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I love writing relevant and helpful articles for today's piano teachers and students. From hosting the perfect recital to teaching your students to sight-read or to accompany, my blog has a variety of articles written just for you, with the success of your students in mind!

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Designing and creating attractive and kid-friendly research-based educational resources for students just like yours is one of my favorite things! From music worksheets and games to classroom & studio decor, you'll find a variety of resources perfect for your students in my shop. Check them out!

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I believe there is music in every child, and it is such a joy to help each child I teach fall in love with music! If you are the parent of a K-12 student, I look forward to working with your child and giving your child an amazing set of skills that can be used for a lifetime of musical enjoyment.

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Melody Payne

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Hi! I'm Melody. I enjoy helping piano teachers like you feel empowered to create the piano studio you've always wanted so that you can live your best piano teaching life.

My goal is to provide creative solutions to the issues you face on a daily basis by drawing from my own experiences so you know that I am working hard right beside you.

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Develop Strong Sight-Readers with “The Great Sight-Reading Challenge”

Sight-reading is an incredibly valuable skill for musicians. While some students naturally gravitate towards exploring new music and sight-reading fearlessly, others are more hesitant to begin developing this important skill. I created “The Great Sight-Reading Challenge” to give all of my students some sight-reading motivation and to challenge them to sight-read three pieces or sight-reading … Read More about Develop Strong Sight-Readers with “The Great Sight-Reading Challenge”

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