Piano, Guitar and Violin Lessons

These online music lessons are for beginners. They feature helpful videos for every lesson. (36) You can download and print over 180 pages of music in 3 books.

Best of all, the music for piano, guitar and violin match! Parents can learn and play along with their children. Home school families can play together. You can form your own band and even learn to write your own songs.

With a family subscription, you get unlimited access to all 3 instruments, plus all the pre-school music videos too.

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David has a Master’s Degree in Violin Performance from Rice University. He played in a symphony full time for 7 years. He accompanies 2 choirs and plays piano for 4 services every weekend at his church. He used his new music method he shares him to teach himself guitar, making a childhood dream finally come true. (Celtic Finger Pickers Rock!)

These lessons feature a simple structure that is easy to follow. It stays the same for every lesson. For students who are self starters, it is ideal. They can work ahead very quickly.  The learning curve is kept modest so they have many, many successes along the way.

Need More Information?

If you’re a parent with a child that wants to play music, but you’re not sure whether private lessons, or a group class in school or online lessons like these are the best thing for them, we’ll send you a free guide to music lessons. This guide by David Paul is based on more than 30 years of experience teaching private music lessons.

In this free 10 page guide, you will learn

• When is it too soon to start lessons?
• What is the hardest part of learning to play music?
• What instrument should my child play?
• What kind of lessons are best?
• Should I let my child quit?

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Music With David Paul: It’s Like Having All the Right Answers

All The time!

With the song videos, you have  All the Right Answers, all the time.

Below is a fiddle tune from Book 2. All the songs are this way.  And you can download and print the music if you want. The videos play the tunes slow for practice, then faster to challenge you. You can learn this one on any of the 8 instruments:  Violin, Piano, Flute, Guitar, Recorder, Whistle, Viola or Cello. There are over 1200 videos here to help you learn the songs.

Check it out! Click on the video!

What is the Hardest thing about learning Music?

Most music students find that reading music is the hardest part in the beginning. When you’re trying to read and play, the music gets all chopped up.  Lots of stops and starts. This struggle can go on for 2 or 3 years before you can actually put musical feeling into it.  Some people say, if there’s no feeling, it’s not music!  And you’re going to have to try hard for a couple years to get to the fun part?  It’s no wonder so many music students get frustrated and quit!

These lessons fix that, big time! They get you to the feeling in the music from the very first lesson.  How? By letting you make up music off the page and play by ear. You get to Jam.  To make sure you’re getting everything you really need to succeed, you learn to read notes too. The lessons have a rhythm and pacing. They show you how to learn.  They don’t just give you a fish sandwich.  They give you a pole, a line, a hook, some bait and lots of help, so you can fish for yourself!  Then, it’s a skill that lasts a lifetime!

Check it out! Click on the video!

• Find the notes in a finger chart
• Play them in time. That’s a BIG deal!
• Do the Echo Game making musical words
• Make up your own music in the Jam
• Play a song. Be awesome!!
• Do the Tune Up! Learn more songs with the same notes!!

Who is David Paul?

David Paul Violin PicAfter nearly 30 years teaching violin and piano in his private studio, teaching classroom music to Pre-K, Elementary and Jr. High, and leading an orchestra at a top 10 High School for the Performing Arts, David Paul has brought a simple sequence of steps to learn music that works on all instruments. He played violin full time in a symphony for 7 years. His mentor was the concertmaster of the Chicago Symphony.  He practiced 4-6 hours a day for years to get that full time orchestra job.  He can play all 8 instruments on www.MusicWithDavidPaul.com  Currently, David has a private studio, teaches pre-k classes, teaches Tai Chi Gung and performs concerts of his own music. He also plays piano for 4 services a week at his church. He’s lovin’ the guitar these days too, especially Celtic tunes. Awesome!!

How Much Do Private Music Lessons Cost?

