Bring Fun to the Studio with Unicorn’s Interval Worksheets

Themed worksheets are the best way to add some excitement to your everyday studio practicing. Recently I have noticed that not just 5 y.o. but also 9 y.o. give me a big smile when I pull out a binder of Unicorn’s Worksheet. Therefore I have created a series of Unicorn’s Interval Worksheets for the older […]

To Commute or Not to Commute, That is The Question?

To commute or not to commute

Hello and welcome to a series of blog posts exploring the questions piano teachers often ask when they start a piano studio. And one of them is about commuting to a student’s house. In this article let’s see when you would consider traveling to your student’s house to be a viable option and why. Do […]

Progressive Strategies to Practice Piano Scales

Playing scales is the most common way to develop finger dexterity, hands independents and coordination. There is no doubt that scale practice often becomes a chore for many students. The boredom of going up and down together with thoughtless playing diminishes the value of such an important technique and it turns into rooting unhealthy habits. […]

Do I Need a License to Teach the Piano?

Do I need license to teach the piano?

Hello and welcome to a series of blog posts exploring the questions piano teachers often ask. One of them is about licenses. Consider this blog post a self-starter guide into the topic of licensing. License vs Certificate Occupational licenses are sometimes confused with professional certificates. It may be because some organizations do refer to the […]

How to Keep Intermediate Piano Students Interested in Piano Lessons

How to keep intermediate piano students interested in piano lessons

Nowadays children are so over-scheduled with various activities that they hardly have time to live. Finding appropriate repertoire that fits into their busy lives and keeps them interested in piano lessons is challenging. Especially for intermediate level students. The time of elementary lessons, when students were exposed to learning music concepts, mastered pieces in a […]