5 Things I Love About Mixed Age Group Piano

5 Things I Love About Mixed Age Group Piano

Posted on Jan 28, 2019 in 10 things, Featured

Way back in 2015 I wrote a post titled 10 Things I Love About Group Piano  and as I read the list I found that there is nothing I would change. However, during the last two years I have been focusing on Mixed Age group classes. It has certainly been a challenge for me but […]

Are You Afraid to Begin?

Are You Afraid to Begin?

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 in Featured, Logistics, think

Any new endeavor is accompanied by at least a little fear. Maybe you interpret that feeling as doubt, caution or plain old scared! No matter the label, it can cause you to stop you in your tracks and continue to teach in a private piano setting. Because you’re afraid. I get it. In 1988 I […]

My Top Three

My Top Three

Posted on Jan 16, 2019 in Featured, Methods

This post focuses on methods written exclusively for group piano. “Way Cool” Keyboarding! 4 Kids Full of cool original compositions with tracks that work on todays’ excellent keyboards right from your USB. Created with the goal of having students play right away, by rote with beautiful floating hands. From the beginning students will keep a […]

What is Unique About Your Studio?

What is Unique About Your Studio?

Posted on Jan 15, 2019 in Planning

Maybe you teach mostly adults. Or maybe your expertise is teaching private piano to teenagers. Are you a stickler for only teaching classical music? Do your students learn to play by ear first? Piano lab is required for all your pianists? Composition? Even though I did no plan it this way, my studio caters mostly […]

What Type Of Group Piano Lessons Do You Offer?

What Type Of Group Piano Lessons Do You Offer?

Posted on Jan 14, 2019 in Planning

Group-Only? Partner? Overlapping? Weekly? Alternating? Performance Mixed Ages? Other? At my studio students enroll for group only or private only. I have not been adamant about everyone enrolling in group. I might be scared. I did it in 1988 and I lost half of my students. Boom! I knew it was the right thing to […]