3 Apps That Will Help You Master the Piano

What about adults who want to grow their piano abilities, but don't have time for in-person lessons? Here are 3 apps that will help you master the piano:

Miller Piano Specialists December 4, 2020 3 Min Read

Music is a craft that most people become interested in as kids. Many kids begin taking piano lessons early on, but as they get older, they stop. These kids grow up, life gets busy, a global pandemic happens, and suddenly there is no time to learn the piano. But, what about those adults who want to grow their piano abilities? Here are 3 apps that will help you master the piano:

1. Flowkey

“Flowkey” is a great piano app that can be used with iOS, Android tablets, and computers using a mic or a MIDI cable. This app offers online piano lessons for all piano playing levels, from beginner to master. Beginners will have to sit through a few short video lessons before beginning to play.

Overall, Flowkey offers excellent instructions and is very engaging. Users will run through each part of a lesson three times, and then they learn a song. This app provides a great plan to build up the users’ skills and abilities quickly! If you’re unsure what skill level you’re at, Flowkey lets you play around with the different skill levels to let you figure out what level you feel most comfortable in. 

  • Free lessons available.
  • Free trial for one week with CC. 
  • Offers up t0 1,500 = songs from pop to classical hit. 
  • Lowest plan: $119.99/year or $9.99/month.
  • Highest plan: $19.99/month.
  • Explore many features in “free mode.”

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2. Playground Sessions

“Playground Sessions” is an excellent piano app that was put together by music producer Quincy Jones. This all features lessons by notable piano artists like Harry Connick Jr. Instructor David Sides teaches most of the Playground Session classes. Sides will walk you through each piano lesson before you try things for yourself. One of the best things about this app is that it includes helpful video lessons. 

  • Available on computer and iPad.
  • 30-day free trial.
  • No free lessons are available.
  • Free 30 day trial with a CC.
  • Song selection runs from Christian gospel to rock music.
  • Lowest plan: $59.88/year or $4.99/month.
  • Highest plan: $39.96/3 months or $9.99/month.
  • Lessons taught with a well-known instructor.

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3. OnlinePianist

“OnlinePianist” is more of a way to learns songs online rather than a piano lesson app. This app offers a platform that provides song tutorials you can use once you know how to play the basics. It can be used on iOS, Android, and computers with a mic.

If you are more intermediate level, the app provides a dashboard to control many settings to your liking. For example, you can change the tempo, break down a song by each hand, and so much more.

The coolest thing about this app is that the “free mode” offers a wide selection of songs from famous pop artists to anime theme songs. However, the paid plan provides access to every piece across all your devices without losing access to them. 

  • “Play along” feature.
  • Free lessons available with ads.
  • Free trial for one week with CC.
  • Song selection everything from popular hits to cartoon theme songs.
  • Lowest plan: $59.88/year or $4.99/month.
  • Highest plan: $39.96/3 months or $9.99/month.
  • A great selection of songs to learn — once you know how to play.

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Conclusion

Overall, most of these apps offer different and unique features to help anyone reach their piano-playing goals! We hope you enjoyed reading about these 3 apps that will help you master the piano. If you want to know more about other piano apps, read our blog on 7 Piano Apps You Need.

If you’re interested in buying a digital Yamaha piano, we are open! Our hours are Monday-Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm. We are happy to help you in person again, using all the guidelines we have been provided. We are here for you.

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