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What is your first memory of the piano?

My parents moved from Hammersmith to Surrey when I was 3 years old, and the house they bought came with an old grand piano that was left behind! 1,939 more words

General

Piano Teaching: Elders and Adaptations (Part 5: "OUT" Lessons)

Many years ago in my music teaching career,  I taught many mini piano lessons in a school setting where I was also the Music Teacher for the whole school. 672 more words

Creativity And Imagination

An image crisis in independent piano teaching?

I recently ran a survey, Perceptions of Independent Piano Teachers, as part of some research for a paper I am writing to present at the… 2,439 more words

Perceptions Of Independent Piano Teachers

Piano Teaching: Elders and Adaptations (Part 3: Wite-Out!)

Accommodating the challenges of aging when teaching piano to Elders is a necessity in order to make musical study and appreciation a pleasurable experience for them.  547 more words

Creativity And Imagination

An image crisis in independent piano teaching?

This article first appeared on my sister blog The Cross-Eyed Pianist

I recently ran a survey, Perceptions of Independent Piano Teachers, as part of some research for a paper I am writing to present at the… 2,466 more words

Piano Teaching

Planning for Students

I get such joy just sitting here thinking of the piano students I’m going to teach this afternoon and planning for their lessons. Can’t wait to work with Anabelle (4 yrs old) and teach her how to “sneak her thumbs onto the C and F”. 21 more words

Six Rules About Repertoire

These six rules are:

  • for piano teachers,
  • about students and their repertoire,
  • covering motivation, sequencing, development and quantity.

I’ve discussed in this blog before how   962 more words

Piano Teaching