Private music lessons are typically between $20 to $35 per 30 minute lesson.  $80 to $140 a month per child is quite common.  With a single subscription to www.MusicWithDavidPaul.com you save more than 60% a month.  Your savings for a whole family will be hundreds of dollars a month. You can choose from 8 different instruments, plus get the Pre-K lessons FREE. And, with the online lessons, you do not hassle traffic, or lose all that time getting to and from the music teacher’s studio every week.

Learning How to Learn

As strange as it sounds, beginning music students really don’t know how to practice very well.  That’s not their fault.  They’re just starting out.  But almost every music teacher focuses on the mechanics, the note reading, and learning songs. There’s lots to do.  Most don’t have time to show students how to practice at home between lessons.  They hope they will, but they don’t show them how.

Music With David Paul lessons show students how to practice by putting all the right answers in front of them in a simple, step by step approach to playing.  These steps become a powerful tool they can use your whole life.

Start At the Beginning

What notes do I need?  

At the beginning of every lesson, you see a fingering chart. It tells you exactly the notes you need and where to find them. A younger child may need a little help getting to the notes for a lesson or two.  They’ll be so excited that mom or dad spends time with them.  Quality time together will always be at the top of a child’s wish list.  🙂

Don’t forget!! Theo and Kahn show up with little 2 minute help videos along the way.  Sure beats having an adult “explaining” stuff all the time.  It’s like you’re figuring it out all by yourself!
Guitar Lesson One Notes

What Do The notes Sound Like?

Scales are the back bone of all music.  We do them in little bits, and make them a habit.  Some teachers wait a couple years to introduce them. Big mistake! … not a ton, just a little bit. 30 seconds or so, that’s all. They’re challenging at times, but scales get to the point, really fast. You play them here in a nice slow speed, two beats long, then exactly twice as fast.  Master that, and you can play fast some day. Period!  That’s what the Julliard professor figured out. Slow, then twice as fast. You get the very best help, from the very beginning. You can do it!!

Speak to Me!

We put those scale notes into simple music words.  Listen, then repeat. Listen to a new word, repeat it back.  It’s called the Echo Game. It builds playing by ear and note reading side by side. Small bits. Easy to remember.

 I’m not feelin’ you

You can count on a gazillion hands the number of music students who play, but never get to feel a single note of real music.  It may be the single biggest reason why students quit.  What they are asked to do doesn’t sound like music, and it doesn’t feel like music either.  It’s painful to play and painful to listen to. Note reading takes awhile, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be able to feel the music.  So each lesson takes the notes of the echo game and has a student just make it up.  They “Jam” with a piano part. There are no right or wrong notes either.  You just play!

I Want to Play Songs!

For some children, taking music lessons is all about playing songs.  There are 45 songs in Book 1. These songs start out short. There are a bunch of them. The more songs you learn, the better you can read.  In Book 2 there are 25. But it’s like having double because the songs come with duet and harmony parts.  You get to learn how to play together in a band, even form a band of your own if you like. Songs on Music With David Paul range from well known children’s tunes that everybody learns growing up, to popular folk songs, to 12 bar blues, to gospel tunes, multi cultural songs from around the world and classical pieces as well. Book 3 and Book 4 are in the works! Even more songs for the same low price.

 How Much Does it Cost?

You have three choices.  You can enroll on one instrument.  If everyone in your household wants to play piano, they can do that on one account for one price:
One Instrument for $29.95/mo.
If members of your household want to learn two different instruments, you save $10/mo.  Enter the coupon code: PLAY2 at checkout for your discount:
Two Instruments for $49.90/mo.
You can get unlimited access to all 8 instruments for the whole family for just a little bit more:
Access to All 8 Instruments for $69.95/mo.

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When you enroll for Unlimited Access to All 8 Instruments, you can get $15 off your first month.

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Over 150 Song and Help Videos

in Book 1 and Book 2

Over 75 pages of Music 

to Download and Print

25 FREE Pre-K Videos





Over 300 Song and Help Videos

in Book 1 and Book 2 

Over 150 pages of Music 

to Download and Print

25 FREE Pre-K Videos




Over 1200 Song and Help Videos in Book 1 and Book 2

Over 600 pages of Music 

to Download and Print

25 FREE Pre-K Videos