Charmaine Li  /  Articles
50 Best Piano Songs of All Time (All Genres)
The most iconic piano-driven songs in history, from Franz Liszt to Hans Zimmer.

Pianote  /  Articles
6 Facts and 6 Questions With Snarky Puppy Keyboardist Justin Stanton
We caught up with keyboardist, trumpet player, and composer Justin Stanton of 5x Grammy Award-winning Snarky Puppy.

Lisa Witt  /  Classical
3 Easy Classical Pieces: Gymnopédie No. 1, Nocturne in C-Sharp Minor, Air on G String
Get easy piano sheet music for Gymnopédie No. 1, Nocturne in C-Sharp Minor, and Air on G String. Perfect for beginner and intermediate pianists.

Charmaine Li  /  Theory
Piano Intervals Explained (Music Theory 101)
Everything you need to know about piano intervals, a basic building block of music that will help you read music faster and develop a stronger ear.

Charmaine Li  /  Articles
Piano Jobs You Can Get: How to Become a Piano Tuner
Hear from professional piano technician Cameron O'Neill what it's like and what it takes.

Sangah Noona  /  Ear Training
Pro Pianist Learns “Rush E” By Ear
Watch Sangah Noona figure out how to play the notorious meme piece “Rush E” on the piano by ear.

Charmaine Li  /  Articles
How Long Does It Take to Learn Piano? We Asked 1000+ Pianists
How long does it take to learn piano? We asked piano players like you and this is what they had to say.

Pianote  /  Chord Theory
Chord Voicings for Beginners
What are chord voicings? Discover how you can make your chords more interesting and take them to the next level with these simple techniques.

Pianote  /  Chord Theory
Chord Symbols, Explained
Overwhelmed by chord symbols? Here’s a simple no-nonsense guide that decodes everything you need to know.

Charmaine Li  /  Classical
How to Play Chopin’s Waltz in A Minor, B. 150
The Waltz in A Minor is the perfect first Chopin piece for intermediate piano players. Play your first Chopin piece today!

Pianote  /  Technique
How Piano Pedals Work
What do the pedals on a piano do? The sustain/damper, sostenuto, and una corda pedals explained.

Charmaine Li  /  Articles
6 Questions With Colette Maze, the 109-Year-Old Pianist Releasing Her Seventh Album
Colette Maze shares musical advice with over a century's experience playing piano.

Charmaine Li  /  Articles
Is Piano Hard to Learn? Tips for Beginners
The piano is one of the best instruments for beginners...and one of the hardest for musicians to master.

Pianote  /  Musicianship
Help aspiring piano players by participating in our survey!
How long does it take to get good at piano? Help us answer this question by completing a short survey and then get a 60% off discount on practice tools.

Pianote  /  Theory
Music Theory Basics: What to Learn First
Theory is a lot, we get it! Here are the absolute fundamentals you should learn first.

Charmaine Li  /  Articles
Who Invented the Piano?
Bartolomeo Cristofori isn't a household name, but he almost singlehandedly invented one of the world's most popular instrument.

Pianote  /  Articles
What’s the Best Way to Learn Piano? (Online, Teachers & More)
Is the best way to learn piano online, in person, self-taught, or a mixture of different methods? Explore all your 21st-century options.

Pianote  /  Scales and Keys
Piano Scales: Types of Scales & How to Apply Them
Piano scales are a fundamental part of learning piano. This article introduces main types of scales and why they're so important to practice.

Charmaine Li  /  Articles
Find Your Piano Skill Level (Classical, Jazz, Pop)
Find out exactly how good you are at the piano! We break down piano ability into beginner, intermediate and advanced by genre/style.

Kevin Castro, Pianote  /  Chord Progressions
The 2-5-1 Chord Progression: Beginner’s Guide
Everything you need to know about the 2-5-1 chord progression for jazz piano, including theory, how to use it, and how to practice it.

Pianote  /  Key of A
Scales in the Key of A
Reference guide for scales in the key of A including diagrams and explanations for major, minor, pentatonic, and blues scales.

Pianote  /  Chords
Chords in the Key of B-Flat
Reference guide for chords in the key of B-flat, including major, minor, and 7th chords with explanations and diagrams.

Charmaine Li  /  Articles
What Is Musicianship?
Being a piano player is more than playing the right notes at the right time. Learn how to develop your musicianship.

Pianote  /  Articles
How to Play More Songs in 2023
Goal-setting tips for achieving your piano goals in 2023. Plus: get more sheet music and learn more songs as a Pianote+ Member!

Pianote  /  Scales and Keys
The Mighty Pentatonic Scale
The pentatonic scale is a tool for every piano player. Get the formula to create a pentatonic scale in any key and tips on how to use it.

Charmaine Li  /  Articles
36 Greatest Piano Rock Songs 🎹 🤟
Who says the piano can't play rock songs? Here are 35 of the hardest rocking songs that feature piano and/or keyboards.

Charmaine Li  /  Articles
Guitar vs Piano: Which Should You Learn?
Guitar vs piano: which one is better for beginners to learn? Which one is harder? Take a look at the similarities and differences.

Charmaine Li  /  Articles
How to Learn Piano By Yourself
Not everyone has access to a teacher. Here are some tips on how to learn piano by yourself if you're keen on starting this journey.

Charmaine Li  /  Articles
What is the cost of a piano? (Acoustic & Digital)
Shopping for a new piano? Here's an overview of what a cost of a piano entails, including examples from popular brands.

Charmaine Li  /  Articles
The Most Popular Piano Brands
Piano shopping is hard! To help you find your dream instrument, here is a summary of the most popular piano brands and why they're unique.

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