Motif of the Month: The Idea of Monthly Learning ‘Themes’

I often worry about not sufficiently covering important areas in my lessons because they are so short. How am I going to make sure that I am providing my students with a holistic musical education in sometimes as little as 30 minutes per week? Periodical group lessons do shoulder some of this worry; however –… Continue reading Motif of the Month: The Idea of Monthly Learning ‘Themes’

Review: Piano Maestro from JoyTunes

If I wasn’t a piano teacher I definitely wouldn’t have an Ipad. I would probably be quite rude about them: they are not user friendly for viewing web pages, writing emails or filling out online forms. They are easy to drop. They attract sticky fingers. But despite these rather damning traits, they are an absolute… Continue reading Review: Piano Maestro from JoyTunes