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Best Ideas for Teaching Online During This Pandemic

The "Best Ideas" for Teaching Online During This Pandemic! Over the last few weeks, I've put out a few articles about the easiest ways to teach piano remotely, an article to send to parents to help with student retention (send them the URL), and 5 long-distance games (published in 2104). [...]

Big Temporary Change to Our Studio License!

Big Temporary Change to Our Studio License! During this time of unprecedented distress, we at ComposeCreate are adjusting the licensing for all of our studio licensed music, Rhythm Menagerie, Rhythm Manipulations, and Rhythm Cup Explorations PDFs. Here is what we will be adjusting to help you teach effectively during this time: If you are teaching lessons [...]

Will Online Piano Lessons Really Work for Me or My Child?

Chances are, your piano teacher is wanting to move to remote piano lessons during this global pandemic. But it's understandable if you aren't sure about this. You might be wondering things like: Will this really be like regular piano lessons? Is it even possible that this can be as good [...]

Easy Ways to Switch to Temporary Online Piano Lessons – COVID 19 Help

Easy Ways to Switch to Temporary Online Lessons - COVID 19 Help Lots of piano teachers are talking about how to do online piano lessons, so I'll link to some of them below. But this article is especially for teachers who have little experience teaching online piano lessons, don't think [...]

Free Basketball Music Flashcards

Click to get the Basketball Music Flashcards Free Basketball Music Flashcards! March Madness is right around the corner and your students who love basketball will love these basketball music flashcards! Use them to freshen up students' note reading practice or play all kinds of music games with them. The sky's [...]

What is a Full-Time Piano Teacher?

Click to download a printable copy of this article Are You a Full-Time Piano Teacher? How do you define a full-time piano teacher? How many students make up a full-time studio? Determining this is important because it can significantly affect your health and how you run your business. Some [...]

Magic Valley MTA Followup

Thank you for attending the Magic Valley Music Teachers Association's meeting featuring "The Best Stress-free Business Practices for Your Studio!" I hope you found the recorded workshop to be helpful as well as the live Q&A. Below, you will find links to articles and resources that further discuss many of [...]

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The Bargain Bookstand I Use for Rhythm Cup Explorations™

The Bargain Bookstand I use for Rhythm Cup Explorations A lot of teachers have asked me how I like to display pages from Rhythm Cup Explorations™ when I am not displaying them digitally. Because the great thing about Rhythm Cup Explorations™ is that you can do it both ways [...]

Bring Rhythm Cup Explorations to a Teacher Meeting – for Free!

When I was program chair of our local association, I was always on the lookout for meeting ideas that would be exciting and would inject energy into our membership. And I was especially excited if the program was easy! So I'm thrilled to be able to tell you that [...]

Football Guys Note Reading Game

Football Guys Note Reading Game So much excitement surrounds the American football season, so it makes perfect sense that you can use this to energize your piano students! A few years ago, we created Football Music Flashcards that stand up between the piano keys. Asking the student to place [...]