Mixed Ages- part 3

Mixed Ages- part 3

Posted on Feb 25, 2019 in Class Routine, Featured, Methods, Planning

It is so exciting to see the many ways that group piano teaching has blossomed over the past 20 years. I’ve mentioned the different styles before, and with today’s post I wish to highlight just one. Read part 1 and part 2 here. The group piano class for mixed ages allows students to build friendships, […]

Mixed Ages – part 2

Mixed Ages – part 2

Posted on Mar 10, 2018 in Class Routine, Featured, Logistics

In part 1 of Mixed Ages I shared my reasons for mixing different ages and piano skills in my weekly group lessons. Now I will share how I have made it work. Group lessons must always have a structure and a plan so that chaos does not take over.  Adding different ages and skills could […]

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 – 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 […]