MTNA Conference 2021

MTNA Conference 2021

This week of March is always one of my favorite times of the year. Usually I’m getting ready for 4 days of intense learning at the Music Teacher’s National Conference! I’ve attended most years since I was introduced to it as an undergraduate student...
Online Piano Lesson Games & Activities – Part 1

Online Piano Lesson Games & Activities – Part 1

So we’ve been home with the current isolation for just about 2 weeks now. Here in Seattle, the panic is real! I’ve moved all piano lessons to Skype or Facetime since school was cancelled. So many parents have commented that they’re glad to have one...
New Duet Resource – Side by Side

New Duet Resource – Side by Side

Our students are on YouTube all the time, right?! Many times I’ve wished my students would spend as much time practicing as they spend on YouTube. ¬†Anytime I can find good resources for students on YouTube I am thrilled. ¬†The internet is plagued with lots of...
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,...