Learn the Music Alphabet in Five Minutes or less
So You Want to Play the Piano? by Melanie Spanswick
Many music teachers have beginning students right now, so I thought I’d post a really fun, fast, and easy way to learn the music alphabet. This is an activity for the average age or older beginner and it will not take very much time out of the lesson. In fact, they like to play with […]
Wednesday Question: Why Don’t Parents Support Piano Lessons?
Melanie Spanswick is an English concert pianist, presenter, adjudicator, author, composer, and music educator. That is the short list! She has also written many articles for music publications and has given presentations and lectures on learning how to play piano. To this list of outstanding achievements, she has written a book , So You Want […]
Colorful Flower Themed Practice Sheet
Dear Susan. I am so frustrated. Why do parents put students in piano lessons but do not support me as a teacher? They don’t practice, miss lessons, and even come to lessons without their books. To answer that question, you have to realize the various reasons parents put their children in piano lessons. They want […]
Flower Practice Chart Last week I posted a robot themed practice chart. But some students, especially my young girls, prefer a more colorful version. So today I am sharing with you a practice chart full of pink and blue, and if you look real carefully, some tiny ponies at the bottom. If the cost of […]