Rhythm Pizza on Foam Board

Rhythm Pizza Today I decided to put my 4 pages of Rhythm Pizza on foam board. Since that has been one of the most downloaded pages, I thought I’d share my attempts. My young students love to sit and work this puzzle while they wait for their lesson or for their parents to pick them […]

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NotePad from the Finale Family

On my website I have a link to NotePad, a simple version of Finale, the notation writing program that I have been using for years. You would think I would be better at it, but that’s another story! The Finale website has announced that in the next several weeks, NotePad will not be free to […]

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A Camera as a Teaching Tool

A camera is a useful tool during piano lessons. It’s quick and easy and doesn’t use a lot a valuable lesson time.  Beginning students usually have trouble with a rounded hand shape. Sometimes it’s the index finger and sometimes it’s the pinkie that flies up, no matter how hard we have tried to keep it […]

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Some new supplies

This is a great time to go shopping for supplies to use in your studio. All the stores have their back to school items at less-than-normal prices. I’ve posted a picture of some items I bought. Here they are clock-wise from the bottom right. These little see-through self-sticking strips are great for highlighting music that […]

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