If you are looking to improve your piano technique then this how to video is the place to start. You will learn how to strengthen your fourth and fifth fingers with this easy piano exercise. The fourth and fifth fingers are often the weakest fingers when playing piano. You mus ...more
Piano Finger Exercises
If you are looking to improve your piano technique then this how to video is the place to start. You will learn how to strengthen individual fingers with these easy piano exercise. This is a great exercise for intermediate to advanced students. With this tutorial you will be a ...more
This video will show beginners in piano an exercise that will help in building strength and flexibility in the fingers. The exercise is called the five-finger exercise. The narrator in the video begins by showing you how to play with one hand and then both at the same time. Th ...more
If you are looking to improve your piano technique then this how to video is the place to start. You will learn how to strengthen your fourth (ring) and fifth (pinky) fingers, as well as the wrist and arm, with this easy piano exercise. The fourth and fifth fingers are often t ...more
If you are looking to improve your piano technique then this how to video is the place to start. You will learn how to improve finger strength and articulation with these easy piano exercises. You must learn to strengthen them so you can play piano better. This is a great exer ...more
Doing piano exercises improves your strength and dexterity in your hands and wrists. It helps you to become more comfortable with the geometry of the keyboard. You should do exercises everyday for at least 5 minutes a day. Practicing everyday sets a routine and a habit of play ...more
This video teaches how to build up finger speed on the piano. First they start off with simple exercises. The five note scale starts with middle C, and plays the five notes up to G and back down. The key to building up speed is to start off slow. Make sure all of the keys are ...more
Are you struggling to reach for that chord or unable to play a riff because your fingers are not flexible enough? then try these finger stretch exercises - they really help!
If you have so much as a passing interest in jazz piano, then you've surely heard of Art Tatum. This two-part tutorial offers a visual demonstration of one of Art Tatum's favorite licks, the two-finger descending run. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate or adva ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to do simple finger-stretching warmup exercises for the ukulele. If you want to get really good at playing the ukulele, it stands to reason that you'll need to practice. Happily, the Internet is awash in high-quality video lessons like this one f ...more
Watch this piano tutorial video to learn how to construct any major chord on the piano using major 5-finger patterns. This lesson is intended for beginners and new piano students. The tips in this helpful how-to video will allow you to play any major chord on the piano by usin ...more
You know your piano player friends who practice their basic piano scales daily even though they're already well advanced and can play Rachmaninoff like no one's business? It may seem absurd to need to do such simple practicing at all, but scale exercises are the best thing you ...more
If you want to improve your violin technique then this how to video is the place to start. This video teaches you to play one finger scale on violin. This violin exercise is designed to help you increase your comfort and agility in all positions, develop confidence and accurac ...more
If you want to improve your violin technique then this how to video is the place to start. This video teaches you to play 2 fingered scales on the violin. This violin exercise is designed to help you increase your comfort and agility in all positions, develop confidence and ac ...more
If you want to improve your violin technique then this how to video is the place to start. This video teaches you to play one finger arpeggios. This exercise is designed to help you increase your comfort and agility in all positions, develop confidence and accuracy in all posi ...more
If you want to improve your violin technique then this how to video is the place to start. This video teaches you to play an arpeggio exercise. This exercise is designed to help you increase your comfort and agility in all positions, develop confidence and accuracy in all posi ...more
If you want to improve your violin technique then this how to video is the place to start. This video teaches you to play 3 octave arpeggios. This exercise is designed to help you increase your comfort and agility in all positions, develop confidence and accuracy in all positi ...more
Learn to teach the position of middle C on the piano and a one-finger etude to practice with.
A key element to making any guitar player, whether lead or rhythm, a great player is having good muscle memory and plenty of dexterity and strength in both your left hand and right hand. For those just getting started, or for those who have been playing for a while but are sti ...more
Learn how to play Twinkle Twinkle Little Star on the piano - this is a great video for kids or beginners with finger positions and counting.
Learn Beethoven's masterpiece "Ode to Joy" and how to play it on the piano. Full tempo and finger position breakdowns are given.
