We’ve all heard about or know someone who has done the magical elusive task of “going paperless” in their music studio, but who exactly are these people and how did they do it?! I’ll admit freely that I love technology and want so much to embrace it fully, however there are times when it has […]
Archives for January 2017
Super Shopping Game!
My students LOVE playing this simple “Shopping” game. A few teachers have asked me to expand on an earlier blog post and explain how I modify this game to make it work for a variety of ages. This game takes about 3-5 minutes to play, I usually have students play it in the middle of […]
Cool Resources for your Intermediate Violin Student
Oh how my little tiny three, four and five year old Violin students love me! Then at age six and seven they still laugh at my jokes. At eight we’ve usually grown used to each other (and some of the good manners have worn off) and by the time they reach middle school they are suddenly unable […]
Seven Ways for Piano Teachers to save $$ on Music!
If you’re a piano teacher and you love to have that “perfect” piece of music for your students, you’ll have experienced how downright expensive it is to buy the latest and greatest music for your students. It is SO tempting to copy music, especially when you are starting out teaching, but If you have […]
January Lesson Fun
Happy New Year! It’s official-Christmas is over and the decorations are all coming down. In my studio, it feels refreshed but a little bare without my crazy decorations everywhere. If you’re missing all the fun of your Christmas games, songs and resources that you used last month, take a moment and pull out some winter […]