If you are in a stage of life where parenting or work commitments, or whatever else are keeping you from practicing and growing on your instrument- I encourage to not give up.Read More →

This one-room group piano schoolhouse format works very well. The students enjoy being in the class together. They like performing solos for each other and playing together in ensembles.

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Games Make Practicing Fun- Who would have Thought? Teaching piano students to practice effectively can be a challenge.  To the students, it can feel like drudgery. Playing piano practice games makes it easier and more fun. When my students are getting tired of practicing a piece, and I feel myRead More →

Teaching Piano Classes Rocks! This week so many stellar moments happened in the piano classes. Thanksgiving was last week, and I don’t want to leave this month without remembering how appreciative my soul feels. I pinch myself every day that my livelihood is making music with other humans. I wantRead More →

Autumn in Idaho is Breathtaking This time of year is really my favorite. In the Treasure Valley here in Idaho, we enjoy many moderate days with lots of sunshine. The trees are changing their colors. It’s really stunningly beautiful. I love getting out my sweaters and drinking my tea inRead More →

Preschool Piano- Music For Little Mozarts Review- 4.5 Musical Mochas Music For Little Mozarts by Alfred publishing is my go-to preschool piano method music curriculum. I use it for ages 4-7 years old. Today I am going to review the Music For Little Mozarts Curriculum. I have been using  this methodRead More →

I Want to Play Piano Just Like Mommy! When I was in the third grade I thought it would be really cool to play the piano. My mother played and I loved listening to her.  I wanted to be able to make beautiful music just like her. I started messingRead More →