Guest Post by Karen Marshall & David Blackwell
We are delighted to present this additional free digital download for piano teachers, comprising another three new Carol arrangements, and really hope it will be useful to you this Christmas time.
We hope the additional information below about each carol will also give some interesting facts for you to share with your student and the teaching content section will help you determine which students it will be most useful for.
Very best wishes, Karen Marshall and David Blackwell
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Guest Post by Karen Marshall
Behind the scenes of Get Set! Piano Christmas Crackers and its five aims.
The book was written between October and December last year, with all the materials tested with pupils in Karen Marshall’s teaching practice.
Karen and David spoke extensively to teachers to find out exactly what they were looking for in a Christmas book and ‘Get Set! Christmas Crackers’ was the result.
Here you get a ‘behind the scenes’ account of the ideas behind the pages and a quick summary of the main ‘Five Aims’.
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Sheet Music Review Christmas 2017 Roundup
For musicians, the countdown to Christmas is about to begin in earnest, if it hasn’t already. Sheet music needs to be acquired, pianists and students must start learning their Christmas repertoire, preparing for seasonal performances, and so on.
In this review, I will round up some of the Christmas piano publications that I’ve received in recent months – as well as revealing my favourite standard Christmas Song book at the end!
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