10 Things You Need To Know About TEDDtales

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A little over a week ago, Andrea and I launched our newest resource, TEDDtales, to pre-release members, and today marks the official world-wide launch! If you’ve heard the chatter and want to learn m … Continue Reading →

You Simply Must Read this Picture Book on the First Day of Piano Lessons

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Yesterday I stumbled across a children’s picture book called Mole Music. Lexi (my oldest daughter) and I immediately fell in love with it! So much so, that as soon as I got home from the bookstore, I … Continue Reading →

How Thrift Store Junk Can Motivate Your Piano Students

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In July of 2009 an experiment was conducted that did not have anything to do with piano teaching. But, as it turned out, the results have EVERYTHING to do with piano teaching. The Significant … Continue Reading →

How To Grow Your Studio With Your Personal Facebook Page

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If you’re like many piano teachers, your personal Facebook page and your studio Facebook page are two very separate entities; studio news never shows up on your personal page, and personal news never s … Continue Reading →

The Method Book Dilemma Faced By Us All – Yearly Piano Planning Part 2

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If you’ve read through and executed Part 1 of our Yearly Planning Series you now have your very own piano teaching framework. The rest of this post assumes you've chosen "Option Two" to build your sc … Continue Reading →

By The End Of This Post You’ll Be Teaching Improv To Piano Students As Young As Five

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Let's face it... beginning piano music can be... boring! The simplicity of these pieces means getting your new students “jazzed” about method book music is not always an easy task. And this is why I l … Continue Reading →

3 Ways to Practice Away From The Piano: Part 2

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Last week, I shared the first of three strategies to kick off our "Practicing Away From the Piano" Blogging Series. If you missed that first post (and the free printable too!) check it out he … Continue Reading →

Have You Been Waiting Too Long For A Fun And Fresh Approach To Technical Exercises?

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Just a quick reminder that today is the last day to sign up (at the bottom of this page) for the Pre-Release List and get 25% off our newest resource, TEDDtales: Technical Exercises, Dramatically … Continue Reading →