I’m often looking online for recordings of pieces that I can show my students, either for them to choose a new piece (if I don’t have time to demo in a lesson) or for them to get other takes on performance.
If you haven’t found the University of Iowa’s great Piano Pedagogy Project, you’re missing out on a wealth of great teaching reference videos. Here’s what the project is about:
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Over the course of the next year, we will be posting basically the complete piano teaching repertoire for beginners to intermediate level pianists. In the end there will over 7000 videos, so stop back often to see what’s new! Currently we’re adding about 50 videos per week. And if you have a request, please let us know and we’ll be happy to record it sooner than later.
It’s a huge undertaking that will be a fantastic reference for students and teachers of the future.
Here’s a taste:
Oh, and it’s not just classical either: