Teaching piano to beginning teen students is a lot of work. They want to play cool music, but cool music is hard to find for beginners. They need to practice technical work, but technical work is usually found in method books that are typically too young or “too boring”.
All of this means that a teacher of a beginning teen student spends hours piecing together a program from here, there and everywhere.
Well, we’re cutting down your pain when teaching beginners! Last week we released an awesome book of repertoire to motivate your teens: WunderKeys Rock Repertoire For Teen Beginners (check it out here on Amazon
And today we’re sharing the first of many technical practice pages that you can use as warm-ups and take-home practice activities. Keep reading below to discover how they work.
Rock-Infused Warm-Ups For Beginners
Like all your students, teen beginners need warm-ups too… but they aren’t going to be thrilled when you pull out a book that’s filled with yawn-inducing exercises. Instead of slogging through something they despise, motivate them with warm-ups designed specifically for teen beginners.
Today’s printable pack focuses on stepping and skipping patterns in the C 5-Finger Scale. You can use it as a warm-up, as sight-reading practice or as a way to solidify note reading with your tween and teen beginners. It pairs perfectly with the pieces in our new book WunderKeys Rock Repertoire For Teen Beginners but can also be used as a stand-alone resource.
You can click here or on the image below to download this printable.
Here’s The Levelled Repertoire To Use With Teen Beginners
Last week we released the first book in our new series of repertoire for teen beginners. In WunderKeys Rock Repertoire For Teen Beginners you will not find Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star, My Bonnie Lies Over The Ocean, or Mary Had A Little Lamb. Instead, you will find rock-infused music written just for teens in their first year of piano lessons.
The 14 pieces in WunderKeys Rock Repertoire For Teen Beginners are set in the C 5-Finger Scale and are accompanied by full teacher duets to create an inspiring musical experience. Check out the audio samples below and if you like what you hear head on over to Amazon here to get this book today.