This post is part of a series of interviews of RMM (Recreational Music Making) students. Roger began learning piano using the RMM approach in February 2011. What made you decide to start taking piano at this point in your life? I wanted to prove to myself that I can do new things to stay vital in my semi-retirement. How did you feel before you began? Curious. What has surprised you about … [Read more...] about Meet An RMM Student: Roger
One of the best benefits of playing music is the friends you meet! I'm always surrounded by interesting and fun people in groups like the Monday Night Jam, music teacher's associations, church choirs, music classes and many other musical activities. One of my favorite music friends is Laura! I met Laura during my graduate piano program at WSU. We never had any classes together, but we quickly … [Read more...] about Music Makes Life Better: Friends
Good news! Megan's Piano Lessons is now enrolling! Fall lessons will begin September 5, 2011. There are programs available for students of all ages - Kindergarten - Adult. Check out the "Learn Piano" tab above for more information. You'll find information for adults, teen beginners, K-12 students and long distance students. Click here to register. Learning piano is fun and rewarding! I … [Read more...] about Always wanted to play piano?
This post is the first in a series of interviews of RMM students. Brenda began learning piano using the RMM approach in January 2011. What made you decide to start taking piano at this point in your life? While I’ve always thought I wanted to learn to play the piano, I probably would have not attempted it if I hadn’t met Megan; she encouraged me to try it and that’s the little push I … [Read more...] about Meet An RMM Student: Brenda
This is what Megan's Piano Lessons looked like a year ago. This is what Megan's Piano Lessons looks like today. We're packing up and heading to Tulsa! Very excited for a new beginning and a fresh start to Megan's Piano Lessons. See you in Tulsa! … [Read more...] about Looking Forward!
One of my favorite parts of teaching piano is finding creative opportunities for my school-aged students to perform. I definitely like to prepare them to play in formal recital settings, but I think it's just as important to get them out in the community to share their music in many different environments. This past school year we had a really fun mix of performances. I thought I'd share a … [Read more...] about Looking Back