International Week of the Piano Geek

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The internet… it’s the modern music teacher’s best friend, right?   With all of the blogs, forums and social media pages dedicated to independent music teachers, we have the ability to connect with colleagues across the nation and around the world to trade ideas and keep up on the latest teaching methods and resources (and all from the comfort of our couches and PJs!).   … Continue reading

Resource Site for Improv and Composition

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Do you have students who perform regularly with a worship band or in a traditional service at their church?  Since many of the skills required for church playing (lead sheets, improv, modulations, etc.) fall outside of the “traditional” piano curriculum, it can be difficult to find curriculum and resources to use with students.  I’m always excited and grateful to find web resources that help fill … Continue reading