Newsflash… learning “piano lingo” is boring. And teaching piano lingo is even worse! So this year, we’ve decided to jazz up an otherwise “fork-in-the-eye” process…
The Super Secret Piano Password
When students enter my studio for the first time in 2013, they’re going to unlock a safe and pull out the Piano Password. The password could be any useful musical term: adagio, crescendo, grandioso, legato…
After a quick teaching moment surrounding the term, the students will have to commit the password to memory because entering my piano studio the following week is entirely dependent on them telling me the Super-Secret Piano Password and its meaning 🙂
Give it a try… its sure to be a fun way to teach some not-so-fun material. And, if they forget the password you may have a little free time on your hands (entirely joking of course!)
Ooops! I Took Your Advice Literally
If you happen to take our advice literally, and ACTUALLY lock your students out, then you’re definitely going to need our teacher’s guide, Piano Hands Shouldn’t Flip Burgers, to fill what I am guessing will soon be a pretty empty studio ;).