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Adults on the Move with Dalcroze!

Say the word "Eurhythmics" to a group of age-forty-plus adults and they would likely define it as a pop music group from the 1980s. College students might even give the same response. The same word given to a group of music educators would likely be defined as movement-based music instruction, primarily ...
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Making Music Throughout Adulthood: Best Practices in Teaching Piano to Adults of All Ages

Did you enjoy this webinar? Please complete our brief survey to help us improve our webinar series and continue to bring you the highest quality resources in piano teaching. File Name: Making Music Throughout Adulthood - Handout File Size: 123 kb Download File
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Isabel Marcheselli
What a wonderful webinar on this important topic, thank you, Pamela!
Tuesday, 08 October 2019 01:01
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How do you help a college piano major with poor reading skills?

t first glance, the scope of this issue's topic may seem limited. The majority of readers are independent teachers working with students before they leave for college. The percentage of their students who major in piano is small. However, the following articles by Dr. Timothy Shafer and Dr. Sylvia Coats contain valuable information and insights for...
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How do you teach the more "serious" adult student?

When my adult students tell me they are "not serious" about their piano study, a red flag goes up- "serious" means different things to different people. Although students may be try ing to say their final goal is not to be a performer, more often than not they are saying, "I don't have time to practice a lot, but I'm very serious about learning to ...
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The ultimate anti-aging hobby

Professional musicians have always been aware that their chosen profession contributes to a long lifespan, especially if they are pianists. The beloved Arthur Rubinstein continued to perform into his 90s and retired only because of diminishing eyesight caused by shingles. Alfred Brendel performed his final public concert last December in Vienna jus...
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Are adult piano students willing to self-teach?

​When  I gave one of my first presentations talking about adult students planning their own parties and studio classes, I was shocked by the audience response. "Adults don't have time to meet as a group!" "My adults are far too busy to take any initiative of their own." "You can't expect so much from adult students." Thank heavens that was man...
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