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10 Biggest Mistakes Made When Choosing a Piano Teacher

10. Failing to consider the full time commitment Learning to play a musical instrument doesn’t merely take up the half-hour length of the lesson. There’s obviously practice time involved, as well. In addition, perhaps less obviously, there’s the time preparing for lessons, traveling to and from the lessons,

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Rhythm…keep on counting!

All teachers have certain pet peeves that drive them nuts! One of mine is poor rhythm. All too many times, students try to slide by with mastering the note names of a song while relying on intuition for the correct rhythm. Between difficult technical passages and the ear’s

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How to Practice Piano!

Practice Policy | Private students are expected to practice daily on a well-maintained instrument.  The practice area should be located in a quiet area away from distractions.  The most important time for the student to practice is immediately following the lesson – or at least on the same

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Planning Piano Recitals – Part 2

This is the second part of a two part article about how to plan successful piano recitals. Supplies to Have For Recital Day When the day finally comes for your recital, you’ll want to be prepared. There are a few things that I have found very helpful in

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How to Practice Piano!

Practice Policy | Private students are expected to practice daily on a well-maintained instrument.  The practice area should be located in a quiet area away from distractions.  The most important time for

Keep Reading »

How to Practice Piano!

Practice Policy | Private students are expected to practice daily on a well-maintained instrument.  The practice area should be located in a quiet area away from distractions.  The most important time for

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