Learn how to create the four possible alterations to a V7 chord.
Learn how to break the chord voicing rules to avoid sounding mechanical.
Learn how to practice open and closed chord voicings and move quickly from one chord to the next.
Learn the basics of open and closed chord voicings and how to create them on the harp.
Learn how to create a major pentatonic scale for jazz improvisation.
Understand how to play a jig rhythm.
Learn how to use pedal slides to create colors in Part 1 of this series.
Learn how to amp up your practice routine by developing your own creative practice techniques.
Learn how to use Kim's "musical sandwich" to create etudes for improvisation.
Learn Maeve's exercises for playing different rhythms in each hand.
Learn Maeve Gilchrist's technique for playing and practicing the Celtic triplet technique.
Learn alternate fingerings for the "treble" in part three of Gráinne's series.
Practice the treble with a close up demonstration of Gráinne's technique.
Learn how to play the "treble," a traditional Irish ornament.
Use Park's pedal technique to break the chromatic scale down into two whole tone scales for improvisation.
Learn the difference between reels, jigs, hornpipes, and more in Part 3 of Grainne's tutorial on undestanding Irish style.
Learn about the harp's role in traditional Irish music.
Learn how to use minor 7th chords in improvisation.
Learn Maeve's technique for practicing four-note arpeggios.
Learn the difference between an air, a jig, a hornpipe, and a reel as Kim Robertson describes basic Celtic rhythms.
In Part 2 of her introduction to playing by ear, Gráinne teaches how to add the left hand to the Irish tune Níl na Lá.
In this introduction to playing by ear, Gráinne teaches the Irish tune Níl na Lá. Learn the melody in Part 1.
Learn how to play the Double Grace Note, a basic Irish ornament.
Learn how to play the Irish triplet.
Learn how to play the "cut," one of the most basic Irish ornaments.
Go beyond the basics in the final installment of Sunita Staneslow's arpeggio series.
Learn Maeve Gilchrist's technique for accompanying using arpeggios.
Learn Maeve Gilchrist's exercise for perfecting triads.
Learn Kim Robertson's technique for adding chord vamps.
Learn how to use a metronome to feel the pulse of swing rhythm.
Learn Maeve Gilchrist's technique for building right hand independence.
Learn how to play major and minor triads on lever harp.
Learn to create left-hand patterns using suspensions.
Felice Pomeranz shows how to create your own arrangement of the traditional melody Greensleeves. (You'll need some theory skills and a knowledge of chord structure to enjoy this video.)
Learn how to create effective ornaments for improvisation and embellishment.
Learn how to improvise over a descending bass line for therapeutic playing, or beyond.
Take Maeve Gilchrist's ostinato exercises to a more advanced level in part 3 of her series.
Learn more of Maeve Gilchrist's finger strengthening and hand coordination exercises.
Part 1—Learn why simplicity, tone, and tempo are the key elements to playing in a therapeutic style.
Learn Kim Robertson's technique for creating a "musical sandwich."
Learn how to play Maeve Gilchrist's rendition of "Hospitality of Jane."
Learn Maeve Gilchrist's ostinato exercises for improvisation.
Learn to play the traditional English folk song "Searching for Lambs."
Jaymee Haefner teaches how to play Grand Mere "Raconte Une Histoire" ("Grandmother Tells a Story"), by Henriette Renié.
Learn how to embellish four-finger arpeggios by adding the 9th.
Learn to play "Mi Yitnani Of," an arrangement by Sunita Staneslow.
Learn how to use a Sus4 pattern to create arpeggios for improvisation.
Learn how to take your arpeggios to the next level by creating phrases.
Learn how to play Kim Robertson's "wonder thumb" left-hand technique. This technique works well with drones.
Learn how to create left-hand "drones" to embellish your own arrangements.
Learn how to play the cadenza from "Waltz of the Flowers" with Sarah Bullen and Jordan Thomas.
Learn how to create an etude based on Kim Robertson's "heartbeat" rhythm, combined with small intervals.
Learn how to produce Kim Robertson's "heartbeat rhythm" for improvisation.