In this issue...An interview with Ingrid ClarfieldA glimpse into her background, passions, philosophies, and practical experience as one of the most successful piano teachers in America.

In this issue...

An interview with Ingrid Clarfield

A glimpse into her background, passions, philosophies, and practical experience as one of the most successful piano teachers in America.
Also in this issue...Technology and the Learning ProcessThe ways in which we learn and form memories haven’t changed over the years. We still need information to be presented in manageable quantities and consistently duplicated in order for it to be stored in long-term memory. What has changed, however, is the amount of stimuli with which we are presented daily. Click to read more.

Also in this issue...

Technology and the Learning Process

The ways in which we learn and form memories haven’t changed over the years. We still need information to be presented in manageable quantities and consistently duplicated in order for it to be stored in long-term memory. What has changed, however, is the amount of stimuli with which we are presented daily. Click to read more.
Also in this issue...2015 Directory of Summer Camps and InstitutesWe are excited to present the much anticipated 2015 listing of summer programs for piano students and teachers.

Also in this issue...

2015 Directory of Summer Camps and Institutes

We are excited to present the much anticipated 2015 listing of summer programs for piano students and teachers.
Also in this issue...Should students count aloud when sight-reading?Many piano teachers believe that it is imperative to teach students to count aloud when learning a new piece, and they certainly have support in many of the popular teaching methods. However, I have to ask: if counting aloud while playing is so important for developing good rhythm skills, how do trumpet and clarinet players learn to perform in rhythm?
Also in this issue...

Should students count aloud when sight-reading?

Many piano teachers believe that it is imperative to teach students to count aloud when learning a new piece, and they certainly have support in many of the popular teaching methods. However, I have to ask: if counting aloud while playing is so important for developing good rhythm skills, how do trumpet and clarinet players learn to perform in rhythm?
Now for iPad and iPhone...The Clavier Companion appWith the Clavier Companion app, subscribers have full access to all the content of the print magazine, plus enhanced multimedia features complementing selected articles. Receive Clavier Companion the moment it is published, and enjoy access to purchased issues for life! Prices start at just $4.99!
Now for iPad and iPhone...

The Clavier Companion app

With the Clavier Companion app, subscribers have full access to all the content of the print magazine, plus enhanced multimedia features complementing selected articles. Receive Clavier Companion the moment it is published, and enjoy access to purchased issues for life! Prices start at just $4.99!

the piano magazine writing contest

 

Clavier Companion is proud to sponsor this exciting contest showcasing the talent of tomorrow's teachers!

Grand Prize: Publication in a forthcoming issue of Clavier Companion.

Secondary Prizes: Publication on the Clavier Companion website.

Writers are free to choose any topic relating to the field of piano pedagogy and write a 1,500 word article.  Submissions must be received by June 1st, 2015.  

To download the official rules and regulations for the 2015 Clavier Companion Collegiate Writing Contest, click here.

 

To read the two runner up essays for the 2014 Writing Contest, click here.