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The Art of Effective Piano Teaching

Author : Dino P. Ascari
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The teaching of beginning piano students, especially young piano students, takes the utmost skill and expertise. To be successful at this most basic level of instruction, teachers must make music lessons fun and exciting while giving students the sense that learning to play piano is truly achievable. This is no easy task! The Art of Effective Piano Teaching is unlike any book in its field. It combines an eclectic array of tried and true teaching principles with some of the most innovative thinking to come along in years. Novice teachers as well as experienced instructors will glean much from this clear, concise, and accessible text. For additional information, visit

Keys to Successful Piano Lessons

Author : Mary Teel Johnson
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The Piano Teachers Art

Author : Isabelle Byman
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This book is a must for the beginning music teacher, not only of piano but other instruments, too, for it deals with all aspects of teaching and the relationships of the teacher with the pupil and the parents of pupils. Chapters include: Lesson Planning; How to Memorize; How to Handle Transfer Students and Adult Students; Ornamentation; the Business of Piano Teaching; Demonstration Lessons for Beginners; Resources; Repertory Lists; and much more. The author, a pianist, teacher, lecturer, author and educator, graduated with distinction from the Julliard School and was a scholarship student of the great Olga Samaroff Stokowski.

The Independent Piano Teacher s Studio Handbook

Author : Beth Gigante Klingenstein
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(Educational Piano Library). This handy and thorough guide is designed to help the independent piano teacher in all aspects of running his/her own studio. Whether it be business practices such as payment plans, taxes, and marketing, or teaching tips involving technique, composition, or sight reading, this all-inclusive manual has it all! Topics include: Developing and Maintaining a Professional Studio, Finances, Establishing Lessons, Studio Recitals, Tuition and Payment Plans, Composition and Improvisation, Marketing, Communications with Parents, Make-up Policies, Zoning and Business Licenses, Teaching Materials and Learning Styles, The Art of Practice, Arts Funding, and many more!

The Piano Lessons Book

Author : Neil Miller
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THE PIANO LESSONS BOOK by Neil Miller provides the essential information required to excel at playing the piano: what you should be learning in piano lessons so you can play to your full potential.It is the piano student's guide for getting the most out of practicing, lessons, your teacher and yourself. Whether your preferences are towards classical, jazz or popular music, THE PIANO LESSONS BOOK will show you organized practicing methods that take the mystery out of music, revealing how music is put together and easing the challenges of piano playing.THE PIANO LESSONS BOOK combines Neil Miller's creative teaching techniques and experiences with practicing and performing, comprehensively covering topics extremely useful to anyone taking or planning to take lessons.In THE PIANO LESSONS BOOK, Neil Miller recounts relevant personal incidents and informative historical accounts, to enlighten and entertain. Hundreds of illustrations and musical examples enhance the explanations.

Transformational Piano Teaching

Author : Derek Kealii Polischuk
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Transformational Piano Teaching: Mentoring Students from All Walks of Life examines the concept of the piano teacher as someone who is more than just a teacher of a musical skill, but also someone who wields tremendous influence on the development of a young person's artistic and empathic potential, as well as their lifelong personal motivational framework. The specific attributes of today's students are explored, including family and peer influences from interpersonal relationships to social media. Additionally, students from specific circumstances are discussed, including those with special needs such as Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, and Depression. Finally, motivation of a teacher's students is related to a teacher's own motivation in their work, as a cycle of positivity and achievement will be recommended as a way to keep an instructor's work fresh and exciting.

Piano Tutor 101

Author : HowExpert
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Do you want to learn how to start your own piano teaching/tutoring business? Have you thought of using you musical talent and people skills to start your own business? This book can show you how! Here's what you will learn inside this guide: • A chapter-by-chapter guide through the process you will use to start your own piano tutoring/teaching business, first in your spare time, moving in steps to a full time career! • Have more students on your weekly teaching roster than any other local teacher • All you need to know to teach, including music theory, and sites on the web for a refresher course. • Key insights into establishing yourself and getting recognition in communities where you’ll teach • How to increase your business in quick and easy logical steps • Holding on to your students for years, not months: Inside you’ll find methods to maintain your students well beyond the teaching industry average: a tried and true approach for success! • A philosophy for teaching that is wholly unique, based on the writer’s years of attempts and trial and error to create a system of individualized teaching • An approach that makes both you and the students entirely satisfied • There is no reason for any piano instructor to work a second job when they use this approach • Included are vital links to help you move to the top and remain successful About the Expert: Joseph DeGregorio is a piano teacher who has also advised music teaching establishments about the best way in which to teach, which garnered praise and success in one-on-one piano instruction. DeGregorio established his “School of Piano” in Portland, Oregon, and his roster of students rose within the span of a year from a handful to forty-five weekly students, which included both children and adults. His approach to teaching avoids using heavily marketed teaching books and courses in favor of an individual approach. Instead of the dull weekly repetition of study from the books that are only a continuation of school for children, DeGregorio creates a lesson plan for each student based on their unique aptitudes and interests. His students, for the most part play from memory. He has sparked an interest in several of his students to perform professionally. HowExpert publishes quick 'how to' guides on all topics from A to Z by everyday experts.

