Summer Swee-Singh  /  Profiles
Introducing Summer Swee-Singh, Our Newest Pianote Coach
Pianote Coach Summer Swee-Singh's course is all about re-imagining your favorite songs into beautiful piano pieces.

Charmaine Li  /  Articles
Classical Piano Lessons vs. Modern Piano Lessons
Classical piano lessons vs. modern piano lessons: which is better? A balanced discussion of the pros and cons of each approach.

Sangah Noona, Lisa Witt  /  Profiles
Play Outside the Box! – feat. Sangah Noona (Pianote Podcast #25)
Lisa Witt and Sangah Noona discuss practicing vs. playing, lounge vs. jazz piano, and "time art" on the Pianote Podcast.

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.

Pianote  /  Articles
The Many Shades of Piano Playing: Styles & Genres
How many styles of piano playing do you know? The piano plays a central role in so many different music genres. Explore them all.

GLASYS, Lisa Witt  /  Profiles
Drawing With Sound (Feat. GLASYS) – Pianote Podcast #23
GLASYS is a YouTuber, pianist, synthesist, producer, and vocalist whose MIDI art has gone viral on YouTube.

Charmaine Li  /  Articles
Piano Hits By LGBTQ+ Artists (and How to Play Them) 🌈
June is Pride Month and the LGBTQ+ community has written some piano bangers over the years. Here are five awesome songs you can learn to play on the piano and some expert tips on how to play them. For classical fans, check out three pieces by queer composers you may not know. New to piano? […]

Charmaine Li  /  Articles
The Truth About Classical Piano Lessons (Pros & Cons)
Classical piano lessons are how most people learn how to play piano, but they're not perfect. Fortunately, you can address the disadvantages.

Charmaine Li  /  Articles
6 Brain Benefits of Learning Piano 🧠
Piano is good for you! It can improve mood, slow cognitive decline, and it's the perfect mindfulness exercise.

Kevin Castro  /  Profiles
The Musician’s Mindset With Kevin Castro (Pianote Podcast #22)
Pro pianist Kevin Castro reveals what it takes to play with names like Sarah McLachlan and JESSIA. Hint: It's more than being good at music.

Pianote  /  Articles
Top 10 Gospel Piano Songs (and How to Play Them)
With a few tools and skills, you can learn to play gospel piano songs like "Amazing Grace," "Oh Happy Day," "I'll Fly Away," and more.

Lisa Witt  /  Profiles
Demystifying Music Theory With David Bennett (Pianote Podcast Ep. #21)
David Bennett’s mini documentaries that explore the music theory behind popular songs are binge-worthy much-watches on YouTube.

Lisa Witt  /  Articles
How to Sing While Playing Piano: 5 Tips
Learning how to sing while playing piano isn't easy, but it's SO fun and is a super useful and beneficial skill.

Lisa Witt  /  Profiles
“Four Walls” by Lisa Witt: The Story Behind the Song
In addition to being a beloved YouTube piano teacher, Lisa Witt is an artist. Here's the story behind her original track "Four Walls."

Pianote  /  Guides
How to Play Pop Songs on Piano: The Pianote Guide to Pop Piano
A complete guide on how to play pop songs on the piano, including essential skills and ingredients as well as the history of pop piano.

Charmaine Li  /  Articles
7 Female Pianists You Should Know (Women’s History Month)
March is Women's History Month! Celebrate the contributions of female pianists by learning about seven history-makers in the piano world.

Lisa Witt  /  Articles
Piano Practice Motivation: How to Keep Playing for Life
It's normal to lose motivation to practice piano from time to time. Here are some tips to keep playing for life.

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