This web course includes 11 information-packed lessons that cover essentials for the church pianist, including basic theory, the right and left hands’ roles, different time signatures, and congregational and invitational basics. Filmed in a professional video studio, the course contains 2.5 hours of high-quality content that will give beginners a solid foundation, and provide intermediate and advanced pianists with fresh ideas for their own hymn-playing.
“Foundations in Hymn-Playing” includes 11 Video Lessons that teach you the basics of playing chords, understanding theory, and playing in multiple time signatures, styles, and keys. Just using a hymnal of your choice, you’ll learn the essentials for a church pianist in 2.5 hours of comprehensive content. You can watch and re-watch the lessons as often as you like with lifetime access to the course after purchase.
After purchase, you’ll be able to log-in using your email address and a password that will be given to you via email. You may change it to a password of your choice.
There are no hand-outs attached to this course. All you need is your own hymnal. This course is designed for the pianist who primarily plays by ear, and desires to have a more full hymn-playing style. It’s also for the note-reading pianist who desires to learn how to expand on what is written in the hymnal. Happy learning!
Note-reading pianists, check out the course “Basic Congregational Accompaniment,” if you’d like to get video lessons and sheet music arrangements where all of the fill-ins are written out entirely, available here.