Material Fees

Material Fees

Our students need books and materials to study piano, there’s no getting around that! So every studio has to decide how they are going to handle the purchase of new books. My studio charges a flat fee of $25 per semester (Spring, Summer, and Fall) that covers...
Upcoming Presentations

Upcoming Presentations

I have the privilege of being the Guest Clinician for the Oklahoma MTA State Conference next weekend. I’ll be giving two very different presentations on topics that I love. That’s one of the great things about being a piano teacher, there are so many...
Review – Flashnote Derby App Update

Review – Flashnote Derby App Update

I’ve been using the Flashnote Derby app with my students for several years. It’s such a fun way to practice note recognition and doesn’t take up much lesson time. You can read more about how the app works on Susan Paradis’s blog here. Recently,...
Exemplar Piano Bench – Review

Exemplar Piano Bench – Review

I recently got a new piano bench for my teaching studio, and I love it! I learned about Exemplar benches at the MTNA Conference last year. They had a booth set up in the exhibit hall and I immediately liked the benches. Finally, at the end of 2018 I was able to order...
MTNA eFestival Update

MTNA eFestival Update

We love MTNA and all it offers teachers and students (see our posts about MTNA here and here). I shared with you awhile back about the new MTNA eFestival (read that post here). So today, I wanted to give you a little update! MTNA found a new way for videos to be...