The music.ChurchofJesusChrist.org website provides free courses to learn basic music skills, play the organ, and accompany singing with the piano, organ, or guitar.
Basic Music Skills
- Keyboard Course (Book and Audio). Learn to play the hymns with step-by-step instructions and audio examples.
- Keyboard Accompaniment Guidelines. Beginning pianists and organists can learn to adapt hymn accompaniments and identify some hymns that are easy to play.
Playing the Organ
- Manual-only Hymns for Organists. Provides an “emergency preparedness kit” for beginning organists.
- Transformations. Convert the three-voice hymns from Manual-only Hymns for Organists to preludes or postludes.
- The New LDS Organist. A BYU online organ tutorial course can help people with piano skills who have been called to serve as ward or stake organists.
- Owner’s Manuals for Church Organs. Find instructions for using existing Church organs.