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Pianist Levels At My Studio

Pianist Levels At My Studio

Posted on Dec 19, 2019 in Featured, Logistics, Planning

A minor challenge you might encounter when combining your students into a mixed age class is labeling the levels. Different publishers label their levels in their own unique way. In a perfect world each label would represent exactly what we expected it to represent. And here we are – teaching piano in this imperfect world! […]

Teaching Piano in Groups by Christopher Fisher

Teaching Piano in Groups by Christopher Fisher

Posted on Dec 12, 2019 in Featured, Planning, think

It has been an honor to chat with teachers from all over the world about group piano teaching. One of my most favorite things to do is to match them up with the best resources available that I am aware of. One of these timeless resources is Christopher Fisher’s book Teaching Piano in Groups.  It […]

Same Song for All

Same Song for All

Posted on Oct 30, 2019 in Class Routine, Featured, Methods, Planning

What? Really? There is no variety in your studio? What do you mean “they all play the same song”? Aren’t your students bored? What about siblings? Won’t they be upset they are playing the same song? It is one of the best things I have done for my studio. I Simplified my repertoire choices. Why? […]