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3 Big New Rhythm Resources Coming + FREE Rhythm Menagerie Sample

Download FREE Menagerie Sample! 3 Big New Rhythm Resources Coming! I'm so excited to announce to you that we are going to be releasing 3 big new rhythm resources on August 29th, [...]

NEW! Music Flip Flop Flashcards

Music Flip Flop Flashcards - Download FREE for now! Your students are going to love these new music flip flop flashcards! There are so many ways you can use them to teach your students note names, white key names, and more! These music flip flop flashcards are FREE (for now), but [...]

7 Rules for Texting and Emailing Piano Parents – You may not be saying what you think you are saying!

7 Rules for Texting and Emailing Piano Parents - What you might not know can kill your message! Texting and emailing piano parents is dangerous work! Though I've learned a lot about emailing piano parents from my husband whose job relies heavily on email, I've also learned a lot the hard [...]

MTNA 2017 Meet Up!

MTNA 2017 ComposeCreate Community Meet-up I'm so excited about this year's MTNA conference! There are so many wonderful sessions on the program. But what I'm most excited about is getting together with you and the ComposeCreate community! Last year, I found out that I scheduled a dinner at the [...]

Teach Piano Improvisation with Forrest Kinney – Get the Create First Duet Book FREE

Learn to Teach Piano Improvisation with Forrest Kinney - Get a free Create First book! I'm so excited to tell you about a brand new series of books by Forrest Kinney that is designed to teach improvisation to all ages of students, including beginners who have no pulse! I've been [...]

New 2017 Music Valentines – Free!

New 2017 Music Valentines! I have a new gift for you as part of the ComposeCreate community! You may have used the other Valentine Music Notes to give to your students as valentines or to use as a game. But, you can't keep giving them the same music valentines year [...]

Free American Football Music Flashcards!

Football Music Flashcards - Download FREE! In celebration of the release of the new Football Fever piano piece, I wanted to give you some football music flashcards that you can use, especially now as the Super Bowl is coming up! But these are not just music flashcards! We all [...]

The Perfect “Back-to-Piano in the Winter Piano Piece!”

The Perfect Winter Piano Piece for January - NEW! Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful holiday break and are energized for 2017! But the likelihood of both of those things being true is probably not very high! January is just tough. And it's not just tough for [...]

Free Holiday Music Lesson Plan

The Perfect Holiday Music Lesson Plan   Are you overwhelmed trying to think up a good holiday music lesson plan? Here's the perfect recipe for a group lesson or party that will have your students so excited about coming back in January! This is probably the cheapest and most fun group [...]

FREE Holiday Who Am I Game

Free Holiday Who Am I Game! Holiday group lessons or parties have always been my favorite part of the teaching year! But, we all know that group lessons can be tons of work beforehand. So this year, I'm giving away two holiday games, which when combined with Holiday Rhythm Cup Explorations, mean [...]