How to Chart a Song

1 hour with a workbook. Understanding harmony is a fundamental building block in your quest to become a better church pianist. This course will help you start identifying chords in the songs you play. With time, you will be able to identify chords as fast as you play them.


Congregational Accompaniment

4 hours with a workbook. First, discover a 4-step plan to get all pianists playing the basic style. It then goes into advanced strategies, difficult time signatures, how to modify the style to match the song, intros, and much more.



1 hour with a workbook. Designed to help pianists accompany small groups or soloists. It discusses how to move away from melody and play patterns based on harmony. It also covers introductions and endings.


The Nashville Number System

60-minute download course. Learn this powerful system used by professionals for notating modern music. You will learn how to read and write charts but more importantly, how to view modern music in a very simple and useful way. For professional musicians as well as other musicians who have to improvise in church or other venues.



4 hours with a workbook. Make boring triads interesting by adding additional notes, substitute one chord for another, and completely change the harmony of a song. This course is full of useful tools that will change your sound in a dramatic way!



2 hours with a workbook. Five strategies for modulations. Includes a formula that will always work, an easy way to move up a half step, a method to move down a fifth, a strategy that requires no knowledge of theory, and an advanced strategy that professionals use.


Master Series: Arranging with James Koerts

60-minute download course. Composer and arranger James Koerts sits down with Greg Howlett to debunk myths of arranging as he discusses one of his arrangements.


Inspirational Improvisation

6 hours with a workbook. A combination of many concepts taught through all of the courses, covering chord identification, chord substitutions, hooks, and technical treatments. It is not as comprehensive but will give you a great foundation.



3 hours with a workbook. A seven-step approach to arranging from picking a song to polishing. Learn how to shape a song to communicate a powerful message. Contains numerous ideas for fills, hooks, and technical treatments.