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How to create an unlisted video in YouTube

​Unlisted videos are accessible only by the link that you share--they don't show up in search engines and they aren't visible to viewers of your YouTube channel. 
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Class Piano and COVID-19

In this unprecedented time of uncertainty around COVID-19, class piano instructors are faced with the daunting task of moving instruction online. Here are some tips from leading class piano teachers on how to make this transition. Organize your students:Assignments may take longer to complete at home. Have reasonable expectations of workload.G...
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March/April 2018: Editor's Column

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I admit it: technology has won a firm, long-lasting place in my heart. At present, I own two iPads, an iMac, an iPhone, a laptop, a music video camera, and a number of digital pianos. Other odds and ends of plug-in equipment and Bluetooth gadgets litter my home and studio. These are all completely necessary—or at ...
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Teaching to Video—A New Pedagogical Experience

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Striving for Excellence in Online Piano Pedagogy: Characteristics of Expert Teachers Using the Video-Conferencing Format

​ During a recent tour at the Bell Homestead in my hometown of Brantford, Ontario, Canada, I came across an interesting fact. In 1876, Alexander Graham Bell set up a demonstration of his new invention, the telephone. He arranged for friends to play a melodeon and sing over a telephone line in order to show that sound could be transmitted over the t...
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Checking In: Mindful Body Awareness for Pianists

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"You have pneumonia." It shouldn't have been a surprise. A cold reared its ugly head just as the school year started, but I had to push ahead. No daycare the week that classes start? Stay up late to write your syllabi! Feel like you might collapse? Those classes won't teach themselves! Been six weeks since you felt like yourself? It'll clear u...
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How do you use technology in the study of advanced literature?

Working with advanced students is challenging for many reasons, not the least of which is the issue of time management. As the students become more advanced, they tend. outwork simultaneously on both longer pieces and a greater number of pieces. For this reason, lessons must take very efficient use of the available time. The last thing th...
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How do you use technology in your summer teaching?

from the series: ​Tomorrow Today: TechnologyGeorge Litterst, EditorSummer time is special. Family schedules lose the routine that is imposed by the school calendar, students float in and out of town, and everyone is in a different frame of mind. The circumstances that surround summer teaching challenge us to keep our students excited abou...
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DIGITAL-ONLY CONTENT: Online teaching: How I work with my students in Saudi Arabia

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When I moved back to the United States after living in Saudi Arabia for fifteen years, I went from a full teaching studio of over 50 students along with a mentorship program to teaching a smaller number of students online.I had been teaching online students in the United States for several years while living in the middle east and now I was flippin...
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Mary Phegley
When will today’s webinar on online teaching be available on the website?
Monday, 16 March 2020 12:22
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Teaching with Technology: New Tools For the Piano Studio

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Teachers and educators have a wide assortment of obligations, including creating homeroom educational programs, showing courses, a... Read More
Tuesday, 19 November 2019 13:42
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Keep Your Cell Phone Out: Technology that Transforms Traditional Practicing and Teaching

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No audio? I thought I would be able to watch the webinar I missed.
Sunday, 20 October 2019 22:02
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Helpful Guidance for Piano Teachers During the COVID Crisis

In the uncertainty and confusion of the COVID-19 crisis, the music community faces unprecedented issues surrounding private and group instruction. As you consider what is best for your studio, we at the Frances Clark Center hope that you find this document helpful in your decision making and communication:Decision Making Helpful resources include t...
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Rozalie Levant
Is any lecture or Town Hall from the previous week available for watching during the following week?
Sunday, 22 March 2020 15:23
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Yes, Rozalie, all of last week's replays are now available. Please scroll through the webinar display at the top of the page on ht... Read More
Monday, 23 March 2020 21:50
Anita Powell
Just want to say Thank You, Thank You, Thank You! Taught my first online lessons this week and I survived! And, so did my students... Read More
Wednesday, 25 March 2020 17:58
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Fostering Artistry and Healthy Playing Habits in Beginning Piano Lessons

Join The Frances Clark Center and Dr. Diana Dumlavwalla on Wednesday, March 11, at 11:00am EST.Register now!Fostering Artistry and Healthy Playing Habits in Beginning Piano Lessons​Playing with a healthy physical approach is essential for all piano students striving for artistic performances. This webinar will address issues related ...
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Questions and Answers

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Daniel Tsukamoto
Will there ever be online transmission, where I don't have to worry about 1/8 of a second delay while doing demonstration to my st... Read More
Sunday, 23 February 2020 20:48
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Rethinking disABILITIES and Music Education

Recorded at the 2019 National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy. July 25, 2019.
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Just come here as she shares stories and plans from her life as a piano and singer, actress, educator, and people of the arts comm... Read More
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Autism and Piano Study: A Basic Teaching Vocabulary

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DIGITAL-ONLY CONTENT: Music for the intermediate pianist by eight women composers

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Editor's note: This is a companion piece to the January/February 2018 article, "Women of exceptional accomplishment: Eight women composers" by Teresa Rupp, found here.Anyone who thinks there is a lack of piano music by women composers from previous centuries hasn't looked too hard. Take the music of these eight composers as a great example. Mo...
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Alice Peterson
Gail Smith's Women Composers in History music collection is a mainstay in my studio alongside the Maurice Hinson edition, as are ... Read More
Sunday, 20 October 2019 14:12
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DIGITAL ONLY CONTENT: Speak out! Five-and-a-half minutes with composer, Lynda Lybeck-Robinson

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I met Lynda on FaceBook about five years ago and life has brought us together in real life many times since. The harmony in her compositions is a refreshingly unexpected departure from much of the pedagogical literature, and my students (young and old) all know who Ms. Lynda is. She mentions "Coal Miner's Lullaby" from Alaska Sk...
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Miss Lynda is a teacher of literature that can guide their students well they belongs to the city named as Canada. Through this pa... Read More
Thursday, 02 April 2020 04:29
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Digital-Only Content: Dartington Hall celebrates 70 years!

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Dartington Hall is a creative institution and historical meeting ground for those hungry to explore a new musical landscape, renowned for its compelling and diverse community of performers, composers and thinkers.Celebrating its 70th anniversary, the internationally renowned Summer School is at the heart of everything Dartington stands for. The 14t...
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DIGITAL-ONLY CONTENT: The Harmony Program celebrates 10 years of service to New York City.

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Celebrating the success of its students and the vital role music plays in shaping communities in the New York City metro area This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Harmony Program, an organization that brings free instrumental music education into under-served communities across New York City and Long Island. Over the past ten years, the Harm...
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