I'm in the process to moving all of my photos to a new home. In the meantime, most of them aren't showing up on the blog! Sorry for the inconvenience! SaveSave … [Read more...] about Pardon The Dust!
Today I want to show you how to make a handy little gadget to help with piano practice. This practice counter is a great way to help students keep track of repetitions of practice. I'm sure you could find many other uses for it at the piano. This practice counter uses 10 beads that are strung in a way where the bead stays in it's position until you are ready to slide it over. The idea is … [Read more...] about How To Make Your Own Piano Practice Counter
A lot of adults say that they've always wanted to play the piano, or that they wish that they had stuck with it when they learned as a child. The good news is that it's never too late to learn or return to the piano! Playing the piano is fun, satisfying, and mentally stimulating. It's an awesome skill to add to your repertoire. Adults don't to have to play in recitals or play for anyone else, … [Read more...] about Three Awesome Resources For Adults Who Want To Play Piano
My kids just finished up their year of preschool. We're super excited about summer and all of the fun activities that it brings. But, suddenly, we've lost the rhythm and routine of our normal schedule. When we have long days at home, I always try to break up the day with a few activities, whether we're out and about or just in our living room. Music activities are always a … [Read more...] about Preschool Music At Home On Long Summer Days
When many people become interested in learning the piano, whether young or old, there's usually a hint of fear, nervousness or uncertainty about trying something new. As a piano teacher, one of my biggest goals is to help people feel successful and comfortable every step of the way. Really, there's absolutely nothing to worry about when learning the piano! It's always admirable to learn a new … [Read more...] about How To Succeed At The Piano – Advice From The Pros
I have been using video chat platforms like Skype and FaceTime to teach piano online for about 7 years now. I remember back when I first tried it out, it seemed like such a revolutionary idea. These days, I have quite a few long-distance students and I weave online lessons into my regular teaching schedule each day. It's really quite easy and effective to learn piano this way! If you're … [Read more...] about Using Skype or FaceTime To Teach or Learn Piano