Learn to play the piano. The piano is an awesome instrument. It is often the preferred tool to compose and write songs.
Like all the other instruments, if you are already skilled in music theory and can read sheet music, learning to play the piano is just about hand placement and practice.
However, to become skilled enough to add feelings to your song writing is a tallent many musicians have trouble mastering.
Lets review a few of the availabe online courses available.
A good place to start is Power Piano Chords. This program teaches the basics of chord progressions. The structure is a 39 lesson ebook that can be printed out showing illistrations of each hand position for each chord. It is possible to click on the chapter in the ebook and watch the online training video that corresponds with it. Once you finish the 39 lessons, you will understand thousands of chord progressions.
This course guarantees that you will be able to play one of your favorite songs within 30 days. They not only teach the basics, they teach you with popular songs. As you progress in your learning, so do their courses. All the way to a professional level. They will also take requests if you want to learn a specific song.
There is also genre specific training available. Learn to play jazz or rock or gospel.
There is a 14 day trial for just 1 dollar. If you don’t like it, cancel anytime and even get your dollar back.
Rocket Piano is probably the most popular of the online courses. They take you from a complete beginner all the way up to master. Their material is constantly updated. Loaded with special bonus packages and games to help with learning the piano. I recommend this course, but if you are not satisfied, you have a full 60 days to get your money refunded. With the cost of only 39.95 you can’t go wrong. If you really want to learn to play the piano, get started right now and in no time at all you will be writing songs and playing popular songs for friends and family.