Learn the famous Big Ben song and how to play it on the piano. Easy to learn with a numbered overview of finger positions.
Watch this piano tutorial video to learn how to change major triads and chords to minor triads and chords and play "Last Christmas," written by George Michael and performed by Wham! and Jimmy Eat World, on piano. This lesson uses the five-finger pattern concept to teach you ho ...more
If you're a beginner piano student looking to improve in both music theory and practical piano playing skills, then this tutorial on how to play tetrachords is perfect for advancing your skills beyond playing single finger melodies. A tetrachord is a series of four notes with ...more
After taking piano lessons for most of our anguished childhood, we realized one of the most effective ways to increase finger dexterity and speed was simply to play scales. Over and over and over and over again. While churning them out an infinite number of times is tres borin ...more
If you have so much as a passing interest in jazz piano, then you've surely heard of Art Tatum. This two-part tutorial offers a descriptive analysis and visual demonstration of one of Art Tatum's favorite licks, the flatted fifth series two-finger descending run. While this tu ...more
The first couple of months of learning a new instrument are often the most challenging - and boring. That's because rather than focusing on pounding out songs, you're instead practicing chord progressions, major and minor scales, and finger work. But if you've had a bit of pr ...more
Open chords are pretty simple to understand. They're basically notes in a chord that you don't play or finger. Closed chords are notes of a chord that are stacked on top of each other (vs. open chords, where the notes are apart from one another). If you'd like to get better ...more
If you are just starting guitar or are trying to improve your skills then this is the video for you. In this video Andrew from Creative Guitar Studio will teach and show you, stretch and dexterity exercises to improve you guitar skills. You will also see left and right hand co ...more
Ensure smooth connections on your cello with a loose bow hand. This how-to video demonstrates how to utilize a loose bow hold on the cello and includes exercises for loose finger motion.
Check out this piano tutorial video that shows you the effects of different key attack techniques. From high and low, learn the different sounds and senses of the various key attack techniques. Practice these exercises and improve your piano playing skills by watching this ins ...more
Mainly for beginners, this lesson is about finger picking, and some exercises you can practice.
If you are looking to improve your piano technique then this how to video is the place to start. You will learn how to practice these octave exercises for increased technique and strength. You will learn one handed arpeggios and scales. This lesson is helpful for beginner to a ...more
Check out this instructional piano video that shows you some exercises to improve the way you play scales (and arpeggios) with a few exercises and techniques. This tutorial is great for beginner to advanced piano players. Practice the scales and arpeggios on the piano and impr ...more
In this free video keyboard lesson, you'll learn how to play the Finger Eleven's "New Soul" on the piano. While this lesson is geared toward beginners, intermediate and advanced players are certain to take something away as well. Watch this tutorial to get started playing "New ...more
In this free video keyboard lesson, you'll learn how to play the Finger Eleven's "Paralyzer" on the piano. While this lesson is geared toward beginners, intermediate and advanced players are certain to take something away as well. Watch this tutorial to get started playing "Pa ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to play glissando on the piano. This task is very easy, fast and simple to do. Glissando is basically playing all the notes of the piano. When playing glissando, use the tip of the thumb to slide down the piano. When going up the gliss ...more
Check out this video from Berkleemusic.com and watch as Berklee professor Paul Schmeling shows ways to perfect your posture and finger position on the keyboard and play your favorite piano piece with a new level of comfort and ease.
Piano improvisations don't just come out of nowhere - experts constantly practice finger agility drills as well as chord progressions. Watch this video to learn how to do chord progressions on the piano in order to improvise songs more easily on the piano. This tutorial focus ...more
Ian Castle tells us how to sing well in a mixed voice style. This helps smooth out the transition between your voices and split the chest and head voice. This helps anyone who has cracks while they are singing. You will start off by doing vocal exercises that go from low to hi ...more
Learn how to play Old Macdonald on the piano. The video starts with an overview and then gives finger positioning and timing breakdowns.
