Have you always wanted to be the next Jack Johnson, strumming your guitar next to a roaring bonfire? Or maybe you had ambitions to play piano like Nora Jones but just couldn’t fit it into your schedule. Whatever your reason, all the online courses and video lessons now available make it easier than ever to learn an instrument. So go ahead, pick up your noisemaker of choice, set up your computer, and get ready to rock ‘n’ roll.
School of Rock
All ages and all skill levels are welcome at the School of Rock, the online platform that works to advance students’ skills and help them become incredible musicians. School of Rock Remote Program offers online, one-on-one music lessons, conducted by an expert School of Rock instructor in a virtual classroom.
An online learning community, Skillshare offers access to thousands of classes for creative and curious folks looking to learn something new. Their selection is expansive, including courses such as “Learn Piano in 30 Days” and “Learn to Play Violin.” While these are not one-on-one classes, they’re free! That’s right, no charge for you to gain a new skill.
Coursera offers courses from the world’s best instructors and accredited universities. With recorded courses, peer-reviewed assignments, video lectures, and community discussion forums, you’ll find the support you need when learning to play a new instrument. Check out courses such as “How to Play Guitar” and “Electronic Music Production” from prestigious institutions like Berklee College of Music.
We hope these options help you find your musical voice. For more tips on getting the most out of the digital age, visit the Olympus on Broadway blog.