Piano & Synth Technique

Learn how to play piano, synth keyboards, and create music like a pro

Go beyond typical keyboard lessons!

Playing music is one of the greatest feelings and accomplishments in the world! In this class, you’ll learn the step-by-step process for improving your piano technique, musical vocabulary, and how to use synths to create a new world of exploration for your music. This class is designed to give you new sets of ready-to-use piano and sound design skills so that you can take your playing to the next level!

Play with Confidence

Become an Expert-level keyboardist when you learn how to confidently play more Fluid and Expressive.

Have Fun Practicing

Make practice sessions Fun and Easy with the coursebook, music notation, MIDI files, and practice guides that follow each lesson.

Learn New Skills

Transform your playing by combining technique, vocabulary, and Jordan’s secret formulas to expand your creative potential.

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Intended for all players

This course is designed to improve the skills of beginner, intermediate, or advanced students.

24+ exclusive video lessons

Learn fast and have fun with step-by-step lessons and progressive course.

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Course Teaser

Learn this Progression

Learn this Pitch Bend

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Introduction to the Course


Download all the training sheets

Jordan’s Musical Inspirations (3:13)

Section 1: Foundational Skills

Warming Up (3:14)

Left Hand Exercises (8:43)

Right Hand Exercises (11:53)

Scale Exercises (10:19)

Chord Inversions (6:05)

Warming Up (3:14)

Section 2: Coordination & Hand Independence

Jordan Style Hand independency (5:07)

Rhythmic Displacement (5:38)

Mastering Hand Independence (12:11)

Section 3: Dexterity & Finger Control

Playing Fast & Clean (25:16)

Mastering Scales (15:42)

Arpeggios (7:48)

Section 4: Rock Style Keyboard

Rock Keyboard (17:32)

Rock Style Chords (5:11)

Rock Style Rhythms (4:51)

Section 5: Synth Technique

Foundational Function of Synths (8:30)

Pitch Bending Techniques (10:46)

Improving Your Knowledge of Sounds (3:46)

Section 6: Live Performance Prep

Jordan’s Live Show Prep (2:54)

Jordan’s Keyboard Stup (9:34)

Dream Theater’s Songwriting Process (2:18)

“The Dance of Enternity” Performance Breakdown (8:50)

Dealing with Nerves (1:26)

Section 7: Bonus Performance

GeoShred (14:03)

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Jordan Rudess

Voted “Best Keyboardist of All Time” by Music Radar Magazine, Jordan Rudess is best known as the keyboardist/multi-instrumentalist extraordinaire for platinum-selling Grammy-nominated prog rock band, Dream Theater. Jordan is a globally acclaimed master of both piano proficiency and electronic sound design. 

NEW BONUS: Piano & Synth Technique Coursebook!

Learn better, easier, and faster by using our chapter summaries, practice guides, music notation, and MIDI files with our Piano & Synth Technique COURSEBOOK. It’s the perfect companion to the Piano & Synth Technique course, and you get it for FREE when you register today.

Top 5 Reasons why you’ll love this course:

Get unstuck in your playing

Learn how to play some awesome chord progressions & synth riffs

Extensively expand your playing skills with hours of step-by-step tutorials

Be creative with your music, learn how to compose and express yourself

Play more confidently in front of friends and family

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