Rethinking the Recital

As a piano teacher I have had the unique opportunity to participate in recitals and performances from two very different vantage points. One of my vantage points is that of a piano and violin student. In the past, I would go to lessons, practice hard, and sometimes memorize the piece my teacher had assigned. Throughout the … Continue reading Rethinking the Recital



One of my favorite musical expressions is teaching piano. I am a relatively new teacher, and so I still have a lot to learn. One of the many skills I am trying to develop is how to utilize praise appropriately. What kind of praise is best for my students? Is praise different for each person? … Continue reading Praise