Category: "Tutorials"


Teaching Chords & Accompaniment – A Video from Neil Moore

Written by Simply Music on

Chords are one of the most fundamental building blocks of all music and, taught in a particular way, they are incredibly simple to learn on piano. It’s amazing how much is opened up by an easily-developed grasp of chords. Neil…

Teaching the Melody of a Classical Piece – A Video from Neil Moore

Written by Stephanie Iadanza on

Let’s talk about a famous classical piece, by Beethoven, and give you a taste of how we break the melody of this song into a simple ‘Melody Diagram’ that will have you instantly remember how to play it. We’ll also…

Pride of Place – Songs We Share for National Celebrations

Written by Simply Music Teacher & Program Creator - Elizabeth Gaikwad on

Credit: college.usatoday.com We hope all our Teachers and Students in the United States are enjoying 4th of July celebrations. But why not spread the national pride further afield? We enlisted the help of the wonderful Elizabeth Gaikwad to create some simple…

Musical Tricks & Treats For Halloween

Written by Katie Schmidt & a cauldron of simply music teachers on

Halloween is just around the corner, so we thought we’d share some musical tricks and treats to get you in the spirit 😉 How about some ghoulish new lyrics to Night Storm? Here are some ideas from Katie Knipp: “Rolling…