Piano Camp: Put on a Show!

Posted by on Jan 3, 2015 in group lessons, summer | No Comments

Planning, preparing and executing a piano camp takes time but with careful planning it turns out to be a satisfying endeavor for the teacher and an exciting experience for the students! Beginning in January, I polled the parents to find out the interest level and available dates. Shortly after I began browsing the many resources available. The model […]

Group Piano Q & A

Posted by on Dec 27, 2014 in group lessons | No Comments

Over the years parents have wonderered about group piano lessons. Here is a short FAQ page that may answer these questions. 1. When is the best age to enroll in group piano? For preschoolers group piano is a magical and playful way to discover the world of music. Likewise, elementary school age beginners and even those […]

Summer Piano – part 2

Posted by on May 2, 2013 in group lessons | No Comments

  Read Part 1 here Today I share with you what other teachers have planned for their Summer Piano. Enjoy! An interview with Wendy Stevens about her Piano Camp A very interesting blog post and flyer. Want to create your own Piano Camp? Here are a few great ideas on Pinterest. Leila Viss has exciting […]

Summer Piano Part 1

Posted by on Apr 21, 2013 in group lessons | No Comments

Once again piano teachers are faced with the dilemma of what to offer at their studios during the summer! Many teachers take the summer off and many of us need to keep working in order to pay rent/lease on our buildings.  Yet others have figured out how to earn a steady income for all 12 […]

Choosing a Group Piano Method

Posted by on Nov 15, 2012 in group lessons | One Comment

Group Piano lessons can be a monster or a nice ride in a luxury car. It all depends on the teacher and the chemistry that ensues during  those first essential weeks of  lessons.  Human culture is a big factor in this mix and the choice the teacher makes regarding the method to be used can […]