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Mysterious Hidden Cues Lurking in Your Students

Social creatures, us humans.

But if you think words are enough, think again - body language and...

10 Secrets How To Make Simplified Sheet Music For Kids

Part 3 of 3 on Finding Music For Teaching Kids

See Part 1: The Top 11 Sites for Public Domain Free...

Where To Find Easy Sheet Music Arrangements

Part 2 of 3 In A Series on Finding Sheet Music For Students

Part 1 - Top 11 Sites For Public Domain...

Why Is This Called The Icky Chord?

A funny piano lesson plan for kids

This story/idea came about when I noticed the fingering of the...

How To Teach Kids To Read Music?

How does one teach children to read music on a staff?  

Well, first of all, it’s not done in the...

Teaching Kids How To Read Music Using Solfège, Hand Signs & Kinesthetic Learning

Teaching young kids to read music is quite a challenge.  I approach through a long process of...

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 Read Music: Rhythm using Stick Notation

When teaching to read traditional music notation, We highly recommend separating the elements....

Free Piano Checklist for Beginners

Many of my students have been forgetting some of the basics around technique.  Here's a handy chart...

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...