Summer is such a fun time of the year! There are camps, vacations, trips to the pool, longer days, looser schedules, more time with friends and family and generally less work and more play. All of these things are great for kids and so necessary for them to unwind from a school year and recharge for the next. But, it's still important to keep a bit of structure in their lives! I always … [Read more...] about How To Keep Your Child’s Piano Skills Sharp In The Summer
I've used Music Teacher's Helper for over a decade and I highly recommend it for teachers who need to streamline any type of organization within their studio. Music Teacher's Helper has tons of great features, but even if you only use a handful of them, it's absolutely worth it! For me, I primarily use it for keeping track of student registrations, invoicing and bookkeeping. When I … [Read more...] about Music Teacher’s Helper Review And 10% Off Your First Month!
Today, I want to highlight a practice tip that is beneficial for everyone: all ages, all levels, all abilities, all instruments! It might seem like common sense, but repetition in practice is one of the very best ways to succeed! Repetition in practice will absolutely look different for different people, but the idea is the same. You simply have to repeat something over and over to get … [Read more...] about Make The Most Of Your Practice Routine With This Simple Technique
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