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How to Practice Anything (especially the piano)

This blog post by a fellow piano teacher is wonderful, I can say that her advice here is invaluable. (Beta-tested it this summer.) ;-)

This is wonderful reading for not only parents, but for older students, too. 50 more words

Piano Lessons For Kids And Adults

Let It Go from Frozen - piano accompaniment

Everyone remembers the craze that went around (still going around, I suppose…) this particular song.  It was two years ago now. I thought I wouldn’t be surprised if my students would request this pop song at some point and they did.  154 more words


This class called 'Piano class'

‘Piano class here in Navi Mumbai encompasses a wide variety of different kinds of classes, and teachers who actually teach the piano have to deal with a lot of misconceptions. 653 more words


New! Termly Reports

As of the Autumn term 2016 (this term!) there will be a termly report given to all Cadenza Music pupils outlining progress, targets, achievements and a review of lesson content. 69 more words

General Updates

Sing and Sway so you can Sit and Play

Most students seem to pick up on rhythm, note names, staff reading, and musicality naturally; they can sit down and sight-read a two-page piece with little to no difficulty at all, and they can do it all without losing proper hand/arm/wrist technique. 595 more words

Love The Piano

Landmark Notes (or Signpost Notes) for piano

I assume many music teachers have their own favourite mnemonic device or landmark notes system to help the students to memorise the notes’ positions on the stave (staff). 808 more words


Wisdom From a Life of Teaching Piano

Behold my favorite teaching essay of recent vintage from the unlikeliest of publications. Thank you Byron Janis for the perfectly timed reminders about what teaching excellence entails. 220 more words