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Firework by Katy Perry

This month I worked with a lot of my teenage students to find “current” music that they wanted to learn to play.  It can be difficult to find pieces that excite them from a repertoire of classical music and traditional … Continue reading

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Hanon Exercises

I have mixed feelings about Hanon exercises.  I’m curious what other teachers have found, and how various students feel.  Here are my observations.  Feel free to comment. First, for some general background, here is the introduction by Wikipedia:The Virtuoso Pianist … Continue reading

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Nine Blind Mice

Looking for a piece with universal appeal?   Try this one out.  We actually had a visitor to our home notice this on the piano and sit down and want to learn it.  After about 15 minutes of being totally absorbed … Continue reading

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