Success in Piano Teaching

Author : Julia Broughton
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The Classical Piano Method

Author : Hans-Günter Heumann
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intermediate repertoire, suitable for pianists who have completed Method Book 2, or for those returning to the instrument after a break. 26 well-known original piano pieces and arrangements presented in a progressive order Also available: ED 13355 - The Classical Piano Method: Repertoire Collection 1 ED 13485 - The Classical Piano Method: Repertoire Collection 2

Abby Whiteside on Piano Playing

Author : Abby Whiteside
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(Amadeus). Abby Whiteside (1881-1956) developed a revolutionary approach to piano technique, the idea of a "basic rhythm" involving the entire body that allows students to express the essential emotional rhythm of the music, as well as to play without the risk of the injuries that frequently afflict pianists. Her ideas on piano pedagogy remain essential today. HARDCOVER.

Developing Piano Performance

Author : Max W. Camp
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Of equal value to teachers & students, this book is designed as a text in piano pedagogy courses at the undergraduate or graduate level but can be used by pianists who are learning to teach, experienced teachers & any pianists who are interested in performance. It examines piano teaching & playing from philosophical, historical, psychological & practical standpoints & sums up many of the important ideas necessary for successful teaching & performing.

Neglected Areas of Piano Teaching

Author : Trevor Barnard
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A guide to seven areas of piano technique, aimed at piano teachers and their students

Creative Piano Teaching

Author : Yvonne Enoch
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Colorful Melodies for Piano Lessons

Author : Veronica Barker
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Welcome to my student tested and proven successful method of teaching very young piano students. The age range for this book is usually for 7 year olds and younger. I have included notes for the piano teacher and parent on how to present this method of teaching piano to their student. It is also very helpful for a parent to learn piano along with the student. I have been developing and refining this method for the past 10 years of teaching piano, organ and synthesizer. I hope you enjoy using my piano method books and they inspire you to develop your unique style of interpreting piano music and have fun doing it!

Planning Your Piano Success

Author : Stewart Gordon
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Young pianists who decide to become professional musicians have many challenges to face. Carefully balancing aspiration with reality and inspiration with organization, experienced teacher Stewart Gordon creates a blueprint for transforming dreams into achievement. He guides young pianists through the details of how to prepare musically, navigate their college years, and forge a career that will provide a livelihood.

Michael Aaron Piano Course Performance Grade 1

Author : Michael Aaron
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A new addition to the successful Michael Aaron Piano Course lesson books. These new Performance books are centered around Michael Aaron's original Lesson books and are focused on his original teaching concepts.

The Piano

Author : Jeremy Siepmann
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(Book). For more than 200 years, the piano has been an inspirational force in the world of music. The Piano shows how this characterful instrument has won its place at the center of the affections of music lovers everywhere. This is the first popular book to cover every aspect of the instrument's dynamic history, including: origins, technical developments, novelties and experiments; piano music throughout the centuries; profiles of the instruments' musical giants and analyses of their greatest works; and much more. With over 200 photographs and full color throughout, The Piano is a handsome tribute to a great musical personality. 192 pages, 9 1/2 x 11 1/4

Thinking as You Play

Author : Sylvia Curry Coats
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Informative, practical suggestions on how to teach piano students to think independently and musically.

Piano Instruction in the Schools

Author : Music Educators National Conference (U.S.)
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The Well tempered Keyboard Teacher

Author : Marienne Uszler
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This book is intended to serve as a core text for piano-teaching courses. It examines various piano-teaching theories for various levels of experience and ability. There is also information on piano competitions and the professional and business aspects of piano teaching, a consideration of leading contemporary pianists, presentations of model lessons, and some notes on electronic instruments.