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Notes and resources for teaching my music

Practicing How to Practice

Today on my piano teaching blog, I shared a resource that my students have LOVED. If you're a parent of a young pianist, then you have probably heard a variety of practice strategies in your home. There's the quick student - plays everything through as fast as...

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All Together – Rote Teaching Ideas

All Together – Rote Teaching Ideas

My newest piece All Together is a piano trio for mid to late elementary level students. The idea was to use a C scale up and down - no crazy accidentals and just have students focus on their own rhythm. So many different rhythms combine but mostly, everyone is on the...

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Jump Practice

Jump Practice

Today, I'm sharing a quick worksheet to go along with my new piece, "At The Edge". Students have plenty of octave jumps so this exercise is aimed at getting them comfortable moving the same chord/cluster up and down octaves. When my students are learning jumps, we...

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