• January/February 2019 issue

    January/February 2019 issue

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  • Inspiring Artistry Repertoire Project

    A new teacher initiative that focuses on pedagogical approaches from leading teachers and provides
    detailed guidelines for the preparation, practice, and mastery of standard elementary and intermediate literature.

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  • Timeless Teaching Videos

    Timeless Teaching Videos

    View the fourth episode from a 1989 interview with Frances Clark.
    Inspirational segments curated from The Frances Clark Center's rich archives.


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Concept Preparation: The Missing Link - Webinar Archive now available!

Concept Preparation: The Missing Link - Webinar Archive now available!

Craig Sale inspired webinar attendees with many practical ways to improve effectiveness of teaching through preparing concepts before they occur in repertoire. The archive and handout from this webinar are now available to subscribers.

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Inspiring Artistry Repertoire Project


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We invite you to explore the Inspiring Artistry modules, which share pedagogical approaches from leading teachers and provide detailed guidelines for the preparation, practice, and mastery of standard elementary and intermediate literature. Available to our subscribers, upcoming videos will be released each month on our website and in our Facebook group, Piano Teach Learn

Teaching Foundational Technique: Arpeggios Parts 1 & 2


We hope that you have been enjoying our "Timeless Teaching Videos". We are excited to share not only videos from our archives, but also new videos that are full of timeless teaching advice in our series "Teaching Foundational Technique". Check out this two part installment in which Marvin Blickenstaff discusses teaching arpeggios.

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The Elvina Pearce Teacher Education Fund

The Elvina Pearce Teacher Education Fund

The Frances Clark Center is thrilled to announce the generous and transformative gift received from renowned teacher Elvina Truman Pearce. This unprecedented legacy gift has been donated by Mrs. Pearce to advance the mission of the Center through meaningful and high-quality teacher education. Executive Director, Dr. Jennifer Snow expressed, "We are overwhelmed and deeply grateful to Elvina for her extraordinary gift. This exceptional contribution establishes the Elvina Pearce Teacher Education Fund that is dedicated to the highest quality teacher education resources, programs, and courses through the Frances Clark Center. Through her generosity, Elvina continues to support the future development of the profession."

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