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Lisa Witt  /  Improvisation
5 Styles of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
“Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” isn’t just a song for kids. You can actually do A LOT with this basic melody.  In this very special mini lesson, guest artist Kevin Castro will show you “Twinkle Twinkle” in five genres. Trust me—it’ll blow your mind! 🤯 Note: this is a more advanced lesson that requires some previous […]

Lisa Witt  /  Improvisation
“I’m Afraid of Solo-ing!” (Easy Piano Improvisation Exercises)
Soloing can be scary! Here are some easy piano improvisation exercises for beginners to get you started on soloing and jamming.

Lisa Witt  /  Chording
Why We Love Chords! (The Foundations of Music)
Chords aren't just for guitar — in fact, they form the foundations of piano music. Use chords to quickly read music and learn new songs.

Charmaine Li  /  Chording
All About Piano Chord Progressions
Everything you need to know about understanding, making, and playing chord progressions on the piano.

Lisa Witt  /  Classical Songs
“Clair de Lune” Easy Sheet Music & Piano Tutorial
"Clair de Lune" is an iconic piano piece. Here's a beginner-friendly arrangement and video tutorial to get you started on this beautiful piece.

Lisa Witt  /  Song Tutorials
Stairway to Heaven Sheet Music and Tutorial
Learn how to play Stairway to Heaven with free sheet music and tutorial. Includes note-by-note guide, fingering, and chording tips.

Lisa Witt  /  Song Tutorials
How to Play “Drivers License” (Olivia Rodrigo) on Piano
"Driver's License" by Olivia Rodrigo is beautiful and epic. It's also quite straightforward and fun to play for piano beginners. Here's how.

Lisa Witt  /  Song Tutorials
Guitar Riffs That Sound Better on Piano
Dare we say some famous guitar riffs sound better on the piano? Try it yourself! Songs: Sweet Child o' Mine, Stairway to Heaven, Iron Man

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!

Lisa Witt  /  Hand Independence
Hand Independence in 5 Days
A 5-day practice routine to help you master hand independence on piano, one of the toughest skills to learn!

Lisa Witt  /  Practice
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  /  Theory
Are These Music Theory Rules Even Necessary?
The invisible bar line rule, double sharps, double flats, and more...some music theory rules don't make sense. Or do they?

Lisa Witt  /  Theory
Piano Music Theory That’s Actually Useful!
A no-nonsense guide to piano music theory you can actually use. Build scales, build chords, understand rhythm, and play songs.

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.

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  /  Profiles
Kevin Castro: From DIY Pianist to Professional Artist
Kevin Castro is a pianist, arranger and performer who went from YouTube tutorials to earning a degree and performing with top artists.

Charmaine Li  /  Articles
How Music Education Impacts Young People
Music education can improve self-esteem, boost achievement, and even improve kids' grades. Learn how you can support music education for kids.

Charmaine Li  /  Articles
Piano Songs from Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
Here are songs from Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time that feature the piano. Learn how to play them!

Charmaine Li  /  Articles
7 Epic Piano Facts (National Piano Month)
The first synthesizer was invented in the 1800s, you can trill faster on a grand piano, and other epic piano facts for National Piano Month.

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