MissDorla’s Pianoblog
2nd May 2013Posted in: Featured, MissDorla's Pianoblog, summer 0

  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 [...]

21st Apr 2013Posted in: Featured, MissDorla's Pianoblog, summer, Teachers 0

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 [...]

21st Apr 2013Posted in: adult piano, MissDorla's Pianoblog, Teachers 0

  This is what Dorla’s Piano Studio is all about.  Music. Sometimes we get bogged down by recital deadlines, practice requirements and performances, but when it comes down to the last line in the score, it’s all about the music. Experience it.  Of the many ways available to experience music, participating in a group is [...]

A great concern among piano teachers is how to get their students to practice – daily. But how many piano teachers actually spend time practicing? I do not have any statistics, but my guess is not many. Two years ago I challenged myself to play 12 scales and a new sonata or sonatina everyday – [...]

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 [...]

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