Teaching Piano Students How to Improvise

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

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Improvising Music – 3 Steps To Get Better

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.