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Jump-start your piano skills with the Internet's best online piano course.

Meet Your Teacher

Dr. Jason Paul Peterson is a professional concert pianist, Fulbright Scholar, and prizewinner of several international piano competitions. Here he is performing one of Scriabin’s virtuosic etudes.

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Hundreds of step-by-step
piano lessons

Learning to play piano should be fun and easy. Jason Paul Peterson has designed hundreds of lessons designed to take you from your very first notes all the way through advanced techniques and pieces. 

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Instruction you can trust

The course is designed and taught by Dr. Jason Paul Peterson. He holds a doctoral degree in Piano from the Peabody Institute and has more than twenty years of experience teaching beginners and advanced pianists alike. 

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Live Masterclasses

Want personalized feedback? Join one of the live masterclasses, and try out your piece in front of a virtual audience! PPA also hosts a variety of live seminars on various topics related to playing the piano. Join as many seminars as you want – it’s included in every membership.

Learn your favorite pieces

From Beethoven to the Beatles and beyond. You’ll learn pieces that match your current level, so you progress quicker and without frustration. The custom player even lets you loop a tricky section!

Whether you're an absolute beginner or already an experienced pianist, you'll find materials tailored to your skill level.

Each module is divided into three parts: technical exercises to improve your coordination and facility, theory exercises to improve your note reading and understanding of the music, and repertoire selections appropriate to your current abilities.

Testimonials

I've tried other online piano courses, but this is the only one that really goes beyond the notes and discusses things like interpretation and technique.
Ambika S.
Student
I love the way the pieces and exercises are graded to perfectly match my level. And so much more professional than Flowkey or Skoove.
James R.
Student
One live seminar alone is worth a yearly membership to your site. The course structure is excellent, and I'm astounded at the progress I've made!
Melanie K.
Student

Learn tips and tricks from a pro.

Structured, consistent progress

Structured, Consistent Progress

Why waste time scouring Youtube for tutorials taught by amateurs? At PPA, you get a clear path to success created by a world-class professional pianist, and you'll also get countless tips on phrasing, articulation, dynamics, pedal, and timing- for EVERY PIECE. You can be sure you're building good habits right from the beginning.

Downloadable Music

Printable Music

Tired of scouring the web for a great-sounding piano arrangement of your favorite piece? Not sure which pieces would be right for you? PPA makes it easy. Each instructional video is accompanied by a downloadable PDF file.

Learn Affordably

Learn Affordably

Lessons with a top-level artist can easily cost upwards of $150 per hour. At PPA, you'll have access to hundreds of top-quality instructional videos and live seminars, all for a mere fraction of what you'd pay for private lessons with a concert artist. Learn on your own schedule, as often as you want.

Structured, Consistent Progress

Why waste time scouring Youtube for tutorials taught by amateurs? At PPA, you get a clear path to success created by a world-class professional pianist, and you’ll also get countless tips on phrasing, articulation, dynamics, pedal, and timing- for EVERY PIECE. You can be sure you’re building good habits right from the beginning.

Downloadable Music

Each instructional video is accompanied by a downloadable PDF file. No more scouring the web for a great piano arrangement, and no more wondering if a piece is the right level for you.

Learn Affordably

Lessons with a top-level artist can easily cost upwards of $150 per hour. At PPA, you’ll have access to hundreds of instructional videos, all for a mere fraction of what you’d pay for private lessons with a concert artist. Learn on your own schedule, as often as you want.

Live Piano Seminars

Want personalized feedback? Join one of our online masterclasses. Our live seminars also cover a variety of piano-related topics, from music theory and technique to memorization and stage fright. Unlimited access is included in every membership. 

Join the Academy

YEARLY ACCESS

7 days for free, then:

$19.95 /mo

($19.95 billed monthly)

LIFETIME ACCESS

7 days for free, then:

$299

($299 billed once)
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