Category: "Tutorials"


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…

Having the Blues Never Felt So Good – Blues Piano Tutorial

Written by Laurie Richards on

From their earliest lessons, Simply Music students know how fun and easy it is to get into real, authentic-sounding blues piano pieces.They also learn that there are lots of ways to vary and develop their first blues projects with cool…

‘Tis the Season to be Playing

Written by Gordon Harvey on

Usually at this time of year in The Playground, we like to provide some playing projects for festive season songs. This time around, we thought we could continue the conversation about sharing your music by discussing some of the ways…