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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. […]

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 […]

20 Intermediate Piano Repertoire Pieces to Inspire

Intermediate Piano Repertoire

Do you have a list of intermediate piano repertoire pieces to inspire and motivate your students?? Introducing the students to world-known pianists is an encouraging and rewarding experience and has to be included in the lesson plan for all levels. Here is a list of 20 Intermediate Piano Repertoire Pieces which definitely are going to […]

The Guide to Intermediate Piano Lesson Planning

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Intermediate Piano Lesson Planning? Do we need to plan and set goals for each student? After years of working with students and various technical educational resources available to me, I came up with a simple planning system that helps me organize day-to-day lessons effectively. Each lesson for the level 5-8 piano student is 45 min […]

How to Inspire and Motivate Piano Students

How to inspire and motivate piano students

Nowadays children are born into a fast-paced, technology-driven world, that changes rapidly and remarkably every day. Accepting the idea that today’s children cannot be motivated the same way as 20 years ago could help to adopt some new motivation strategy. Among the well-known approaches as choosing the good variety of repertoire, performing in festivals and […]