How To Learn The Piano In Under 10 Minutes
How To Learn The Piano In Under 10 Minutes

hello there my name’s Andy I’m going to
show you how easy it can be to play the piano or to teach yourself to play the piano.
Don’t get me wrong it’ll take many years of daily practice to
reach any sort of a decent level of playing but getting started doesn’t need
to be as traumatic as it might seem in fact by the end of this video you’ll be
playing some recognizable music on the piano now in this video I’m going to
show you how to find some notes on the keyboard how to find all the notes on
the keyboard and how to play some basic chords these will enable you to
play more tunes than you can imagine so let’s get down to it… The notes.
If you have a full sized piano keyboard you’ll see that there are 88 keys black & white keys. Some electronic keyboards will have significantly less it doesn’t
really matter it isn’t actually as complicated as it seems. The keys are
actually made up in groups of twelve notes repeating groups of twelve notes
the notes are a b c d e f and g then it goes back to a again a and so on b c d
etc the simplest key to plane and the on the piano is the key of c this uses just
the white notes none of the black notes now there are several C’s on the piano
keyboard if you look at the keyboard you’ll see is made up of groups of three
and two the black notes are made up of groups of three and two so if you take
one of the groups of two any of the groups of two look immediately to the
left of the first black not e and that’s your C. There’s another group of two
here and immediately to the left is another C and here’s another one up here the C in the center of a piano is one
here he’s known as middle C for obvious reasons on some MIDI keyboards or MIDI
software is sometimes referred to as c3 this will be our starting point for the
scale of C major playing only the white keys the notes will be named as
follows c d e f g a b c we can start here c d e f g a b c d e f g a b c.. the black
notes these are the sharps and flats now a sharp note is a semitone or half a
note higher than the note of its name so C sharp is the black note just to the
right of the C as a C and here is the C sharp F sharp for instance is the F c d
e f and the F sharp is the nose just to the right of the F F sharp here a flat
note is the opposite its half a tone or a semitone lower than the notes name so
here we have a for example one semitone lower or the black note just to the left
is a flat is b1 so many times the lower all the black note to the left is b-flat
you’ll notice that some notes can be flats or sharp F for example as this
note here is f sharp but it could also be G flat is the G G flat is the F F
sharp they’re called the same is the same note
so now you know the names of all of the notes on the piano C C sharp D d sharp
e F F sharp G a flat a B flat B and C so now you know how to play all of the
notes on the piano let’s get on to playing some chords the typical chord
contains three or four different notes all play together now there are several
types of chord that you can play around any given note for example around the
note of C we could have C major C minor C seven c9 c major seven see you’re
meant in a diminished C with a suspended fourth there are many more as well
for three most popular types of chords of a major the minor and the seventh if
you know these three types of chords along each of the twelve months of the
keyboard then you’ll be able to play most music most songs either by ear or
by reading chord sheets or this are called
fake books okay here’s how to play the most often used basic chords first of
all C or C major the notes of the chord are made up of the first the third and
the fifth note of the scale so if we see the scale is cdefg we have C miss 1e
miss 1 G C we all play the second we play the third we don’t play the fourth
or we play the fifth C those are the notes of c-major here’s
another one this is a minor we find the a which is here it’s two notes lower so
the whole thing gets shifted down two notes
hey we missed the beat we play the C which the third miss the D and we play
the e which is the 5th a minor here’s another one F major to nose-down is the
F F a and C exactly the same chord pattern 1st 3rd and 5th there we go and one more guess what move
everything up one note and we get the chord of G G B D G is the first these
the third and D is the fifth so there are four basic cause they’re all with
the same shape we can play C a minor F major and G major
you might recognize that chord sequence it’s actually being used in many songs
we move for example always look on the bright side of life dream dream dream or
many songs have used these is combination of chords you can play the
chord here and you can join them with the left hand
with the left hand you can play the root note in this case the coil of C we play
a note of C the coil of F you play the root of C and F sorry and you can have a
little bit of rhythm you and on it goes so you should play around
with these chords they complaint in any order you want and you’ll find that
there are many tunes which use just a few of these chords in different orders
okay I’m just taking you in a matter of minutes through what would be the first
few lessons of the typical online or home study course it should have shown
you how simple it can be to teach yourself how to play the piano and to be
playing decent music within a few minutes
obviously we come to a lot of material there and you will if you have a home
home study course progress at your own pace look at our website the address
should be down there somewhere beginners PLO dotnet ResNet not calm
beginners piano dotnet we have some reviews of the best methods that I’ve
come across for learning piano or keyboards at home now these methods
typically consist of well it’s like a true multimedia experience really
they’ve got a combination of audio and video together with transcripts and PDF
files of the lessons all laid out so you can go on at your own pace they’ll teach
you how to play by ear then I’ll teach you how to play chords and melodies
right from the start and then leaving did you have to read music along the way
some of them even touch on classical playing they’ll take you from absolute
beginners level to advanced style and in fact all styles rock and roll jazz blues
pop gospel they’ll actually quite complete the ones that we’d review on
the site so for more information do check out our website check out the
reviews go to these sites that we review because some of them offer free lessons
as well which is quite interesting and well I hope you’ve enjoyed this
introduction and you decide to pursue piano playing a little bit further by
one of the courses that we review in our site okay till next time bye

