If you've been looking for a piano course geared toward the worship musician then Worship Piano: From Beginner to Pro is for you!
We'll begin with basics like identifying the notes on the piano, forming scales and creating chords.
From there we will move all the way to professional concepts and techniques including leaning and utilizing the Nashville Number System.
Along the way we'll cover lots of insider secrets and piano tips I've learned from working with Nashville studio and touring musicians. We'll play through many popular worship songs including "This is Amazing Grace", "In Christ Alone", and "Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone)".
You'll learn how to create that contemporary sound you hear from the pros.
These are the tools you need to play with confidence and freedom.
In short, this is a transformative way to think about music and play like a professional.
Worship Piano: From Beginner to Pro. It's time to take your playing to the next level.
In this lecture we'll learn the layout of the keyboard and how to identify all the notes.
In this lecture we cover the building blocks for the major scale and how to create it in any key.
In this lecture we will discuss how to form major and minor chords in any key.
Here we will cover the most commonly used time signatures in contemporary worship piano.
This lecture will teach all major, minor, and perfect intervals.
This lecture will teach you how to move your chords up and down the keyboard for more creativity and flexibility.
This lecture teaches what are arpeggios are and the basics of how to use them.
In this lecture we will show you how to play all the chords that are found in every major key.
In this intermediate lecture we begin to teach the Nashville Number System. This is a useful and flexible tool where we replace chords with numbers.
This lecture covers the first of our "color chords": 2nd chords.
This lecture covers the use of Suspended and Add4 chords.
Using 7th chords with both major and minor chords is crucial for a contemporary sound. This lecture teaches how and when to apply these chords.
Less common but useful to know, this lecture discussed the use to 6th chords.
Less common but important to know, here we discuss how to form and play diminished and augmented chords.
This lecture teaches and system I have developed to make teaches a very simple but incredibly versatile way to use your left hand. It is the part of creating a professional, contemporary sound in your playing.
Here we cover a system I created for playing almost any song using a simple system of notes. Not only is it very easy but it sounds amazing and will give your piano playing an instantly professional sound.
This lecture walks through playing to a Number Chart and how it can be applied in a worship setting.
This lecture is another example of playing to a Number Chart.
In this lecture, I will give you the tools to be incredibly versatile at the piano. This is the basis of learning to play any song in any key with ease.
In this lecture we discuss passing chords and more color chords, and their practical use in a song.
Here we cover the importance and crucial practice of giving the melody the space it needs to stand out.
Whether you are playing alone or in a full band, knowing the role and place the piano occupies is utterly important for creating a professional, contemporary sound.
Subtle, simple, and spacious are all considerations to achieve a professional worship piano sound. These are among the topics covered in this lecture.
This lecture covers the skill of playing while someone is speaking. Here we give some practice tools and simple guidelines to make this super easy and incredibly effective.
Don't we all want to be able to play a song just by hearing it once? In this lecture, I show you the basics of this process and give several steps for you to begin to do this.
Knowing where the songs is likely going is the beginning of easy memorization. This written lecture spells it out.
Utilizing the "Sections of a Song" lecture, here we take a practical look at how to memorize a song fast.
This lecture could be titled "Odds and Ends". We put together what we have been learning in an big picture view of how to play like a professional.
I have been a worship leader in many different churches around the country over the past 25 years. Among them was a church in Nashville, TN where I was blessed to work with some of the best musicians in the world. I've been playing piano for nearly 40 years and I've instructed students of all ages.
Through first hand experience I've discovered some industry secrets. Most of them simple things. But when you apply them correctly, they will transform your playing into a very professional sound almost instantly. I've never shared this information online until now and I am happy to pass it on to you.
In my first course, "Worship Piano: From Beginner to Pro", we start with basics and move all the way to the pro stuff.
I've always kind of had a knack for explaining things. And for me, it doesn't get any better than passing on what I know and making a difference in someone else's life. I do hope you will give me the honor of working with you.