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Preparing Your Students for Recitals (Part 2)

March 15, 2010
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Recitals are a wonderful way for students to gain experience and proficiency in performing.  There are many elements to learn when beginning to participate in recitals.  Helping your students know what to expect and providing them with many recital “practice” opportunities will create comfortable and confident performers.   Below is part 2 of 3 posts...
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Preparing Your Students for Recitals (Part 1)

March 1, 2010
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Preparing Your Students for Recitals (Part 1)

Recitals are a wonderful way for students to gain experience and proficiency in performing.  There are many elements to learn when beginning to participate in recitals.  Helping your students know what to expect and providing them with many recital “practice” opportunities will create comfortable and confident performers.  With so many aspects related to recital...
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Fariborz Lachini

February 16, 2010
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Fariborz Lachini

I was introduced to the music of Fariborz Lachini some months ago and have been completely enchanted ever since.  His lyrical lines,beautiful and haunting melodies, and use of embellishments remind me so much of the music of Chopin.  His piano compositions are peaceful and soothing. Fariborz Lachini originally wrote pop music that was popular...
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February Savings, New Documents, and Facebook

February 2, 2010
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February Savings, New Documents, and Facebook

Happy February!  We have many exciting things taking place at Piano Discoveries in February.  We hope that you will enjoy the new additions and offers available to you. (1) Celebrate Valentine’s with us.  Receive 10% off a Piano Discoveries Membership when you sign up in the month of February (offer expires on 2/28/10).  Enjoy...
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The Ten Club (using membership resources)

January 19, 2010
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Want a fun way to help your students increase their performance repertoire?  Try the Ten Club! While a pedagogy student I learned the importance of helping students create and maintain a repertoire of performance-ready pieces.  In my desire to create a fun and motivating way for my students to do that I created the...
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How do I know if my child is ready for piano lessons?

January 5, 2010
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There are a variety of things to consider when deciding to put your child into piano lessons.  Here are some ideas and information to contemplate when deciding if the time is right for you and your child. 1. The age and maturity of your child:  Typically, the youngest you would want to enroll your...
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