Learn how to create diminished scales for use in improvisation. (To get the most from this video, we suggest first watching Park's tutorial on Diminished 7th Chords.)
Learn how to create diminished 7th chords to use in improvisation.
Learn how to play along with organ and piano on church hymns.
Learn to play "Arpa Nova," an original composition by Felice Pomeranz playable on both lever and pedal harp. Plus, download a FREE lead sheet!
Learn more left-hand patterns along with alternate harmonization techniques.
Learn how to create the four possible alterations to a V7 chord.
Learn how to create and improvise with minor modes.
Learn how to improvise using the Lydian mode.
Learn how to play the four traditional Irish modes.
Listen to top audition winners discuss how to interpret and perform Debussy's Danses Sacrée and Profane.
Learn to create and improvise on the minor pentatonic and blues scales.
Learn how to build inversions from a root position triad.
Learn about the different kinds of 7th chords and how to build them.
Go beyond major and minor to build diminished and augmented triads, the building blocks for 7th chords.
Learn how to create a major pentatonic scale for jazz improvisation.
Learn how to add the minor ii chord.
Learn how to amp up your practice routine by developing your own creative practice techniques.
Learn the basics of how to tune in this fundamental lesson.
Learn how to add the "flat 9" to a dominant 7th chord.
Learn how to build a V7 chord, also called the "dominant" 7th.
Learn how the Circle of Fifths relates to the whole tone scale. Note: to enjoy this video, you'll need to understand the concepts explained in Park's three-part Chromatic Scales series.
Learn to play a basic I, IV, V, I chord progression.
Learn how to create major and minor scales using key signatures.
Learn Park's technique for understanding and practicing the circle of fifths using his sharp pedal method. (To enjoy this video, you'll need an understanding of key signatures and enharmonics.)
Use key signatures to find intervals at the harp. (To get the most from this lesson, watch tutorial 7A on finding intervals first.)
Learn how to use key signatures to find major and minor intervals.
Use Park's pedal technique to break the chromatic scale down into two whole tone scales for improvisation.
Learn Bridget Kibbey's method for tuning by ear using the circle of fifths.
Learn how to create a minor key signature based on major key signatures and the circle of fifths.
Learn how to use minor 7th chords in improvisation.
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.
Learn how the circle of fifths works.
Learn the order of sharps and flats to help identify key signatures.
Learn Park's technique for the "triple pedal slide" to aid in playing chromatic scales.
Learn to identify ledger lines above and below the staff.
Learn how to practice moving quickly between keys on a pedal harp.
Learn how to create minor 7th chords in this introductory video from jazz harpist Park Stickney.
Learn to play a basic chromatic scale on the pedal harp.
Learn how to count in 4/4 time.
Learn Maeve Gilchrist's exercise for perfecting triads.
Learn Kim Robertson's technique for adding chord vamps.
Review note values and counting in 6/8.
Review note values and counting in 4/4
Learn what the 4/4 and 6/8 time signatures mean.
Learn the values of rests in 4/4 time.
Learn how to play Kim Robertson's version of the traditional Irish Air "Forget Not the Angels."
Learn Maeve Gilchrist's technique for building right hand independence.
Learn to play Maeve Gilchrist's original composition "Catriona's Jig."
Learn how to play major and minor triads on lever harp.
Learn to create left-hand patterns using suspensions.
Learn basic note values in 4/4 time.
Learn the lines and spaces on the treble and bass clef staves.
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 build minor triads and identify the sound between major and minor.
Practice playing major triads and their inversions around the circle of fifths. (You'll need to know major key signatures to enjoy this lesson.)
Learn how to build a root position major triad plus first and second inversions in the key of C Major.
Sunita Staneslow shows how to use arpeggios with the added 9th to embellish the classic Irish melody "Bridget Cruise."
Learn how to embellish four-finger arpeggios by adding the 9th.
Learn how to use a Sus4 pattern to create arpeggios for improvisation.
Learn how to play "The Kitten," a traditional Irish slip jig.