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Teacher Resource at PracticeHabits.co

May 11, 2017
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Teacher Resource at PracticeHabits.co

I have recently had the privilege of being introduced to a new website/blog which offers information about effective practicing habits and provides new compositions for teachers to use in their studios to “spark creativity and learning…”  Chris Owenby provides a performance video, description and (where applicable) theory information related to each composition.  It’s an...
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A Book Review “The Non-Musician’s Guide to Parenting a Piano Player: A Handbook Designed for Parents of Piano Students” by Peter Walsh

May 22, 2016
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A Book Review “The Non-Musician’s Guide to Parenting a Piano Player:  A Handbook Designed for Parents of Piano Students” by Peter Walsh

I recently had the great pleasure of reading a newly published book designed as a guide for non-musical parents in providing support to their child learning piano.  The book includes information about: – choosing the right teacher for your child – selecting the best...
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13 Super Effective Ways to Motivate Your Child to Practice Music

April 26, 2016
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13 Super Effective Ways to Motivate Your Child to Practice Music

Maile Proctor from TakeLessons.com has complied a wonderful infographic illustrating successful methods for helping your child to practice. It is beautifully done and contains wonderful suggestions and ideas. I wanted to share it with you. And, hey, check out #12!! Many thanks to Maile...
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Conducting for Pianists (Part 1)

September 9, 2014
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Conducting for Pianists (Part 1)

Wait, pianists should learn how to conduct?  Are you kidding?  I’m a pianist, not a choir director.  I don’t need to know how to conduct.  WRONG.  :-)  Conducting is not just...
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Piano Lessons are Good for You and Your Brain

July 3, 2014
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Piano Lessons are Good for You and Your Brain

I recently received an email from Ryan Merritt (Encore Music Lessons) letting me know about an infographic he put together which shows how piano lessons are good for your...
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Camille Saint-Saens

March 28, 2014
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Camille Saint-Saens

Camille Saint-Saens was born in Paris,France in 1835.  At the age of 5 years old Saint-Saens showed so much interest and talent in music that his great-aunt began to...
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