In this tutorial, we learn how to play "Part of Your World" on a piano. First, you want to start out with the introduction to the song. You should have each of your hands on the piano sitting next to each other. The middle finger of the right hand should hit the "C" chord. Onc ...more
1. First of all you have to place your hands on the piano in such a manner that they are level with the piano. 2. Your wrists must not be too low or too high. 3. Make sure that when you strike the keys then you must not flick the keys. 4. You must push your fingers down str ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to sing using your chest voice with Ian Castle. Your chest voice is used in everyday speech, it is turned chest voice that vibrates in the chest voice. If you speak in everyday conversations, you will be able to feel your chest vibrate, which is ...more
In this video, we learn how to play piano using piano legato and staccato techniques. These techniques are when you do not have any break in how you are playing, it all flows smoothly. You want to create a feeling of symmetry with the music so it all flows together seamlessly. ...more
Grip savers, or finger-strengthening devices, help prepare a climber for the strength and endurance challenges of climbing. There are a variety of devices and exercises that can strengthen a climbers hands. Learn how to use grip savers in this climbing video tutorial. Take act ...more
Playing parts that require more than five fingers on the piano is one of the first challenges that beginning players must learn to overcome. This video by David from Piano Play It teaches us how to use the crossing over technique, in which one crosses their fingers over and un ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to play double notes (thirds) when performing Pachelbel's "Canon in D" on a piano or other keyboard instrument. Regardless of your preferred style of music, if you want to be great, you'll need your head and hands on the same page. And there's no ...more
[url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wo3tzkZLsWs] Bobbycrispy teaches you fingerboard tapping.[/url] Bobby crispy teaches you the basics of fretboard tapping. Learn through doing several basic exercises demonstrated by bobby at a learner's pace. Also pick up beginner's tips lik ...more
Any dope can play “Heart and Soul.” Now you can be one of them. Use your pointer finger to hit the 2nd F key up from the middle C briskly three times, then hit it once more before moving down to play keys E, then D, then F three times, briskly. Then F once more, before bouncin ...more
In this physical therapy how to video series, learn aquatic therapy exercises for treating rheumatoid arthritis knee and hip pain. Aquatic therapist and exercise physiologist Rotem Agame will teach you various water therapy exercises that you can do in your own pool. She will ...more
In this series of expert videos, you will learn more about complex regional pain syndrome and how to treat it with physical therapy. Our expert discusses the different treatment methods for CRP syndrome and shows you how to use different exercises for treatment of this syndrom ...more
In this video series, learn how to play the piano from expert piano player and professional musician Tony Newton. Tony will teach you basic piano lessons such as proper posture and correct hand positions for the piano. Developing nimble fingers is paramount for great piano pla ...more
There's no getting around it: if you want to get good at playing the ukulele or any other instrument, you'll need to practice. Fortunately, the Internet is awash in free uke lessons, like this one from Ukulele Live, which make the task not only easy but fun. This clip, in part ...more
This how to video teaches fingering on the piano. Proper fingering is very important for playing piano with speed and ease. Watch this music tutorial and you will be playing piano more comfortably in no time.
Chord inversions are a great way to use the same series of notes in a chord to get different voicings. For the example in this video use a C-major triad, which contain the notes C, E, G. Playing these three notes in this pattern is called the root inversion. The first inversio ...more
Old habits die hard. It may be a cliché, but it's undeniably true, especially when it comes to the bad ones. Nail-biting, fidgeting, and overspending can label you as someone who is obsessive-compulsive, overly nervous, and routinely stressed out, but you can make the break le ...more
It's that time a year when winter storms begin causing havoc across the United States, and when "rotating outages" are common to help sustain the electrical grid during intense cold periods. That means pretty much anybody with snow and ice in their backyard can succumb to powe ...more
What's a yoga master do when she gets pregnant and has a baby? Teach it yoga, of course. This brings a whole new meaning to beautiful bouncing baby. [skip down for the actual baby yoga tutorials] Lena Fokina believes yoga for babies can help children be better prepared for l ...more
This video teaches a piano novice how to play the introduction to “Because” by the Beatles, which was written by John Lennon. A close up on the instructor’s hands from above demonstrates the fingering for the piece. The view of the fingering is very important, since this video ...more