Listening activity cards for your youngest piano students

listening activity cards

Yesterday was the first in many months of quarantine in-person lessons in the studio and oh boy, did I miss all that live interaction! Even with all health protocols in place! To make the first lesson special for my beginners I created cards for listening activity. The concepts high/low, fast/slow, and happy/sad are too abstract […]

Accidentals on the keys concept reviewing with unicorn printable

accidentals

Accidentals shouldn’t be difficult. And today’s unicorn-themed printable was created to prove that. It will help to unravel the secrets of naming the black keys. Either you are introducing the students to sharps, or only flats or both accidentals, this worksheet will make the learning fun. Accidentals success There are a few simple rules to […]

Music Terms and Signs 5 Minute Review

music-terms-and-signs-5-minute-review

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 […]