This section contains information on learning basic music skills, playing the organ, and accompanying singing with the piano, organ, or guitar.
Learn to play the hymns with step-by-step instructions and audio examples.
Beginning pianists and organists can learn to adapt hymn accompaniments and identify some hymns that are easy to play.
- Keyboard Accompaniment Guidelines
The Manual-only Hymns for Organists provides an “emergency preparedness kit” for beginning organists.
Convert the three-voice hymns from Manual-only Hymns for Organists to preludes or postludes.
A BYU online organ tutorial course can benefit Church members with piano skills who have been called by priesthood leaders to serve as unit organists.
Organ segments from Music Training video
- Organ Fundamentals
- Organ Registration
Find instructions for using existing Church organs.
Information on accompanying songs with the guitar includes a simple chord chart.