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 – 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 […]

My First Piano Adventure – in a group setting

My First Piano Adventure – in a group setting

Posted on Dec 7, 2016 in Class Routine, Methods

My First Piano Adventure for the Young Beginner by Nancy and Randall Faber and published by Hal Leonard is one of those piano methods that I love to hate and hate to love. Strong words. In the world of “purist” piano teachers it may come across as an atrocity to the world of piano pedagogy. […]

Scheduling

Scheduling

Posted on Sep 12, 2015 in Class Routine, Featured

Preparing for a new semester never gets old! It can cause a little stress and I can get frustrated trying to work with everyone’s schedule, but there are several things that helped make it easier this year. Online Scheduling – there are many services that allow the families to check your studio calendar via the internet and choose […]