The Sound of the future

The Sound of the future
Editor's note: In the November/December 2014 issue, Clavier Companion launched a series of articles addressing the future of piano teaching. The following article is part of that series. In the mid 1900s, electronically produced sounds were only available to an elite group of composers, artists, and recording studios. Today, our students have easy ...
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The Future of Piano Teaching - Flipping the Music Studio: Ideas for using YouTube in your Teaching

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Editor's note: In the November/December 2014 issue, Clavier Companion launched a series of articles addressing the future of piano teaching. The following article is part of that series, which will continue in future issues.  At the recent National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy, I opened my session by asking if anyone used YouTube. Everyone ...
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What are the best practices?

Editor's Note: In the November/December 2014 issue, Clavier Companion launched a series of articles addressing the future of piano teaching. The following article is part of that series, which will continue in future issues "I've always done it this way." "My teacher did it that way, too. It worked fine for her." "I plan to keep teaching this ...
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Kathleen Thiesen, thank you so much for the interesting articles.
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This is a very interesting story. Thank you for sharing great content. It is wonderful to watch this. To develop our talents, we n... Read More
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Should we fear the future?

Should we fear the future?
"What is the future of piano teaching?" is an important question, but it may tend to strike a bit of fear into each of us. Almost implicit in the question is another, more ominous question: "Will there be a future for piano teaching?" With the prevalence of online courses, YouTube videos, and iPad apps, all geared toward learning to play the piano,...
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The future of piano teaching - Technology and the learning process

Editor's note: In the November/December 2014 issue, Clavier Companion launched a series of articles addressing the future of piano teaching. This article is part of that series, which will continue in future issues.  "The popularity of this new pastime among children has increased rapidly . . . This new invader of the privacy of the home has b...
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The Future of Piano Teaching: Evaluating new teaching tools

The tools for education have changed greatly in recent decades, and they are still evolving. The internet and technologies such as computers, tablets, and smartphones have become ubiquitous, leading to the development of software, apps, and devices that have impacted education or have the potential to do so.  Part of our responsibility as educ...
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What are your thoughts on the future of piano teaching?

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What's next for our profession? Clavier Companion asked twelve pedagogues from around the country to contribute their thoughts on the future of piano teaching. In the following article, each author provides a short musing on this broad question. This series will continue in future issues, where longer articles by the same authors will provide an in...
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Piano teaching is considered a very unique and high role in the united states of America. Regularly in the college students give c... Read More
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The Future of Piano Teaching: Changes and Constants

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Mixed signals. We live in a time of unprecedented change. This thought is one that is expressed frequently these days—you may even find it to be clichéd. We hear it so often that we may not stop to consider what it really means, or if it is even as true as we might believe it to be. In this issue, Clavier Companion begins a series of articles that ...
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Questions and Answers

Q: What does the Teaching Artist movement have to do with me as an independent piano teacher? A: In the last column (November/December 2013), I responded to a question about Teaching Artists. We discussed the underlying value of "engagement before information" and briefly examined two types of activities pioneered by Teaching Artists: Interact...
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An interview with Gary Graffman

An interview with Gary Graffman
Editor's Note: This article is the first in an intermittent series of articles dedicated to profiling the teaching ideas and methods of various pedagogues. Gary Graffman is a perfect choice for the first entry in this series, as he is not only one of the most effective and influential pedagogues of recent decades, but he was also a student of Horow...
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Charting the future course of music history

Not long ago, a professor of piano pedagogy at a prestigious collegiate institution asked me to be a guest lecturer for a day. The topic was technology. The class was attended by a fine group of young pianists who were completing work on a graduate degree in piano performance. During the session, I got to know the students a little bit. I was inter...
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A question of focus

"What is the future of piano pedagogy?" An astute teacher asked me this in the last session at the end of a three-day conference. It stopped me in my tracks. What an excellent question-one I have even asked of others. But now, in front of a very intelligent and experienced group of pianists, it was my turn to grapple with an answer. And grapple I d...
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