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STEP 1 SERIES (5 Courses - 60 lessons) - Click to buy the package
14 hours 41 minutes, 400 pages of learning!
AP 100
​A Crash Course in Basics
Beginner Stuff, Melody, Fills​ & MORE!
12 Lessons - Course 1 of Step 1 Series​
3 hours 16 minutes of learning!​

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AP 101
​A Crash Course in Piano
Beginner Stuff, Fast Songs, 7ths & MORE!
12 Lessons - Course 2 of Step 1 Series
3 hours of learning​

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AP 102
​A Crash Course in Chords
Sus, Aug, Dim, 6th​ Chords & MORE!
12 Lessons - Course 3 of Step 1 Series​
3 1/2 hours of learning​

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AP 103
​Advanced Piano Chords
9ths and Advanced 7th Chords​
12 Lessons - Course 4 of Step 1 Series​
2 hours 10 minutes of learning​

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AP 104
​How to Play Fast Songs
Focused on Playing Praise Music
12 Lessons - Course 5 of Step 1 Series
2 hours 45 minutes​

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STEP 2 SERIES (4 Courses - 48 lessons) - Click to buy the package
10 hours 51 minutes of learning​
STEP 3 SERIES (4 Courses - 48 lessons) Click to buy the package
16 hours 18 minutes of learning​
AP 303
​How to Play Gospel &
​Pentecostal Hymns
​Read Sheet Music, Play Hymnals, Make Hymns Sound Good
12 Lessons - Course 3 of Step 3 Series​
3 Hours of Learning!​

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AP 302
​12 Songs with Richard W. Smith
Fat Chords, Advanced Fills & Runs & MORE!
12 Lessons - Course 2 of Step 3 Series
3 hours 10 minutes of learning​​​

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AP 301
​​Next Level Chords
Tritones, Modes, Soloing & MORE!
12 Lessons - Course 1 of Step 3 Series​​
2 hours 20 minutes​ of learning

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AP 101-Bass
​A Crash Course in Bass Guitar
Everything you need to know to play!
12 Lessons - 2 hours 30 minutes of learning
Included with STEP 1 SERIES​

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AP 501
​A Crash Course in Choir Parts
Learn the three parts and how to teach them to a choir/chorale
12 Lessons - Included in STEP 1, 2 and 3 Series​
2 hours 48 minutes of learning​

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AP 401: Ear Training Series 1
​Chords

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​​​AP 101-Guitar
​A Crash Course in Guitar
Beginner to Advanced Gospel Guitar Lessons​
12 Lessons - Included in STEP 1 Series​

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Contact Us

Apostolic Praise School
​of Music
61 White Street
Hoschton, GA 30548
650-877-2473
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About Richard

Richard W. Smith has been playing for so long that he has forgotten how young he was when he started but it was around six years old! He possesses a love for and ability to play a wide variety of musical styles including black gospel, jazz, blues, contemporary gospel, southern gospel, classical, and Latin style.

​​He has been teaching piano lessons for many years to people of all ages. This is why you will find our courses easy and simple to understand, learn, and follow.


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AP 100
​A Piano Party in Sightreading
(Recommended Ages 3-7)
12 Lessons
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This course teaches how jazz chords and chording works and how we apply jazz chords and concepts to Gospel and Pentecostal music.​​
This course teaches how jazz voicings (totally different from chords!) work and how we use them to re harmonize, accent, hear and play the melody (and of course how they apply to Gospel and Pentecostal music).
This course teaches jazz improvisation (soloing, fills and runs using scales, modes, chromatic and diatonic concepts as well as other jazz techniques) and how we use it "tastefully" in Gospel and Pentecostal music.
AP 402: Ear Training Series 2
​Movements

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AP 100
​A Crash Course in Organ
12 Lessons
Learn how to play the organ!
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AP 201
The Secrets to 11th and the Three Types of 13th Chords
11th & 13th Chords​ & MORE!
12 Lessons - Course 1 of Step 2 Series
2 hours 8 minutes of learning​​

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AP 202
​Playing In Other Keys
All 12 Keys and Minor Keys & MORE!
12 Lessons - Course 2 of Step 2 Series​
1 hour 18 minutes of learning​
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AP 203
​Master Playing Songs By Ear
Want to be able to listen to a Song and Play It?  Take this course!
12 Lessons - Course 3 of Step 2 Series
2 hour​s 5 minutes of learning​

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AP 204
​The Secrets to Playing Gospel
​& Pentecostal Music
Every chord and movement you need to know & HOW TO PLAY THEM IN EVERY KEY!
12 Lessons - Course 4 of Step 2 Series
5 hours 20 minutes of learning​​

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AP 304
The Secrets to Fast Songs, Gospel Blues Style, Shouting Music, Preacher Chords
​(5 hours of learning)
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Basic Apostolic Praise Membership

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$6.25 / Week (Beginner to Intermediate)

$25 / Month (Beginner to Intermediate)

$175 / Year (Beginner to Intermediate)

$6.25 / Week (Intermediate to Advanced)

$25 / Month (Intermediate to Advanced)

$175 / Year (Intermediate to Advanced)


• 1 Designated User / Family

• Use it for your spouse and your children – FREE!

• Hundreds of Instruction Videos, PDF Study Guides, Goals, Homework Quizzes, Practice Training Tracks

• Fills and Runs Central (Database of videos teaching tons of fills)

• AP Song Download Center (50 Extra Chord Charts for Practice)

• Access to Live Instructor (Call, Text, Email, Facebook Messenger)

• Email Newsletter

• Beginner to Intermediate Includes all Courses except AP 204, AP 300 Series and AP 700 Series.
• Intermediate to Advanced includes all courses except 100 Series.

• Cancel at any time
Complete Apostolic Praise Membership

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$12.50 / Week

$49.95 / Month

$349 / Year

$897 / Lifetime Membership

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• 6 Designated Users/Families

• Use it for your spouse and your children – FREE!

• Hundreds of Instruction Videos, PDF Study Guides, Goals, Homework Quizzes, Practice Training Tracks

• Fills and Runs Central (Database of videos teaching tons of fills)

• Apostolic Praise Database (About 500 Extra Chord Charts and 60+ Choir Parts for Practice)

• Access to Live Instructor (Call, Text, Email, Facebook Messenger)

• Email Newsletter

• Complete Access to all Lessons and Courses

• Cancel at any time
Complete Apostolic Praise Membership (1 User)

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$8.75 / Week

$35.00 / Month

$249 / Year

$697 / Lifetime Membership

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• 1 Designated User/Family

• Use it for your spouse and your children – FREE!

• Hundreds of Instruction Videos, PDF Study Guides, Goals, Homework Quizzes, Practice Training Tracks

• Fills and Runs Central (Database of videos teaching tons of fills)

• Apostolic Praise Database (About 500 Extra Chord Charts and 60+ Choir Parts for Practice)

• Access to Live Instructor (Call, Text, Email, Facebook Messenger)

• Email Newsletter

• Complete Access to all Lessons and Courses

• Cancel at any time