A 20-lesson course to teach you how to read music, play chords, and master technique.
No keyboard required. Start playing right away with 3 easy songs, and learn the names of the keys.
Play your first notes on the staff, explore the most popular chord in pop music, and master crossing-the-thumb.
Play your first left-hand notes on the staff, expand your harmony into the minor chord, and finish off with a 10-finger coordination challenge.
Unlock the notation of rhythm, and play the chord of blues and jazz, before challenging your fingers with a two-octave scale!
Take your rhythm to the next level with syncopations and meter, play your first Suspended chord, and stretch those fingers to new levels with arpeggios.
Slide into the black keys of the piano with accidentals and key signatures, while learning 3 new scales in other keys!
Connect all your harmony lessons together, and learn how to play chords like a pro. Complete the Academy with 3 finger-twisting new scales.
Anyone Can Play Piano
Learn at your own pace, anywhere, anytime.
"If you’ve ever wanted to learn to play the piano, Pianu can help. All you need is a web browser, and an internet connection."
What will I learn from Pianu Academy?
Using guided play-alongs, 20 interactive lessons, you'll learn how to read sheet-music, and chord charts. You'll also learn the fundamentals of playing, with guided technique lessons to start training your hands right away.
Do I need a musical keyboard to use Pianu Academy?
A musical keyboard is recommended but not required. Pianu turns any web-connected device into a Piano, so you can start learning using your touchscreen, or computer keyboard. If you're interested in purchasing a musical keyboard, check out our recommendations!
How is Pianu Academy different from other ways to learn piano?
Pianu Academy is the only web-based educational course that is fully interactive. You'll start playing songs right away, getting your fingers moving through scales. The best part: you can access Pianu on any device connected to the internet - learning whenever and wherever you are.
How long will it take me to complete Pianu Academy?
Pianu is designed to let you learn at your own pace and skill level - each lesson is packed with content, including supplemental practice songs in the Song Library.