Music note flash cards can give students a fun way to review note names, learn to spell chords & scales, and improve their speed and fluency at note recognition. I absolutely love using flash cards with my students, and they ask for them regularly! Here are 5 really fun games and activities you can play … Read More about 5 Ways to Use Music Note Flash Cards in Piano Lessons
Introduce your students to the circle of fifths in a vibrant and engaging way, and teach scales, key signatures, majors and relative minors, and more. This colorful page is especially great for visual learning styles, and is perfect for students who are being introduced to scales and key signatures. It’s also easy to use as a … Read More about Introducing the Circle of Fifths to Your Students
These beautiful recital kits are the perfect way to save yourself time & energy as you prepare for your studio recital, & give your event a polished, professional, and cohesive look! These recital kits are created to be used in Google Slides™. Each kit is editable in Google Slides™ and is so easy to use! The … Read More about How to Create Professional Recital Programs – The Easy Way!
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”
Whether you’re teaching a first piano lesson, a trial piano lesson with a prospective student, or a meet & greet, you’ll need a solid plan to teach the student and interview the student and parents effectively and efficiently. Here’s my own lesson plan for a first piano lesson with a brand new student who comes … Read More about 9 Essentials to Include in a First Piano Lesson