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Choosing a Piano Teacher

Choosing a teacher for your child  … or for yourself … is the single most important decision you’ll ever make to assure you’ll learn quickly and correctly.  And above all, that music will become a permanent joy in your child’s … Continue reading

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Metronome … Yes or No?

Metronome … Yes or no? Fifty years ago, this question would probably never have been broached.  The familiar little wooden pyramid was an almost ubiquitous accessory to the piano and the beginning student was introduced to it very quickly.  And … Continue reading

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Piano Exercises … Yes or No

Scales and arpeggios.   Schmitt, Plaidy, Pischna, and Hanon …  the list is a daunting one and almost every teacher is familiar with the task of administering this “medicine” to all her students.  Those fingers must be strengthened and evenness … Continue reading

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Little Waltz in F Major

Little Waltz is a simple piece for beginning piano students.   The chord progressions are very easy  ….  the basic I  IV and V.     The student should be encouraged to find the right hand melody in the first and last portions … Continue reading

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