Music Education — piano teaching

5 Reasons You Shoud Use Games In Lessons

Posted by Melanie Pascual on

5 Reasons You Shoud Use Games In Lessons

This week's post is brought to you by Georgina Wilson of Georgina (Greenside Music). Georgina creates wonderful resources to enhance your students' musical knowledge in fun and quirky ways.    "A smile and a giggle always go a long way!" -Georgina   Music games are an absolute asset to piano teachers. They can be used in so many different ways, for so many different types of students, and will always result in your students loving their lessons and thinking their piano teacher is really fun. If you've ever thought, “I'd love to use music games in my piano lesson, but...

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3 Intermediate Solos That Will Take You On A Musical Journey

Posted by Melanie Pascual on

3 Intermediate Solos That Will Take You On A Musical Journey
Three intermediate solos that will take you on a musical journey.

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Why NoteMatch is Your Note Reading Solution

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Why NoteMatch is Your Note Reading Solution
NoteMatchis a piano reading tool that teaches students how to read music in their very first piano lesson. This tool is the missing visual element your students need to comprehend sheet music. It helps students relate the notes on sheet music back to the correct location on the piano. 

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Egg-cellent Piano Games You Can Prep Now For Easter

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Egg-cellent Piano Games You Can Prep Now For Easter
Egg-cellent piano games, music, and supplies you can use for music lessons for Easter.

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Teaching Chords - as simple as 1-2-3-(4)

Posted by Tim Topham on

Teaching Chords - as simple as 1-2-3-(4)

If you work with teens, you have probably had at least some of them bring their favorite tune off the radio into their lesson. Supplementing with music they enjoy can be a great way to keep teens motivated and involved with their lessons and working from lead sheets gives you the opportunity to teach them a whole new set of skills. But in order to play from a lead sheet, one needs to know how to play chords. And memorizing chords one chord at a time can be a long and frustrating process. There is a better way! I learned...

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