Are you looking to inspire lifelong passion for music in your piano students? In this replay episode, Susan Deas explores the benefits of teaching lead sheets and shares the results of her survey, where 90% of teachers found lead sheet playing to be a valuable skill. If you’re looking for a practical, step-by-step guide to incorporating lead sheets into your lessons, Susan’s book, Improvisation for Classically Trained Pianists, is the perfect resource. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to add creativity and excitement to your piano teaching repertoire. Start cultivating a love of music in your students today with Deas’ expert guidance.
Susan Deas is a professional musician, lecturer and teacher. She has been performing as a professional pianist for over twenty years at various venues in Sydney and Newcastle, including hotels, clubs, restaurants, reception centres, churches and retirement villages. She has performed in orchestras, brass bands, concert bands, choirs, jazz bands, rock bands, and a Renaissance ensemble. Susan has also directed and conducted several performance groups, and arranged music for many groups and special occasions.
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