Resources

Welcome to my ever-growing collection of original resources!

Piano Boot Camp:  Special Ops - purchase here
Lesson plans for a 5-day intensive summer camp experience for tweens and young teens.

Alphabet Acrobatics - a bundle of 8 worksheets to help students develop fluency with the musical alphabet.  - purchase here

Findin' Buried Treasure:  Piano Lesson Incentive Program and Studio Theme -  purchase here

Music Theory Knowledge Knuggets - a comprehensive syllabus of theory knowledge organized into small nuggets of information that can be covered a little at a time.  purchase here

Piano Student Binder Inserts - four sheets to help your students learn and stay motivated.  Includes a goals worksheet, a 21-day practice challenge chart, a new piece worksheet, and a scales worksheet. Purchase allows for duplication for all students of one teacher.  purchase here



Links referenced in Teacher's Guide to Piano Boot Camp:  Special Ops



Mozart’s Piano Sonata No 11 in A - Major, K.331 – exposition of 1st movement. Free download: http://imslp.org/wiki/Piano_Sonata_No.11_in_A_major,_K.331/300i_%28Mozart,_Wolfgang_Amadeus%29  

http://bps.musespeak.com/2013/03/arm-and-hand-stretches-for-musicians.html (from Busted Piano String blog:  Arm and Hand Stretches for Musicians


Barbara Lister-Sink's Freeing the Caged Bird: Potentially Harmful Technical Habits Part 2


Piano technique exercise:  drop / free falls applied on keyboard 

 
  Alfred’s Premiere Piano Course, Technique 1A – Tool 2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=do6sDO9FE6A

Alan Chan plays “I Am The King” from Faber Piano Adventures Level 2A: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WtFBndSRYqw&index=14&list=PLF959194C7EE37038

Olga Jegunova  playing W.A. Mozart: Piano Sonata No 11 in A - Major, K.331 (300i) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vp_h649sZ9A   


Piano Lessons For The Beginners. Wrist Relaxation Exercises – Irina Gorin 

Teaching With “Tales Of A Musical Journey”. Book 2. Legato Pairs. – Irina Gorin




Sharp and flat flashcards

Thumbprint art

Thumb alignment
 and also 

Teaching Kids Hard Work and Persistence

How To Improve Your Stage Presence

Performance Anxiety - Anxiety vs. Excitement

How To Look Confident On Stage - Even If You Don't Feel Like it

Kit-Kat Piano


 


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