While we provide a few musical tips here and there, the PSR Tutorial site does not attempt to teach basic music theory and keyboard techniques.  But there are lots of other places on the internet where you can find free music lessons. You will also find commercial sites where you can purchase lessons.  You may find just what you need in the links below.  This is not an exhaustive list, but it does point to a number of very good training sites.  Sites are listed alphabetically.  If you prefer to learn on your own, there are a number of "How To ..." books for beginners.  Check them out in the Music > Fake Books > How To page.

 

8 notes.com logo8Notes - Free sheet music, free music lessons, popular, classical, jazz and traditional sheet music pieces and riffs, free music resources.

Bob Keller's Jazz Page - Bob provides pointers to quite a few lessons and much, much more. Here's a look at his Table of Contents: Academic Articles; Books, Charts, and Music off the Web; Calculators; California Music Stores; Chords and Scales; Critics and Journalists; Discs and Products; Discussion Groups; Explanations of Jazz; Instruction off the Web; Instruction on the Web; Instruments; Links; Miscellaneous; Musicians and Composers; Music on the Web; Music Software; Organizations; Periodicals; Radio Stations; Theory; Trumpet Stuff; Tunes; Venues; Workshops; Harvey Mudd College Music 84 Syllabus.

Danman's Music School logoDanman's Music School - Online since 1994, this Library offers over 7,600 pre-recorded video music lessons, 15,000 pieces of printable sheet music, songs, and lesson notes. For absolute beginners and people who need help with what direction to proceed, Danman's Music Academy Online is included with your Library subscription.

free online piano lessons logoFree Online Piano Lessons - Piano Lessons at the beginner's level are hands-on, self-paced, interactive, and totally Free! Piano lessons are for both the beginning piano student and the student who wants to review their skills.

Gary Ewer's Easy Music Theory on CD-ROMGary Ewer's Easy Music Theory on CD-ROM - This course comes complete with video instruction. Lessons, worksheets, quizzes, answer sheets, videos -- everything you need to go step-by-step from beginner level to performance level. All lessons packed on a powerful two CD-ROM set that dramatically slashes the time it takes to learn music.

Gary Ewer's Easy Music Theory on CD-ROMGuitar Junky is a music-oriented digital magazine that aims to provide the best reviews and guides on musical instruments. New users will find their "Lessons" section particularly helpful. Check out Music Theory Fundamentals and also MIDI & Music Synthesis: A Quick Tutorial.

instant prop piano.comInstantProPiano - David Seagal provides a course that introduces beginning keyboard students to the fundamentals of professional improv piano. The course includes 30 lessons with 4 hours of video and a 60-page booklet that includes 300 picture chords. A monthly newsletter also offers pro piano tips and techniques.

Learn Jazz Piano logoLearn Jazz Piano - The jazz piano material provided here will help you learn about jazz chords, scales, blues licks, and other tricks of the trade that professional jazz piano players use all the time.

Marco is one of the most highly acclaimed concert artists in the world. Accepted into the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music at age 12, he has become legendary for his incredible talent -both as a performer and as an educator. He is a special artist who shares his musical genius with you during his special events and online lessons and classes. It is now possile to take private lesson with Marco. You pick the song, and he will take your selection and build a lesson for you. Visit Marco's site for a list of CDs and titles of song registrations that are available. Marco's arrangements are available for Genos and Tyros (4 & 5) keyboards, Clavinova digital pianos and Lowrey and Roland organs,.


Music Goals logoMusic Goals by Eye & Ear - You can build skills to read, play, hear, and understand music one step at a time. Here is a practice partner that will lead you to great musicianship. With Music Goals you learn to understand music theory by ear, by eye, and on your instrument. Become a complete musician by mastering music fundamentals the Music Goals way.

Net Sounds logo Net Sounds Music provides useful free lessons for aspiring musicians. For example, in this article, we go over the benefits of learning a musical instrument. We are constantly publishing new articles and making updates.


Piano on the Net logoPiano On the Net. - PianoNanny.com has acquired Piano on the Net. This excellent educational site is a free public service brought to you by PianoNanny.com and The Nanny Group. We hope you find it useful. Your instructor for the course is film composer and jazz musician, Clinton Clark. Lessons takes about 35 minutes to complete. However, you may work slowly and at your own pace.

Play Piano Today logoPlay Piano Today - Are you looking for piano lessons that will teach you how to play the Piano or Keyboard BY EAR? It's possible! In fact, with these online piano lessons, you can begin today. This site offers a variety of courses: Pattern Piano and Keyboard, Blues for Piano and Keyboard, Phat Chord Voicings, Piano and Keyboard Salsa, Worship and Gospel for Piano & Keyboards, Ear Training 101, Chord and Scale Finder, Intro, Fillers and Turnarounds, and Modulation Tips and Tricks. Initial parts of most courses are available online via short videos.

music theory net logoRick Adams' MusicTheory.Net. - Nearly three dozen interactive online lessons on Music Theory plus a wide range of "trainers" to improve your keyboard and listening skills.

Scott Langholff logoScott Langholff. - Piano, Keyboard & Organ Lessons By Phone Or Web cam Using Skype. Scott provides music lessons by phone or web cam, which makes his coaching services available worldwide. Scott plays most instruments, but has concentrated on performing on the trumpet, saxophone, organ, keyboard, and drums. He has performed in a wide variety of bands playing styles of music including swing, jazz, rock, polkas and big band music.

If you are new to the keyboard or the piano, you may appreciate some advice on how to sit at your instrument and position your hands. Check out Michele Wheat's article "Piano Wrist and Arm Positioning and Playing Resources." At the bottom of this article, you'll find links to additional articles on Piano Techniques and hand positions.

This page updated on October 27, 2020 .

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