How to Improvise on the piano? Heart and Soul can teach you! [Part VIII]

Improvising gives you and your students permission to play outside the box! Heart and Soul’s familiar patterns can inspire your students to try their hand at improvising! They’ll have the chance to come up with fresh, current and alternative sounds all their own! Help them gain confidence being creative at the piano. This blog post is complete with a tutorial video that helps them get started! Share it directly with your students! ...continue reading →

How Heart and Soul teaches Relative Minors [Part VII]

Heart and Soul holds a secret clue to finding relative minor keys. After students have learned the bass and chords, explored primary chords and learned to transpose, the next challenge is to use the familiar chord progression to find relative major and minor keys. This blog with a FREE printable sheet breaks it down in easy-to-understand language. Share it directly with your students! ...continue reading →

Learn to transpose with Heart and Soul [Part VI]

Heart and Soul is a brilliant little workhorse piece of music. It offers a simple introduction to transposing by ear, which leads to a greater understanding of scales, key signatures and primary chords. To be versatile, transposing is the single most important skill a pianist can have! This post includes a tutorial video and a FREE printable sheet! ...continue reading →

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