97 thoughts on “How To Learn The Piano In Under 10 Minutes”

  1. Aygun Mammadova says:

    God bless you. Its amazing the way you teach.

  2. popatyourecords says:

    cheers for the lesson the penny dropped simply explained

  3. Perße Man says:

    so great ,,, really tnx u man,!!!!!!!

  4. Gulf Wars says:

    Wow, wonderful teacher. I was so confused by keyboards for years Its all now organized.

  5. DeathlessOne85 says:

    thank you very much. I am a beginner and just got my first keyboard. I've learned some baby tunes throughout the years by rote, but i want to actually LEARN how to know, read and play piano! so this was a great start. I took notes on paper regarding the keys: regulars, sharps, and flats, and also on the chords. great start. thanks again

  6. sanjay maheshwari says:


  7. Frankie Fraser says:

    Thanks mate, helpful

  8. Gilles says:

    I don't even have a piano, but it's 2 am and i'm feeling like learning piano.

  9. Bheem Kattel says:

    Good information for beginners.

  10. How to make EDM Music says:

    Awesome video!

  11. Asante Waugh says:

    Wow, so there,s hope after all. My first lessons felt like I was meant to be Chopin on day 1 or something! I quit of course, so thank you for renewing my faith!

  12. Catherine Bond says:

    Thank you very much I am a beginner 66 years old always wanted to learn you made the chords easy to understand I am hooked now kind thoughts Catherine

  13. Lola Flores says:

    Thanks for your video! By the way, your accent is rather distinct. Are you from Texas?

  14. Dan Radu says:

    Very nicely done.  

  15. Brenda Griffith says:

    Hi, you make learning the piano easy and fun. Thanks lots!

  16. Omar Mix says:

    God I hate myself I don't own a piano but I'm watching this but now I want to buy one but I will probably never get the money to buy it because i'm poor 🙁 not joking what a sad world I live in lol oh well I guess I will go and watch something else on YouTube it's all I can do

  17. ndel kue says:

    Good thanks

  18. kalof saad says:

    cooool , so help full 

  19. dzungalas says:

    I m left-handed 🙁 any adwise ? Please.

  20. probably a deviant says:

    This helped me understand the piano a bit more. Thank you so much 🙂

  21. Marcin Landowski says:

    Thanks for help!

  22. DanieL Plainsong says:

    Thanks for simplifying this process ….fantastic teacher.

  23. Faisal Adil says:

    that was so easy! thanks great teacher !

  24. SubliminalX7 says:

    Why was there never an E#?

  25. Josie Pyenta says:

    Thank You so much for the free lesson…I always tinkered around but have no understanding of chords…you've explained it so easily…I will continue to subscribe!!

  26. Ferdinandus Alvin says:

    the title is just should be how to understand piano under 10 minutes, because piano isn't something that you can learn in just one day

  27. Vathsala Vishwanathan says:

    thank you soooooo much ….i admire the way you teach piano fundamentals. right from the basics and from today ive started learning piano. and you are my first teacher… ive a keyboard …ive subscribed your channel and ill follow all of your instructions… thanks.. god bless you.. best wishes…

  28. Tomalika Rahmat Ullah says:

    Wow…thank you for the video. I don't have a piano, but I am trying with my harmonium

  29. Csaba Benkő says:

    Thank you 🙂

  30. Lord Queezle says:

    Two things:

    I think middle C is actually C4. But that might only be on full size keyboards.

    When I read the title of this video my thought was "Yea right! You can't learn the piano to any great extent within a mere ten minutes!" But thanks for clarifying in the beginning that it does take years to get good but it is easy to learn. 🙂

  31. Azedrian Ware says:

    I can just hug, hug, hug you! Thank you! This is for my husband.

  32. Matt says:

    cant find your website

  33. john adams says:

    My piano goes up to H

  34. Bluesy Piano Scales says:

    Here we go …

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  37. John Freeman says:

    thank you andy

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  39. Danial Siavashani says:

    very helpful

  40. Heather C says:

    I really loved this video. very simple to understand for an absolute beginner like me! Thank you!

