How To Teach Piano Students To Overcome Performance Anxiety

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How many times in your piano teaching career have you sent a perfectly prepared piano student on stage only to see her completely crumble under the pressure?  Have you wondered if there is more you … Continue Reading →

From Pinterest to Piano Teaching Awesomeness in 5 Simple Steps

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I could easily spend an entire day happily sifting through Pinterest… okay I could probably happily spend a week! But when you're a piano teacher time is precious, and you may think that Pinterest is … Continue Reading →

How I Will Improve My Piano Teaching Next Year

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The summer sun has arrived... and that means it's camping time. Well, actually, that means it's time to drag out the tent and see if it has provided shelter for mold this winter. I'm not going to … Continue Reading →

How To Teach Your Piano Kids To Play With a Beautiful Tone

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Wow... we piano teachers have a lot on our plate.  We teach hand position, correct fingering, note reading, rhythmic accuracy, correct posture, phrasing, articulation… I could go on and on and on.  B … Continue Reading →

16 Amazing Summer Piano Projects … That Will Take YOU Less Than 5 Minutes to Plan

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One of the key factors in ensuring the success of your piano studio is in having invested piano students.  And the best way to have invested piano students is to have involved piano parents.  So when t … Continue Reading →

Head To The Beach With This Piano Teaching Game!

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Is it feeling like summer where you live?  It certainly is here!  And so today we're sharing a beach-themed piano teaching game to keep your kiddos motivated and excited about their lessons through the … Continue Reading →

The Boring-To-Brilliant Cheat Sheet – How To Pump Up The Excitement In Any Piano Piece

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Let’s face it… some music is boring. Now what I find boring may be completely different from what you find boring… but the point is, everyone finds some music boring.And it’s no different for your youn … Continue Reading →

Why My Next Piano Recital May Include Hot Dogs, Foam Fingers and “The Wave”

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Our daughter Lexi plays Field Hockey.  It's her first year, but she's really taken with the game. And, at the risk of sounding like one of those parents… she's really, really good. We stand behind tha … Continue Reading →