Welcome to the dedicated page for piano teachers, bringing together the best resources and articles from the Pianodao website.
I am pleased that alongside my own articles, several other leading teachers have written for Pianodao, expanding the range of insight. Contributors include best-selling authors Karen Marshall, Paul Harris, and many more!
The lists below will continue to grow considerably, offering a permanent free resource of information to support colleagues around the world. Stay tuned!
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These posts underline some basic principles and approaches for piano teaching:
- Sound Before Symbol: Lessons from History
- Effective Musical Learning
- Lesson Planning? A Voyage of Discovery Paul Harris
- Playing the Piano “for fun”
- Dealing with Lesson Anxiety
General Teaching Articles
- Piano Lessons: More than a Commodity – coping with the consumer parent
- ARSM: Your Questions Answered – interview with Penny Milsom
- Online Teacher Training with the RCM Garreth Brooke
- Skype? Piano Teaching in the age of video conferencing Mark Polishook
- Accentuate the Positive: Piano Teaching and NLP Frances Wilson
- Does piano playing make children smarter?
- The “People-Person” piano teacher Karen Marshall
- The Practising, Playing, Performing Piano Teacher Karen Marshall
- The Art of Piano Pedagogy
Teaching Tips and Strategies
- Rhythm Games (with Free downloadable flashcards)
- Using Rounds in Piano Lessons Karen Marshall
- How to teach scales effectively Karen Marshall
- A Practical Guide to teaching sight-reading Karen Marshall
- Developing Performing Skills Roberta Wolff
- Teaching your pupils how to bow in concerts
- 10 Important Memory Tricks Sofie Kay
Motivation & Practice
- Let’s Talk about Practice Expectations
- Initiating Practice – including free printable Practice Charts Roberta Wolff
- Teaching pupils how to practise Roberta Wolff
- Time to rethink Practice Notebooks?
- Motivation: One size doesn’t fit all Karen Marshall
Method Books Reviewed
Thank you for your interest!
And if you are a piano teacher looking for support, you can also feel free to contact me.