How To Help Students Relax When Playing The Piano

Newsflash! Tension and pain is not just ‘part of the deal’ when playing the piano. So why do so many students suffer from this problem? There many reasons

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How To Help Students GET The True Value Of Scales

I’m just going to come right out and say it. I love scales! Scales give us the key to unlocking the mysteries of music (pun intended). They are

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How To Defeat Indecision When You’re Multi-Passionate

Would you call yourself multi-passionate? Meaning you’re skilled at and interested in a few, maybe many, different pursuits. Maybe you’re like me and love several music and non-music

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3 Ways To Create More Through Imperfect Action

Do you want to create more but can’t seem to get stuff finished or make progress? Do you give up easily and have negative thoughts about yourself?  As

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3 Secrets To Improving Your Student’s Sight Reading

If your students struggle with sight reading they could be looking at too much of the detail and not enough of the bigger picture. Maybe they’ve so far

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4 Surprising Ways Your Creativity Is Enhanced Through Building A Business

If you’re a musician, chances are you’re not motivated by money. You’re more likely inspired by creativity and by the joy the Creative Arts brings to our lives.

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The Creative Vs Traditional Piano Teaching Debate. Where Do You Stand?

I have to admit, I didn’t come across the term “creative” piano teaching until about 3 years ago. I hadn’t considered if I was a creative piano teacher

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How To Use Story To Write Music Like a Film Composer

Have you ever wondered how film composers write their scores? Where do they start? How do they develop their ideas? How does the music pair so perfectly with

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3 Big Sight-Reading Mistakes And How To Fix Them

I’m sure many of you are amazing sight-readers, but if you’re like me, to say you’ve struggled with it, is an understatement. Maybe sight reading has always come

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