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3 Different Ways Your Students Can Learn Piano Music

by Rebecca Singerman-Knight

Do you teach by rote, by ear or by reading?

05/06/2019 Read more

Improve Piano Ear Playing Skills with this One Challenge

by Ruth Power

Yep, you can make playing by ear fun. Here's how.

07/17/2018 Read more

CPTP109: What is Solfa and How Does it Help Students with Christopher Sutton

by Nicola Cantan

Depending on where you got your musical start, solfa might be an integral part of your musicianship – or it might be a foreign language. If you didn’t learn solfa growing up or never felt like you had a”good ear” it can be intimidating to launch into solfa exercises in your teaching. It’s tempting to ... CPTP109: What is Solfa and How Does it Help Students with Christopher Sutton

10/20/2017 Read more

Teaching Classical Piano by Teaching Pop Piano

by Rebecca Langley

I’m really happy to have Rebecca Langley write for the blog this week. Rebecca’s article about making connections in music goes right to the core of what effective piano pedagogy is all about and the timing couldn’t be better: my podcast with Paul Harris (Mr. Making Connections in Music Himself!) goes live this Sunday and picks-up exactly the ... Teaching Classical Piano by Teaching Pop Piano

07/23/2015 Read more