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63+ Charming Rustic Music Awards to Warm Up Your Piano Studio This Winter

Happy New Year! January is an opportunity for a fresh start in your music studio or classroom. Why not brighten your deserving students’ day by giving them a beautiful, motivational, rustic, winter-themed certificate to recognize their hard work? Read on to discover a myriad of ways in which to incorporate these lovely rustic music awards into your plans this winter.

3 Easy Ways to Use Printable Games in Online Piano Lessons

Raise your hand if your students love playing games in piano lessons as much as mine do! Playing games in in-person piano lessons is very easy. All we have to do is grab the game from the shelf and play. But what about our online students? How can we continue to play our students’ favorite games in online piano lessons? How can we infuse more fun and interaction into online piano lessons? It’s much easier than you might think! Keep reading to learn 3 easy ways to use printable games in online piano lessons.

Piano Keys Are a Breeze! 11 Introductory Piano Key Recognition Activities

Looking for cute and colourful keyboard geography worksheets to use with your young, beginning piano students? Piano Keys Are a Breeze is a fantastic, inexpensive resource that includes 11 appealing worksheets that your in-person or online students can start using today.

Inspire Your Teens to Level Up With Video Game Style Music

Help your teen and tween students stay excited about piano with these fun-to-use, super accessible video game style pieces. I’ll show you all sorts of ways you can use Saga Land in your studio. Perfect for online lessons and digital pianos too!

Show Multiple Camera Views Simultaneously with OBS During Online Piano Lessons

In a recent post, I showed you how to set up an overhead camera to enhance your online teaching setup by giving you the ability to show your students an overhead view of your piano keys. This week, I interviewed Ian Belloso to demonstrate how to show your students multiple camera views at once with free software called OBS. Read the brief summary, then watch our entire conversation and Ian’s demonstrations of OBS in the video.

How to Set Up an Overhead Camera for Online Piano Lessons

Teaching online piano lessons full-time has provided lots of opportunities for growth, especially in the area of trying new equipment! Here’s an easy way to set up your overhead camera so you can share a view of the piano keys with your students as you teach your online piano lessons.

Getting Started with Boom Cards™ in Piano Lessons

If you are teaching in person and/or online piano lessons, and you are looking for a way to make your piano lessons more interactive, you might be wondering about trying Boom Cards™ in piano lessons. But what are Boom Cards™? How do you use Boom Cards™ in piano lessons? I’m going to show you what they are, and how you can use them to make online and in person piano lessons fun, engaging, and interactive experiences for your students!

Learn How to Teach Online Piano Lessons with this Essential Guide

Eliminate the overwhelm, put your fears behind you, and learn to be a successful and confident online piano teacher with the step-by-step information included in my eBook course “Teaching Music Lessons Online”. Learn what equipment you will need, how to set it up, the pros and cons of online lessons, how to teach an online lesson, tips for teachers & students, and much more in this guide for piano teachers.

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At MelodyPayne.com, our mission is to provide piano teaching resources, sheet music, and ideas that will help you and your piano students thrive!

Hi! I’m Melody Payne, a pianist and piano teacher, educational resource author, a fun-loving wife to the most wonderful and talented hubby I could ask for, and a lifelong learner who loves to share. I want to make your life as a music teacher easier by writing and sharing helpful and relevant music teaching articles, and by creating educational resources with your very own students in mind. If you are a parent who wants to enroll your child in piano lessons, I’d love for us to get started building those skills that can give your child a lifetime of musical enjoyment!

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