Rebroadcast in SPANISH: Teaching Elementary Students Online

Rebroadcast in SPANISH: Teaching Elementary Students Online with Leah Claiborne, Sara Ernst, Rebecca Pennington, Anna Beth Rucker, Angela Triandafillou, & Trevor Thornton (translated by Desireé González)  Did you enjoy this webinar? Please complete our brief survey to help us improve our webinar series and continue to b...
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Creative Solutions for Online Studio Recitals

 Creative Solutions for Online Studio Recitals with Sara Ernst, Rebecca Pennington, Anna Beth Rucker, & Leila Viss 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. 
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Answers for Successful Online Teaching of Elementary Group Lessons

Answers for Successful Online Teaching of Elementary Group Lessons with Craig Sale, Sara Ernst, Amy Glennon, Rebecca Pennington, Allison Shinnick, and Angela Triandafillou  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...
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Town Hall Discussion: Effective Teaching in Challenging Times and Beyond

Town Hall Discussion: Effective Teaching in Challenging Times and Beyond with Jennifer Snow, Sara Ernst, Andrea McAlister, Pamela Pike, and Craig Sale 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. 
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Teaching Elementary Students Online

Teaching Elementary Students Online with Sara Ernst, Rebecca Pennington, and the faculty of the New School for Music Study.  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.
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Inside the Studio with Sara Ernst

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Questions and Answers: I Don't Get It

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Smiling Faces and Adapted Approaches in Online Lessons with Children

My recent lessons with elementary and intermediate students have been filled with music making and sweet moments of personal connection. I enjoyed a student's smile with a first lost tooth, another's excitement in showing off her scales with both hands, and exclamations of "I love this piece!" and "That's Treble G!" While these experience...
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A Tribute to Marvin Blickenstaff and his Pedagogical Legacy

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Marvin Blickenstaff has been a pillar of the North American piano community for more than five decades. His dedication to outstanding teaching, learning, and performing has been honed through his work with innumerable students and their teachers. Anyone who has witnessed Marvin working with young pianists understands why his work is so powerful. He...
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Winter 2020: New Music & Materials Reviews

(S4) TOCCATA "HYGAGAN," OPUS 229by Dianne Goolkasian Rahbee From the FJH Contemporary Keyboard Sheets, Toccata "Hygagan" by Dianne Goolkasian Rahbee is an engaging and virtuosic late-intermediate piano solo.Born in Massachusetts, Rahbee is a first-generation Armenian American. She was a piano major at Juilliard, and a self-taught composer who ...
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Where is the Beethoven review I submitted that was supposed to appear in this issue?
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First Looks: Music for Young Children® (MYC®), A group piano program for young children

MUSIC FOR YOUNG CHILDREN (MYC) is a piano-focused music curriculum designed for age-based classes of up to six children (ages 3–9). Founded in Canada by Frances Balodis program's focus on group learning and parental involvement. in 1980, it was most recently revised in 2015, and is now an international&n...
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NCKP 2021 Preview with Jennifer Snow and Sara Ernst (05-26-21)

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Spring 2019: New Music Reviews

 (S1-3) Imaginations Books 1 and 2, by Kevin Olson.  Kevin Olson has a knack for creating fresh and original sounds at every teaching level. While incorporating the reading, rhythmic, and technical skills needed to advance the piano student, Imaginations offers a wide variety of appealing pieces. With titles like "Android Attack," "Pengui...
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Gurlitt: Aus dem Norden, Op. 130, No. 21

Gurlitt: Aus dem Norden, Op. 130, No. 21
Preparation and Presentation  Pieces that are helpful to have experienced or played before approaching this one. Kohler: Etude in F Major, op. 190, no. 27Diabelli: Vivace in C Major, op. 125, no. 7any pieces that involve playing a LH broken-chord accompaniment against a lyrical RH melody, in either 3/4 or 3/8 Creative activities to explore bef...
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November/December 2018: New Music Reviews

(S3-4) Big Phat Jazz Piano Solos: 10 Big Phat Band Classics, arranged by Gordon Goodwin. (S3-4) If you're not familiar with the name "Gordon Goodwin," you probably haven't played in a high school jazz band in the last fifteen years or so. Goodwin's music has achieved near ubiquity in the jazz e...
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Gurlitt: Aus dem Norden, Op. 130, No. 21

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Preparation and Presentation  Pieces that are helpful to have experienced or played before approaching this one. Kohler: Etude in F Major, op. 190, no. 27Diabelli: Vivace in C Major, op. 125, no. 7any pieces that involve playing a LH broken-chord accompaniment against a lyrical RH melody, in either 3/4 or 3/8 Creative activities to explore bef...
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September/October 2018: First Looks, New Music Reviews

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New Music Reviews Editor's note Ho, ho, ho! The holidays are on the horizon. We know how it is for piano teachers (we're teachers ourselves). We frantically run to the music store, hoping to snag our favorites before the teacher with 120 students cleans out the inventory. Clavier Companion is here to help. This issue's holiday reviews will help you...
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July/August 2018: First Looks, New Music Reviews

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Six Progressive Sonatinas for the Piano Forte, Op. 36, by Muzio Clementi. Authentic Revised Edition ("With Considerable Improvements"), edited by Arthur Houle. This volume presents Clementi's ubiquitous Op. 36 Sonatinas in "the first and only definitive critical edition based on all the primary sources, with extensive notes on performance practice ...
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May/June: New Music Reviews

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Festival Sonatina by Eugénie Rocherelle  The Classical sonatina is such a pedagogical treasure, as it provides great material to study and perform—teachers can spur growth in artistry, and students love the musically satisfying material. Eugénie Rocherolle's Festival Sonatina has two commonalities with the Classical sonatina: its three-mo...
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Jan/Feb 2018: First Looks New Music Reviews

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(S1-2) 24 Short and Easy Pieces, Op. 1, Alexander Reinagle. Teachers and students enjoy Reinagle's pieces both for their charming writing and their accessibility to elementary students. Reinagle's biography, moreover, is a fun and interesting one that connects traditions of European classical music to life in the United States. Reinagle is tho...
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