Introducing a New Piece

Introducing a New Piece

We don’t often post on Fridays – after a busy week I think we are all looking forward to the weekend! But today I had something that’s been on my mind all week and I just had to share before I close up the studio for the weekend. This week I’ve...
Tuesday Teaching Tactic #15

Tuesday Teaching Tactic #15

  Welcome back for another Tuesday teaching tactic. Today we want to ask you to think about your last five or ten lessons taught. Think about the activities and pieces you covered… How often did you get off the bench? Did you play a game on the floor? Pull out...
Tuesday Teaching Tactic #14

Tuesday Teaching Tactic #14

Today’s teaching tactic is Breathe. As I considered what to share today, I decided on one word – Breathe. Then I thought of several ways to apply it in my daily teaching.  Here are the applications for this word I came up with: 1. Is your student...
Adult RMM Lessons – Part 6

Adult RMM Lessons – Part 6

(To catch up on this series, see Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5) What would adult students say is their favorite thing about lessons?  Here’s what these students told me: I love how Ginger ends that, “it makes me proud!” It’s amazing that now she can be...
Adult RMM Lessons – Part 5

Adult RMM Lessons – Part 5

(To catch up on this series see Parts 1, 2, 3, and 4) So far, we’ve talked a lot about what adults are looking for within the lesson time and for their personal fulfillment playing piano at home.  But there’s also a social aspect here for many adults....