What About the “Slow” Student?

What About the “Slow” Student?

Posted on Mar 12, 2015 in Classroom management, Logistics

Many teachers interested in teaching piano to a group of students worry about all students progressing at the same tempo. Do elementary classroom teachers worry about this? Are ballet teachers concerned about their dancers progressing at the same rate? Have you noticed how some parents talk about group piano lessons as having nothing in common […]

Group Piano Lessons Online

Group Piano Lessons Online

Posted on Mar 5, 2015 in Logistics

When there is any type of frozen precipitation  in Texas  – schools are closed.  This translates to Dorla’s Piano Studio being closed. Even though it is easy for me to get to the studio ( it’s right next door), my studio policy states  that when school closes due to inclement weather, the studio will also be […]

May I Ask You A Question?

May I Ask You A Question?

Posted on Dec 31, 2014 in Logistics, Methods, Technique

Recently I received a lovely email from a teacher in a nearby city who is wanting to begin to offer group lessons.  I thought it would be a good idea to share her questions and my answers – I’m sure there is someone else out there who is wondering the same thing! 1. When have you […]