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Black Friday Deals

Black Friday is here! That means I’m doing a weekend- long sale of the full course INTRO TO POP/ROCK CHORDS and the package of 4 PRIVATE LESSONS! Here’s what’s up: The course is a whopping 60% off! That means, instead of $99, it’s only $39! This sale will last until Sunday. Buy it here.  …

How To Host A Sing Along Christmas Party

Can you believe we’re just 2 weeks away from the Holiday Party Season? Yeah. It’s true. And you know most of those parties are gonna have a piano. Maybe you’re hosting a party? Well… if so, why not make part of it a sing along?   Everyone loves to sing Christmas music and you know…

Full Piano Lesson: How To Play THRILLER By Michael Jackson

To hear the FULL LENGTH DEMO version of this song, click watch this:   BOO!  Did I scare you?   Well, it is the season after all. And since it’s Halloween season, I wanted to create a tutorial just perfect for all you modern music lovers and of course, THRILLER was the first song I thought…

How To Play Hallelujah: A Full Length Piano Lesson

Ok everyone! Time for a full piano lesson. Today we’re learning “Hallelujah” by Leonard Cohen. You may also know the Jeff Buckley version or maybe Rufus Wainwright or maybe K.D. Lang.   Jeeze! There are a lot of versions of this song.   Well. Here’s YOUR version on the PIANO. Don’t forget to download the…

What Makes A Chord Major Or Minor?

What makes a chord Major or Minor?   The first clue is the sound. You can literally hear the difference. But there’s a lot more to it than that. There’s actual math behind it.   Now before all you math haters start groaning, just listen for a bit. It’s really not that hard to learn…

How Chord Theory Is A Bit Like Fashion

I admit to being a bit of a girly girl when it comes to clothes. I’ve always loved observing what others wear. I like seeing everyone’s style. One of my favorite looks I’ve been seeing is the chic male look. I love that some men are starting to dress up every day, even though it’s totally…

Intro To Pop/Rock Chords Is HERE!

Well… I’ve been talking about creating a course and IT IS HERE!   Can’t believe it!   I started working on this thing forever ago it seems. Ok, really it was just 6 months or so, but all the planning and research started at least 6 months before that. So it feels like ages since…

How To Play Old Time Rock & Roll

    Sometimes you hit a plateau in your practice and you feel a little bored with the songs you’re practicing. That’s totally normal! Everything we do in life can feel a little stale after doing it for a while, so don’t beat yourself up when this happens.   Over the years, I’ve hit these walls myself,…

How To Learn Piano For Free (All On This Blog!)

  I’ve been working this blog for a little over 7 months now, so I’ve built up quite a collection of informative articles and lessons! I thought it would be fun to put together a compilation of the best posts to help any beginner get started. With this list, anyone can get a piano practice…

Beach Boys Piano Tutorial

Beach Boys Tutorial: DON’T WORRY BABY

  This Beach Boys song was requested by one of my subscribers, Tenille, who appears to have a healthy Beach Boys addiction happening, of which I thoroughly approve!   As a side note, may I brag for a moment and tell you I recorded my last album in the same studio as the Pet Sounds…