Founded in August 2000 with $70, Hear and Play Music now helps over 2 million aspiring musicians every year through free online lessons, newsletters, videos, and training programs.
Originally created for piano players, Hear and Play now caters to pianists, organists, guitarists, drummers, vocalists, and woodwind players in a variety of genres: gospel, jazz, salsa, pop, and more.
The product line includes video and audio courses, software tools, online training programs, and intensive home study programs. In addition to paid courses, Hear and Play provides numerous free resources including video lessons, written material, newsletters, blog articles, and an extensive youtube channel featuring hundreds of music video clips.
Instructors include: Jermaine Griggs (founder), Jonathan Powell (Head Director, GMTC), Kevin Nickelson (Organ/GMTC), Jason White, Michael Bereal, James Wrubel, Nena Lockhart, Jeff Goodkind, Kennieth Alexander, Jason Freeman, Stanton Lewis, Marcus Hodge, Javad Day, Jeremy Jeffers, and David Jackson.
Headquartered in Orange County, CA, Hear and Play continues to provide cutting-edge resources specifically for the ear-musician and stays committed to its vision to “Change The Way The World Learns Music.”