Is Musical S.T.E.M. For You?

Is Musical S.T.E.M. For You?

Posted on Mar 11, 2019 in Featured, Methods, Piano Camp

If you are searching for a piano camp that will be totally different than anything else you have planned before, you have come to the right place. Musical S.T.E.M. is a curriculum for playing the piano in combination with science, technology, engineering and math. Maybe you are on the fence about experimenting with a new […]

Musical S.T.E.M. – The Beginning

Musical S.T.E.M. – The Beginning

Posted on Mar 5, 2019 in Featured, Piano Camp, Planning

I wish there was a fun and exciting story to tell about the birth of Musical S.T.E.M. A story about me growing up with a scientist father that was also a genius at the piano. Or that I was never allowed to play the piano until I finished my science homework. The truth is… I […]

Piano Pronto in a Group Setting

Piano Pronto in a Group Setting

Posted on Feb 27, 2019 in Featured, Methods, Planning

I struggled for so many years trying to find a piano method that would be flexible to my studio needs. Dreaming of creating my own piano method was always in the back of my mind. Twenty-five years ago? That was next to impossible if you were not backed by a publishing house or had someone […]

Piano Camp Models

Piano Camp Models

Posted on Feb 26, 2019 in Featured, Piano Camp, Planning

Are you wondering how long your piano camp should be? Day Camp? Three, four or five days a week? How many hours per day? Overnight Camp? Will it include lunch or just snacks? Three models that I have used over the years. Keep in mind that these plans have taken place in a small piano […]

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, […]