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 […]

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 […]

Mixed Ages: Part III

Mixed Ages: Part III

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 I and Part II here. The group piano class for mixed ages allows students to build friendships, […]

What is Musical S.T.E.M.?

What is Musical S.T.E.M.?

Posted on Feb 16, 2019 in Featured, Methods, Piano Camp

In just a few words, Musical S.T.E.M. is a curriculum for playing the piano with science, technology, engineering and math. Have you planned your summer piano camp already? As I mentioned in a previous post  our teaching and learning has become increasingly segregated. We separate the arts from the sciences. In fact, when we combine the two, our teaching and learning becomes […]

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 […]