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 →

How To Get Bigger Bows, Louder Voices, and Speed Control At Your Next Piano Recital

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Let’s face it; piano recitals can be threatening. Very few six, seven, or eight year olds feel perfectly comfortable on stage in front of a crowd. So nobody’s surprised, that when their name is called … Continue Reading →

A Runner’s Guide To The Perfect Piano Performance

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These days when I head out for my daily run, I'm usually plodding off into the dark after tucking our girls into their very warm and very snuggly beds. These runs once earned a higher place in my … Continue Reading →

The Piano Teacher’s Guide to The Stage Fright Monster

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Sometimes, no matter how well prepared your student may be, the Stage Fright Monster takes hold. You're mid-recital and you glance over to your next performer only to see her frozen in fear, with her … Continue Reading →

How To Keep Your Recital Great ‘Til The Last Drop

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The start of your piano recital is minutes away. The seats are filled and now it’s standing room only. You’re starting to sweat while kicking yourself for not booking a bigger venue.  15 minutes late … Continue Reading →

Create The Coolest Christmas Recital Ever

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Unless you’re brand new to the piano teaching profession, you’ve probably thrown your fair number of Christmas recitals. And while students change and pieces change (sometimes!), recitals can be pre … Continue Reading →

How To Keep Your Students Jacked About Their Recital Pieces

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By now many of your piano students have been hammering away at their Christmas recital songs for at least 6 weeks, maybe more. And while other repertoire has certainly been interspersed, 6 weeks is a … Continue Reading →

Teach Piano Today’s Recital Round-up… Getting You Through This Season with a Smile

It's that time of year again!  Spring and end-of-year piano recitals are on the horizon for piano teachers around the world.  But it doesn't have to be your most stressful time of year! At Teach P … Continue Reading →