In this issue...An interview with Sean ChenAttendees of the 2015 National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy will have the exciting opportunity to hear guest artist Sean Chen. Rebecca Grooms Johnson joins him for an exclusive interview.

In this issue...

An interview with Sean Chen

Attendees of the 2015 National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy will have the exciting opportunity to hear guest artist Sean Chen. Rebecca Grooms Johnson joins him for an exclusive interview.
Also in this issue...Employed or Self-Employed?This article weighs pros and cons of teaching in community music schools, independent studios, and other teaching environments. As with most choices in life, there is not one approach that is best for everyone.

Also in this issue...

Employed or Self-Employed?

This article weighs pros and cons of teaching in community music schools, independent studios, and other teaching environments. As with most choices in life, there is not one approach that is best for everyone.
Also in this issue...Using Technology to Improve Student RetentionTechnology is a big part of our lives and our students’ lives; when used in the right way it can be a huge asset to our studios. It is important to understand how to properly use these tools so they can keep students interested and engaged while also benefiting the teacher.

Also in this issue...

Using Technology to Improve Student Retention

Technology is a big part of our lives and our students’ lives; when used in the right way it can be a huge asset to our studios. It is important to understand how to properly use these tools so they can keep students interested and engaged while also benefiting the teacher.
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.
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.