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Take it Easy – The Benefits of Accessible Piano Music

by Liz Craig

Find the hidden joy in teaching accessible piano music (which just might improve retention as well!)

07/07/2020 Read more

Making the most of the AMEB Manual List | The Piano Teacher Magazine

by Tim Topham

How should I use the Manual List? While the Australian Music Examinations Board  (AMEB) releases music books for each grade level whenever they update their exam syllabuses, there is a wealth of other great pieces listed permanently in the syllabus under the “Manual List”. Remember that the exam books for each grade only feature around three ... Making the most of the AMEB Manual List | The Piano Teacher Magazine

08/26/2014 Read more

Piano Repertoire for Students | Live Videochat with Joy Morin

by Tim Topham

Choosing Repertoire for StudentsI've just found out that Joy Morin from Color in my Piano Blog has started recording some regular Google Hangouts (online group chats) with other piano teachers on a number of really interesting topics including choosing repertoire, piano technique and business sense. I've just finished watching her latest video about choosing repertoire for ... Piano Repertoire for Students | Live Videochat with Joy Morin

08/14/2014 Read more

Super Mario for piano – Alfred Publishing

by Tim Topham

Some of you may have heard about Alfred Publishing finally putting out an authorised version of the “Super Mario” computer game music for piano solo. As you know from previous posts, I have a lot of students who enjoy playing computer game music and who regularly bring it to their lessons, often having struggled with ... Super Mario for piano – Alfred Publishing

02/07/2012 Read more

Hal Leonard Adult Piano Method

by Tim Topham

If you teach teenage or adult beginners, check out this book! I’m not usually a fan of using method books with my students as I like to pick repertoire from all over the place in order to give them as varied an introduction to music as possible. However I recently found this fantastic title at ... Hal Leonard Adult Piano Method

08/23/2011 Read more