or Alive? Making Music History Live Again.
An interactive lecture/demonstration. How to improve your own knowledge
of music history and set up your own program. Includes various approaches
to teaching music history with hands-on activities.
Private Piano Lesson: A Musical Juggling Act.
Interesting and practical ways to incorporate Ear Training, Sight Reading,
Technique and Musicianship in the private studio.
Management and Tips for Effective Practicing.
A workshop that is particularly valuable to teachers of pre-teens and
Perfectionist Child - The Perfectionist Parent.
Avoid the pitfalls, and harness the instinct, for perfection, in
order to achieve positive results for students, and inspiration for
parents and teachers.
Public Performance or Private Pleasure?
is the goal of practical music instruction: performance in public recitals
or only for personal pleasure? Learn how to combine both. By teaching
specific performance techniques, we can create students who play confidently
in public performance as well as enjoying their music at home. An inspiring
lecture for teachers, parents and senior students.
Opera to Teach Classroom History.
A workshop for elementary and high school teachers.
Piano Music of Ravel: Impressionist or Not?
A riveting investigation of the piano music of Ravel. Examples of the
art of early twentieth century France, as well as a comparison with
the music of Debussy, bring this topic alive.
the Piano : More than a Method.
Learn about this comprehensive and motivating pedagogy, developed by
Carole L. Bigler and Valery Lloyd-Watts. Mastering the Piano includes
the best of conservatory/traditional teaching combined with the best
of the Suzuki Method, an analysis of the functional and emotional processes
of learning, called The Music Learning Cycle, and a complete, injury-free
Technical Program for pianists from first lessons to virtuoso levels.
Be inspired by these effective step- by-step strategies!
A Longterm Investment in Courage, Creativity and Challenge.