Discover the joy of playing your favorite songs and creating your own music using free resources available anywhere! Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced player, there are many high-quality free resources for you to learn not only how to play a musical instrument but learn the fundamental music theory that is the building blocks behind our favorite songs. So, dust off your instrument, open your computer and discover the joy of playing music.
Learning to Play Guitar: Chords, Scales, and Solos
These 24 engaging lessons offer a fun and customizable learning system, refined by Dr. McAllister over decades, which will teach you to play the guitar in a surprisingly short time.
Sheet music is vital to anyone looking to not only play their instrument, but to work on their music theory and sight-reading abilities. Free sheet music is available for players of all playing difficulties. Here are some of the most popular websites offering sheet music for piano/keyboard players.
Do you have another instrument you wish to learn how to play? Free online lessons are available for many instruments, including traditional orchestra instruments. Here is a collection of resources for what is available online.
Any student interested in learning to play an instrument must learn the underlying theory behind music in addition to learning how to play. Learn the science behind music with these interactive courses, even if you don’t play an instrument!
If you are a melophile (person who likes music) and would like to enjoy learning more about the history and world of music, here are some great places to get started. No instrument required!