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learning music

My interview about the Musicolor Method on Tim Topham's podcast

I was recently interviewed on the influential  Creative Piano Teacher   podcast  with  Tim Topham.

Anne Reinvented Her Career With The Perfect Part-Time Piano School

After a long recovery from surgery, Anne was wondering if she would ever be able to have the...

Why Memorizing Music Is So Important

With all of my students, I stress the importance of memorizing their pieces, especially for...

Glenn Gould's Finger Tapping Exercise for Piano Technique

Many of you are struggling with playing cleanly and smoothly. This simple technique can help you to...

How To Teach Rhythm to Beginning Music Students

I've been teaching how to count rhythm to most of my students using a fun fruity way* of naming...

Teaching and learning music in slices

I've been talking with many of my students about the importance of not trying to learning in giant...

This Is Why I Teach Music

This is a wonderful piece that has been published many times.  It reflects how I feel about...

10 Tips For Parents To Help Their Children Learn Music

Many parents have expressed their frustration at getting their child to practice their musical...