  41. James morio says:

    so there is no b sharp or c flat?

  42. Vince Robles says:

    Wow just bought my 49 key midi keyboard and this video helped me out within minutes!!! Amazing guide and keep it up 😀

  43. Joe Harrold says:

    U need sum sleep bruh

  44. Cassandra Dowdy says:

    Thanks! That's really neat!

  45. Weedysis says:

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  46. bhodges00 says:

    Thinks, for teaching how to play the piano. This video is awesome.

  47. michael jones says:

    can't wait to try this out.

  48. Amberlee Zwolinski says:

    great video, helped a lot!!!

  49. Tessany Plays says:


  50. JustPierre says:

    Very helpful. thanks!

  51. Lima da Silva says:

    Great video. I've learned a lot
    thanks so much

  52. Kalizzy21 says:

    Thanks. Quite informative.

  53. ali nadim says:

    well done

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  55. EvilMango 14 says:

    I have a 52 key piano and there is almost no video for a 52 key piano

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  58. Michael Bright says:

    A very nice tutorial and easy too. Thanks a lot. I will keep learning piano this easy way, God's willing.

  59. Master of Zero says:

    very good video… thanks!!!

  60. Rob Summers says:

    Hey Hey PianoLearners, looking forward to seeing your next video. How To Learn The Piano In Under 10 Minutes was interesting.

  61. Mrs. Holmes says:

    Thank you so very much! Very helpful and easy to grasp!

  62. Random Girl says:

    I only wanna learn the piano coz I can sing and I think it will make me that little bit more attractive if I'm musically talented. So ya

  63. Striding Cool Bros says:

    That moment nobody will relate to when you REALLY want to learn to play the piano, so you look up this video, but you can't focus for more than 30 seconds because this happens to be the same day your dog doesn't want to stop barking.

  64. Sarah Girlzz says:

    I have 61 keys

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  66. user1957954 says:

    it's a little confusing

  67. user1957954 says:

    it's a little confusing

  68. naamah sho says:

    thanks alot !!!this is so kind of you to sher this !!!

  69. Wil Wood says:

    Very helpful

  70. Joselyn Villena says:


  71. John Lok says:

    thanks! using a midi keyboard currently ..i want to start music production! Progressive House is what I'm going for.

  72. kay 彡 says:


  73. kay 彡 says:

    Watches Video** Oh okay 🙂
    "Now to the Chords" explains

  74. Krose529 says:

    I am trying to find out the best place/website to buy a piano/keyboard but don't know, anyone know a good place to buy one??

  75. amos micah says:

    thanks for your lessons but i still need your help

  76. Rupert Paton says:

    Why cant any of these piano learning videos get decent sound!!! They are teaching the piano for god sake!!

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  78. Mihai Constantinescu says:

    Hey everyone, the greatest success that ive had was by following the Turbo Piano Secret (i found it on google) without a doubt the no.1 plan that I have ever tried.

  79. Billy Lewis says:

    i can memorize notes and play tunes off by heart without learning notes, in under 5 mins. is this good?

  80. Faith Cønløn says:

    This helped so much

  81. Djentstructer 5000 says:


  82. A Royalz says:

    can I learn piano from midi keyboard!??

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  84. 24lamistica says:

    thanks! This helped me a lot as a begginer!

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  87. Fabian says:

    remember to be realistic – you'll have to put in a bit of work whatever plan you use for learning piano I've been studying how to play piano and discovered a fantastic resource at (google it if you're interested)

  88. CAPTAIN D-MAN says:

    1:15 this moment makes me think of the time when I was a young boy.

  89. Razerface says:

    haha wow i literally just learned the piano cords in 4 minutes and it took 35 years lol

  90. Honestmicky says:

    Excellent video, thank you, much appreciated. New sub : )

  91. Jubylyne Jubylyne says:

    i dont know how to move my fingers

  92. Jejking says:

    for crying out loud, I have never EVER heard in my music lessons that sharp on the right is a flat on the left. I'm upset, but better late than never!

  93. John Boyd says:

    that is so hard how do you do that man

  94. dat boi says:

    Hello there.

  95. PianoLearners says:

    🔥🔥10 minutes is very relative… you will obviously need more than 10 minutes to master the piano.
    10 minutes was just to get it all in on YouTube because when I uploaded this video you were not allowed to upload videos longer than 10 minutes.
    I have since uploaded a 6 part video course to my website which is free at the moment so if you are interested check out the link in the description. (The course is quite a bit longer than 10 minutes)
    You can be playing the piano in no time at all…. Enjoy

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