No Practice Required

No Practice Required

Posted on May 2, 2019 in Featured, Piano Camp, Planning

This post includes the original post at www.missdorla.com Week by week. Year after year. Students arrive at their piano lesson without practicing their assigned pieces. Week by week. Year after year. Piano teachers try to find ways to entice students to practice. Piano students are “let go” from piano studios because they do not practice. […]

Total Fiasco?

Total Fiasco?

Posted on Apr 24, 2019 in Featured, Logistics, Piano Camp, Planning, think

Last year I had “the best idea ever” as I planned for summer piano classes. I had heard a great motivating podcast, I contacted the right people, I bought all the equipment, I created a buzz, I thought I did all the right things. I just failed to ask the parents and students what they […]

Musical S.T.E.M. FAQ

Musical S.T.E.M. FAQ

Posted on Mar 21, 2019 in Featured, Methods, Piano Camp

Musical S.T.E.M. is now available! Are you wondering if it’s for your students? Do you have questions about it? Anytime a new piano curriculum appears we wonder if we should spend our hard earned money on “trying it out”. In order to help you get to know this resource a little better, I created a […]

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 […]