How to Play the Piano

This introductory course will teach you the basics of playing the piano, starting with chords and rhythm, before moving on to playing full songs.


The Key of C

Length: 11 minutesAuthor: webhankComplexity: Easy

Chords are groups of notes that form harmony. Most songs follow the same, basic chord formulas, and we’ve broken them down here for you to learn.

Your Friend, the Triad

Length: 8 minutesAuthor: webhankComplexity: Easy

A triad is a 3-note chord, the most basic kind of chord. In this video you'll learn how to create a triad and play every chord in the key of C.

Introduction to Rhythm

Length: 14 minutesAuthor: webhank

Some say the most recognizable parts of music are the melody and harmony. But the thing that brings music to life is the "Rhythm" — It truly is the Heartbeat of Music. Rhythm works behind the scenes to set a foundation from which harmony and melody can shine, by establishing and building upon "the beat."

Subdividing - Musical Math

Length: 12 minutesAuthor: webhankComplexity: Easy

In this lesson you'll learn about subdividing, dividing your beats into sections, resulting in smaller and faster notes.