Mixed Ages – part 1

Mixed Ages – part 1

Posted on Feb 18, 2018 in Class Routine, Classroom management, Featured

Yes. You read correctly. Group Piano lessons that include students of varying skills and ages. I’ve been experimenting with mixing different ages and skills in the same group class. It has been hard work figuring it out, but worth it! WHY? The population that I serve is busy, busy, busy. Plus, parents want their children […]

Piano Camp Lesson Plan

Piano Camp Lesson Plan

Posted on Apr 15, 2017 in Class Routine, Logistics, Piano Camp

Here is a sample of a summer piano camp lesson plan that you can use as “spine” for your planning. It is the same format that I suggested in my  Group Piano Summer Piano in 30 Days post.  However here you will find a little more detail for each section.  This is just to get you […]

Piano Camp – How Much Should I Charge?

Piano Camp – How Much Should I Charge?

Posted on Apr 14, 2017 in Logistics, Piano Camp

This question has come up a lot since I posted the 30 day plan for a summer piano camp. As I write this I understand that everyone’s situation will have different variations, however my intention is just to share a basic format for you to follow and apply to your own situation. One of the most […]

Piano Camp – 30 Day Plan!

Piano Camp – 30 Day Plan!

Posted on Mar 30, 2017 in Class Routine, Featured, Piano Camp

It’s time to plan for summer! Doesn’t it seem like summer always gets here too soon? If it is January and I have not made a plan by the end of the month, I know stressful times are on the way. About ten years ago I decided that I wanted to maintain my piano students […]

Piano Adventures Primer Level – group lesson

Piano Adventures Primer Level – group lesson

Posted on Dec 19, 2016 in Class Routine, Methods

As I mentioned in my previous post the Piano Adventure series of method books have been a time saver for me! Another great resource the Fabers have published is the primer level Teacher Guide which comes with a video and lesson plan for each piece in the Primer level Lesson book.  So, adapting it for group […]