Music Terms and Signs 5 Minute Review

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When I was a piano teacher fresh from the college I had trouble understanding how to keep the variety of piano and theory concepts up to date when the lesson is only 30 min. Not until my younger child was born I realized: just keep reminding what is what and the concepts are going to […]

C-Intervals Worksheet for Summer Piano Lessons

C-Intervals Worksheet

Intervals anyone? Actually, I love teaching intervals. It is my favorite concept. I do some prep work by introducing skips, steps, and repeats at a very early stage of learning piano. I cannot recall a single student who didn’t like or didn’t get intervals. And as you know the intervals are a crucial component of […]

Unicorn Ledger Notes Game for Your Beginner Piano Student

Unicorn Ledger Notes Game

Do you have a student who is a good note reader but when it comes to high pitches everything gets “too hard” and boring? Please note that some younger students just haven’t developed space and dimension sense yet. It is still hard for them to imagine the continuity of the staff. Therefore ledger line notes […]

Beginner Piano Sharp Note Reading Worksheet

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How many of you had a student who is scared of sharps and sharp note reading? The younger generation calls it a hashtag 😃, which makes us smile, right?! I do introduce my students to sharps early, in the first year of studying piano and use my full arsenal of visual, kinesthetic, and digital tools […]

Top 4 Beginner Piano Lesson Activities for Online Teaching

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Welcome to Start Piano Studio blog. Today we are entering the realm of online piano lessons. We do know that online lessons may not be your favorite way of teaching the piano and arguably the most effective one. However, there are times when they are the only way and we are here to help. How […]