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Find The Right Teacher For My Child

Finding the right teacher for you or your child is one of the most important factors in insuring a positive experience. It is wise to interview more than one teacher to assess their teaching philosophies, expectations and experience. Matching your personality with...

What Does My Yearly Tuition Cover?

This is a great list that Wendy Stevens from Compose Create put together. All independent music teachers (IMTs) differ in methods of operation. However, the tuition of nearly all teachers covers the following:Time spent with the student Lessons, performance classes,...

Basic Practice Tips

I have parents of my students do no have a music background and they are not sure how to help their child. I know this can be very frustrating! The most important thing you can do whether you have a music background or not is to “get involved” with their...

Guide to Practicing Your Lesson

This is a great article on a Guide to Practicing from Kevin M Coan  How well you practice determines how well you will succeed in piano lessons. You are your own teacher six days out of seven! Therefore, what you do at home is far more important that what takes place...

Recital Prep: The Three M’s

This article came from The Cincinnati Pianist  Have it Mastered: Your pieces should really feel like they are completely “in your fingers” and you should feel confident even in the most difficult parts. Remember that there is a big difference between mastery and...