This article is for piano teachers looking for ways to introduce improvisation into their students’ lessons and make the experience fun and successful. This week, I was very fortunate to be able to attend a program on the “Art of Improvisation” conducted by Jeffrey Chappell—a true expert on the subject. As a piano teacher
Are you a mom or dad who is having trouble getting your son or daughter to practice? You ever hear your little musician say he or she is tired of playing the same music? Is practicing a chore? Well, I will admit that it’s difficult to always go to your instrument and have to “work” on something. While it’s very satisfying to play a song, learning a song isn’t always so entertaining.
Whatever background your trumpet teacher may have, you can expect to learn all of the basics and then some. There is a whole vast world of music to contribute to out there. Find the teacher who is right for you! A standout member of the brass family, the trumpet is a unique and powerful instrument