Videos for All Our Students

Be a Musician

Practical Practice Tips: Part 1

Practical Practice Tips: Part 1

Learn about other instruments and not just your instrument of choice. 

Practical Practice Tips: Part 1

Practical Practice Tips: Part 1

Practical Practice Tips: Part 1

Learn the 3 Stage Practice Cycle.

When to Practice

Practical Practice Tips: Part 1

The Number System

James discusses best habits for when to practice your instrument.

The Number System

Learn Without Practice

The Number System

Reid teaches students how the number system works for chord progressions.

Learn Without Practice

Learn Without Practice

Learn Without Practice

Blake and Tim discuss 3 methods for learning to play any instrument without practice. 

Videos For Piano Students

Teaching Little Fingers

Teaching Little Fingers

Teaching Little Fingers

Tim demonstrates how to play "Birthday Party" from John Thompson's "Teaching Little Fingers to Play" book for our beginner students .

Teaching Little Fingers

Teaching Little Fingers

Teaching Little Fingers

Kylie demonstrates how to play "Sandman's Near" from John Thompson's "Teaching Little Fingers to Play" book for our beginner students .

Teaching Little Fingers

Teaching Little Fingers

Practicing Octaves Part 1

Kylie demonstrates how to play "Baseball Days" from John Thompson's "Teaching Little Fingers to Play" book for our beginner students .

Practicing Octaves Part 1

Practicing Octaves Part 1

Practicing Octaves Part 1

Reid teaches exercises for getting better at playing octaves on the piano. 

Practicing Octaves Part 2

Practicing Octaves Part 1

Practicing Octaves Part 2

Reid teaches exercises for getting better at playing octaves on the piano. 

Arpeggio Practice

Practicing Octaves Part 1

Practicing Octaves Part 2

Reid teaches beginner exercises for learning arpeggios on the piano. 

Country Style Piano

Country Style Piano

Country Style Piano

In Chip Bricker's Unlocking The Legends Series, he demonstrates how Pig Robbins would play "Mary Had a Little Lamb".

Videos For Our Guitar Students

Bar Chords By Number

Chord Switch Speed Drills

Chord Switch Speed Drills

Reid teaches using bar chords when practicing chord progressions using the number system. 

Chord Switch Speed Drills

Chord Switch Speed Drills

Chord Switch Speed Drills

Reid teaches beginners how to quickly switch between chords on the guitar. 

Em Pentatonic Scale

5 Pentatonic Scale Positions

5 Pentatonic Scale Positions

Reid teaches beginners how to play the Em Pentatonic Scale on the guitar. 

5 Pentatonic Scale Positions

5 Pentatonic Scale Positions

5 Pentatonic Scale Positions

Reid teaches 5 patterns for playing the pentatonic scale up and down the neck.

Videos for Our Drum Students

Snare Warmup

1001 Drum Grooves Page 4

1001 Drum Grooves Page 4

Tim teaches and demonstrates the snare warmup 1/8 note to 1/16 note page. 

1001 Drum Grooves Page 4

1001 Drum Grooves Page 4

1001 Drum Grooves Page 4

Landon demonstrates beats 1-10 in "1001 Drum Grooves" on the drumset. 

THE NUMBER SYSTEM

Understanding How Chord Progressions Work as Numbers: 

Demonstrating on both the piano and guitar, Reid explains the number system and chord qualities in major key signatures. This theory lesson is perfect for all our students. 

SNARE WARM-UP PAGE

Demonstration of 8ths and 16ths for all Drum Students

Practicing Octaves - Part 1

Octave Practice Ideas for Youth Piano, Teen Piano & Advanced Piano

Practicing Octaves - Part 2

Octave Practicing Ideas for Youth Piano, Teen Piano and Advanced Piano

3 Ways to Learn Any Instrument Without Practice

Tim and Blake get detailed on this controversial approach.

Baseball Days

Demonstration of "Baseball Days" - Teaching Little Fingers to Play Piano Book