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ABOUT THE MICROCOURSES

The microcourses integrate readings and video from the extensive curated archives of the Frances Clark Center, including The Piano Magazine, Teaching Foundational Technique, Clavier Companion, The Beginner Course, Inspiring Artistry, From the Artist Bench, and Webinars. Users can move at their own pace through the sessions, which are organized by topic. Questions at the conclusion of every session provide an opportunity to reflect on the content and its application to your own teaching and learning at the piano. Each microcourse is at the affordable price of $30.

Access to each course will be provided for 12 months from the original date of purchase.



MICROCOURSE TOPICS

  • Teaching Piano SkillsContributors include: Marvin Blickenstaff, Phyllis Lehrer, Scott McBride SmithGives teachers insight into the best practices of teaching and learning scales, chords, and arpeggios at the piano.Click to Enroll
    Teaching Piano Skills
    Contributors include: Marvin Blickenstaff, Phyllis Lehrer, Scott McBride Smith

    Gives teachers insight into the best practices of teaching and learning scales, chords, and arpeggios at the piano.
    Click to Enroll

  • Inclusive Teaching at the PianoContributors include: Scott Price, Beth BauerAn introductory four-module series on teaching students with special needs. Topics include tone, language, reading, non-verbal communication, and teaching students with visual impairments.Click to Enroll
    Inclusive Teaching at the Piano
    Contributors include: Scott Price, Beth Bauer

    An introductory four-module series on teaching students with special needs. Topics include tone, language, reading, non-verbal communication, and teaching students with visual impairments.
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  • Teaching Jazz at the PianoContributors include: Jeremy Siskind, Lee EvansOffers teachers practical pedagogy around five elements of teaching jazz: articulation, chord symbols, listening, comping, and improvisation.Click to Enroll
    Teaching Jazz at the Piano
    Contributors include: Jeremy Siskind, Lee Evans

    Offers teachers practical pedagogy around five elements of teaching jazz: articulation, chord symbols, listening, comping, and improvisation.
    Click to Enroll

  • Performance Anxiety: How to Prepare for Your Best PerformanceContributors include: Vanessa Cornett, Gail Berenson, Julie Jaffee NagelOffers insights into mindfulness, stage fright, and positive self-talk.Click to Enroll
    Performance Anxiety: How to Prepare for Your Best Performance
    Contributors include: Vanessa Cornett, Gail Berenson, Julie Jaffee Nagel

    Offers insights into mindfulness, stage fright, and positive self-talk.
    Click to Enroll

  • Classical Sonatinas and Sonatas at the PianoContributors include: Jerry Wong, Peter Takacs, Amy Glennon, Ratko DelorkoExplores the technique, style, and character of Classical music from pre-sonatina works through the music of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven.Click to Enroll
    Classical Sonatinas and Sonatas at the Piano
    Contributors include: Jerry Wong, Peter Takacs, Amy Glennon, Ratko Delorko

    Explores the technique, style, and character of Classical music from pre-sonatina works through the music of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven.
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About Piano Magazine

Piano Magazine is the leading resource for pianists, piano teachers, and piano enthusiasts. We bring you informative, interesting, and inspiring ideas on all aspects of piano teaching, learning, and performing. The official name of Clavier Companion magazine was changed to Piano Magazine in 2019.

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