Alive Inside: A Documentary Of The Effects Of Music

We’ve recently had the honor of watching the 2014 Sundance Film Festival Audience Award winner, “Alive Inside.” This is a very touching documentary that captures the deeply rooted connection that people have to music, and how music can be (and has been) used to “jump start” people who have suffered from illnesses, like dementia, back to life.

We strongly recommend watching this film. Here’s a look at the film’s trailer:

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MTNA Conference Recap

Last weekend we attended the MTNA (Music Teachers National Association) Conference in Las Vegas.  Now, when it comes to conferences, we’ve gone to our fair share of consumer and electronic events, such as the NAMM Show and the SAE IMSTA Festa.  This conference, however, was our first one that focused specifically on music teachers.  Being that this was a new crowd, we were eager to show those in attendance what we had to offer.

The first day at the conference, Chris Vance (CEO)…

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MTNA Conference In Las Vegas


This weekend, we’re headed to Las Vegas to attend the MTNA (Music Teachers National Association) Conference, held at the Rio hotel.  This is a great event that brings music teachers, students, and industry experts together from around the world! We’re looking forward to taking part in this conference as we’ll be hosting a booth (similar to that of the NAMM Show) to interact individually with those who stop by, as well as presenting Playground Sessions for an hour to a larger audience.

As we continue…

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Playground Sessions Giveaway!

Happy Birthday Song

Today we want to wish Quincy Jones a very happy birthday!  And in honor of his birthday, his legacy, and the inspiration that his music has given so many of us over the years, we are giving away a Lifetime of FREE piano lessons and a FREE Yamaha keyboard to an aspiring piano player! This will mark our 1st annual “Playground Sessions Giveaway”.  Here’s how to win:

KSL Browser 5.0 Interview

Yesterday, I was in Salt Lake City to be a guest on KSL’s “Browser 5.0”, a popular news segment in Utah. Seeing how this was my first live interview about Playground Sesssions (or about anything at all), I was very excited for the opportunity!

Watiting at KSL

After arriving at the news station in downtown Salt Lake City and signing in with the receptionist, Sean (our head of technology) and I sat in the waiting room while watching the live coverage of the news. Before…

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Michael Jackson Piano Cover Favorites

It goes without saying that Michael Jackson has been a very inspirational figure in the world of music! His songs have touched so many lives, and his moves have influenced dancers for generations. Today we’re sharing five of our favorite Michael Jackson piano covers. Check them out!

This arrangement of Smooth Criminal is very high energy and captures the spirit of the song. Definitely a great arrangement!

Bence Peter@bencepeter
A very talented arranger that we just recently became aware of, Bence takes a very…

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Keyboard Bundle Discount

Who says you have to wait until Black Friday to get all of the great deals?! Now through November 16th, use code BUNDLE_NSAVE to take 10% off all of our keyboard bundles! Apply this code to our already discounted annual membership bundles to save even more! Check it out:

Get this Yamaha P-35 keyboard with an annual subscription and save an additional $59.99!

Yamha 88 Key


Get this Yamaha YPG-235 keyboard with an annual subscription and save an additional $39.99!

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Playground Sessions Affiliate Program

After many hours of development, we are proud to announce that today we have officially launched The Playground Sessions Affiliate Program! This program will allow anyone to earn money by sharing their love of Playground Sessions.

An affiliate program is an arrangement in which a company pays an individual (affiliate) to send buying customers to its website. The affiliate typically accomplishes this by simply sharing links to the company’s website through blogs, social media, videos, or anywhere else the affiliate decides. When a customer clicks on an affiliate’s link and then…

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Keyboard Bundle Sale!


Playground Sessions takes pride in providing a fun and affordable way for people to learn how to play the piano, and this week we’re making learning even more affordable!

Get your hands on our new 49-key M-Audio keyboard with an annual membership for only $170 – a $144 savings! This keyboard provides a perfect way to play our arrangements while taking up less space (for all of our “less is more” users).

Or enjoy learning how to play the piano with any of our other…

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