Essential YouTube Channels for Pianists
YouTube is such a great resource for music students! There is so much advice to help improve skills, tutorials to learn new pieces, and inspiring performances to keep motivation high. Here are some of the best YouTube channels for pianists (including students, teachers, and anyone who loves piano!).
Allysia from pianoTV provides practical advice, tips, lessons and classical music know-how to help you with your piano journey. Perfect for absolute beginners to more advanced students, you’ll be sure to learn something to improve your playing!
Make sure you check out:
- How to Practice Piano: 9 Tips
- 23 Ways to Improve Your Confidence at the Piano
- The Four Pillars of Piano Technique (A Commentary)
- 5 Piano Exercises for Hand Independence
- 15 Piano Player Problems
If you’re looking for ideas on improving your creativity at the piano, then you need to watch Pianote! Includes tutorials for pop songs and chords, tips for improvising and composing, and lots of helpful ideas on improving your practice time.
Be sure to watch:
- You Aren’t Too Busy To Practice Piano (10 Minute Practice Routine)
- How to ACTUALLY Get Better at the Piano
- Structuring Your Piano Practice Time
Josh Wright Piano
Award winning performer Josh Wright offers advice for improving technique, performance tips, and tutorials for classical pieces. Plus videos of live performances (with lots of Chopin, Rachmaninoff, and Schumann).
- 14 Tips to Maximize Focus and Efficiency When Practicing
- Is It Too Late To Learn Piano? Advice For Adult Students Wanting To Learn To Play
- Want To Improve on Piano MUCH Faster? Do This!
- A Simple Trick To Improve Rhythm and Counting
Creative Piano Academy
With a focus on simple techniques to help improve your playing, Josef Sykora form Creative Piano Academy makes technical exercises both musical and fun!
Take a look at:
- The Top 5 Piano Exercises For Beginners
- The Perfect Piano Practice Morning Routine
- How to Add Emotion: 2 Simple Ways to Inject Some Life into Your Piano Playing
- Piano Finger Coordination Exercises for Beginners
Learn Piano with Jazer Lee
Piano teacher Jazer Lee has some great advice on some of the basics of learning piano. Watch his videos for practice tips, performance advice, and demonstrations of technical exercises.
- How to Learn A Piano Piece Quickly: 5 Crucial Steps
- How to Prepare For a Piano Performance
- Should I Memorize or Keep Reading My Music?
- How to Improve Bass Clef Reading for Piano QUICKLY
Inspiring Piano Performances
If you’ve had enough of tips and tutorials then it’s time to watch some of these inspiring YouTube channels for pianists! There are some very talented pianists who showcase covers of modern songs, classical performances, and original pieces.
Some of my favourite piano covers are by:
And some amazing classical performers: