza?

Lisa Witt  /  Articles
5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Starting The Piano
Learning an instrument is an amazing experience: It can be fun and exciting, but here are 5 things I wish I'd known before starting the piano

Charmaine Li  /  Articles
Christmas Piano Music: Top 10 Songs and How to Play Them
It’s that time of year! If you want to be the person who drums out Christmas piano music for a holiday sing-along, this post is for you.

Sam Vesely  /  Articles
Hollywood Piano Moments
There are so many iconic and unforgettable Hollywood piano moments and we're here to countdown some of our most favorite. Let's do this!

Charmaine Li  /  Articles
7 Easy Classical Piano Songs To Learn First
We often think of classical music as complex and difficult, but there are plenty of beautiful, beginner piano pieces that anyone can play!