Tips for Helping Students Choose Their Own Pieces

Kids don’t get much real choice in life. One way I help my students develop their own sense of personal taste is to let them choose some of their pieces.  I use Piano Town  with all my beginning students so they’re already on a clear pathway built of steady, incremental steps. As they progress, I find Continue Reading

Teaching Adults Piano: Ten Tips

A master chef is teaching a private cooking class to James, a 45-year-old aspiring chef. “What your absolute favorite food?” asks the master chef.  “Jambalaya!” says James. “I absolutely LOVE Jambalaya! Can you teach me how to make it?” “Absolutely!” says the chef. “I’ll teach you to make Jambalaya. But Continue Reading