PianoChops.com provides a variety of Basic, Intermediate and Advanced piano lessons online. Many of the lessons are FREE and cover subjects such as blues, country, scales, worship and much more. Before you dive into the site you need to first learn how to use it. Here is a video on “How the Lessons Work”.
Welcome to PianoChops.com. We are so excited to teach you all the tricks and secrets to playing the piano. First, let’s do a site overview.
The lessons tab up at the top will take you to the lessons page if you click on it. This is a page that gives an overview of the lessons. There are the piano curriculum and worship path links. If you scroll down to the bottom, it just shows you all the things from the menu in a different way.
If you click the arrows on the lessons tab, you have a different menu to scroll through the different categories, like:
- I’m new to the piano
- Piano Basics
- What are fundamental chops
- Music theory
- Style chops
- Chords scales, theory
On the individual lessons pages, like the blues page, you will have ala carte links that you can pick and choose. For example, if you want to learn about the chords and patterns, blues seventh or 9th chords, go through individually and choose what you want to learn.
For more structure, go to the curriculum page. It will give you a specific roadmap for specific options. If you want to learn to play worship, blues, chords, develop my ear, soloing, etc., just choose a path. For example, if you want to learn how to play chords, click on that path. This will give you more options, depending on what you want to learn. To start, you might want to click on learning major and minor chords, or how to move between chords.
No matter what you click on, you end up at a checkpoints page that shows you exactly what you need to do. This page will have links to take you to the practice page. Each curriculum also has a printable pdf. Up at the top, you click on the line indicating a printable checkpoints sheet. This will let you have a more printer-friendly page where you can check off things, like lessons, to know you practiced that part. There is also a spot to mark the date when you complete it. It is helpful for motivation and organization.
This is what all the curriculum pages are like, even the worship path. It will take you through different steps. It is a highly developed curriculum to build chops to play in a worship service.
The other tabs on the site include a blog tab. This provides you with some good reading material and tips, like five ways the piano helps develop your brain. This is a great info that is sometimes linked to in the lessons.
Next is the FAQs or frequently asked questions page. This has typical questions we get, like how to change your password or what to do if you’re having trouble logging in. If you have questions, check out this page first. If it’s not there, go to the contact page and send us a message and we will help you out. There is also a logout page and a tab for your account. Here you can find your account information, like if your billing is all good, or update billing information. You can also go here to change any account settings.
That’s a quick recap of our site. Now that you know how to work the site, we hope that you have a lot of success in the lessons. If you have done the lessons and want to show us what you’ve learned, send us a video or upload it to YouTube for us to see. We love to hear about our student’s progress. Good luck on your journey!