Take Online Music Lessons with ArtistWorks

Want to learn to play a new instrument? You can now watch step-by-step video music lessons with experts, thanks to a new eResource called ArtistWorks for Libraries.

Learn fundamental and intermediate skills from Grammy Award-winning music and artistic professionals. ArtistWorks offers video music lessons on many instruments, including:

  • eight styles of guitar (rock, classical, jazz, and more)
  • bass guitar (electric, jazz, and double bass)
  • five string instruments (mandolin, banjo, fiddle, violin, or ukuele)
  • five wind instruments (flute, trumpet, clarinet, French horn, or harmonica)
  • piano
  • drums
  • Scratching lessons with DJ Qbert
  • vocal lessons

Your free Calgary Public Library card provides unlimited access to ArtistWorks’ large library of video music lessons. Whether you’re just starting out or are an advanced musician, there’s a video for you!

This eResource is funded by Sun Life Financial, and partners perfectly with the Sun Life Financial Musical Instrument Lending Library at Memorial Park Library. Use the Library to borrow guitars, ukuleles, banjos, mandolins, violas and violins, keyboards, bongos, and more instruments — all for free.

Log in to RBdigital or use these step-by-step instructions to get started with ArtistWorks for Libraries.

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