4 Exciting Reasons Piano Teachers Will Love Fridays in February

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There are many reasons to love Fridays, and we’re about to give you 4 more! Every Friday in February we are going to be giving away (to everyone!) exciting supplementary repertoire for piano students. … Continue Reading →

Teaching Piano To Adult Students With a Good Dose of “Wow!”

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Before I taught my first adult piano lesson I thought I might pass out. I was so nervous. She was old enough to be my mom.  I was young enough to think that it mattered.   What if she didn't like w … Continue Reading →

How to Teach Piano to Breeze Ahead Brittany

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Have you taught a student like this before?:  Breeze Ahead Brittany sails through the first 25 pages of her primer level book.  She begs for more songs each week... "I can do five!  Puhleeeze can I do … Continue Reading →

How Popcorn Can Improve Your Piano Students’ Sight Reading

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Kindergarten and Grade 1 children spend a lot of time learning what are called "sight words"; words that they can look at and recognize immediately without having to employ any sort of reading … Continue Reading →

A Crazy Critter Composing Printable to Inspire your Piano Kids

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Finding inspiration can be a challenging task for a composer. Many draw on painful life experiences, challenging childhoods or failed relationships to inspire their next big hit. But that sounds dark … Continue Reading →

37 Things This Piano Teacher Will Never Do Again

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It's time to learn from my mistakes!  And believe me... I've made many.  In the almost 15 years I've spent running a very large music studio I've had my share of time to both triumph... and not.  So, i … Continue Reading →

How New Teachers Can Grow Their Piano Studios… Fast

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When restaurateurs open up a new food joint in town, what’s the first thing they do? Give away food! People will stand in line for the better part of a day to sink their teeth into a free hamburger, s … Continue Reading →

Why You Won’t Hear This Piano Teacher Complain… Even on Blue Monday.

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If you're not feeling quite yourself today you aren't alone.  Because today is the the most depressing day of the year (actually, there's some disagreement about the actual date but that's another … Continue Reading →