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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 [...]

Pantone Color of the Year – Coral 30 and 40 Piece Challenge Charts!

Download the free charts! I fell in love with Pantone's color of the year for 2019. It's a beautiful coral color and just seems perfect for a new color set for fresh 30 an 40 piece challenge charts. I love what Pantone says about how and why they select [...]

Can You Raise Your Piano Lesson Price Too High?

Can You Raise Your Piano Lesson Price Too High? I had an experience about four months ago that made me so upset I couldn’t write about it for months. I knew I was too angry at that time to communicate anything good. But I learned a serious lesson in [...]

New Vivaldi Music Certificates!

$4.99 Studio license (on sale for a limited time) Add to Cart New Vivaldi Music Certificates! Today, we're adding to the collection of 21st Century certificate designs! I love this new Vivaldi Music Certificate package because it pairs perfectly with the new Vivaldi Spring Recital Program Template Package [...]

New 2019 Spring Template!

Add to Cart $7.99 Studio license (sale for a limited time) New Spring Template Package! I'm so excited about this year's spring template package because it's just so beautiful. It's my favorite so far. The colors are popular, it features Vivaldi's spring melody, it showcases beautiful [...]

New Sports Music Flashcards

$4 Studio license Add to Cart New Sports Music Flashcards and Games I have a soccer lover in my house now. And I've found that if I can tie soccer to anything, it's automatically fun for my kiddo! So it seemed only natural with the release of the new [...]

Yellow overlays for dyslexic piano students – Does it work?

Yellow overlays for dyslexic piano students? Do you know the name Cappy Kennedy Cory? Cappy wrote music for the Noona Piano Method a while ago, but she's been a dear email friend of mine for quite some time. She emailed me last year to tell me how she's been [...]

Six Seasonal Songs to Share – New Design

Click to download Six Seasonal Songs to Share - New Design I'm going to be gut honest with you. During the Christmas break, my child will not be practicing every day. As a matter of fact, there will quite a few days that my child will not be "practicing" at all. [...]

New Editable Recital Template for Halloween!

Add to Cart $7.99 Studio license (sale for a limited time) New Editable Recital Template for Halloween! Oh my! I'm so excited about this new editable recital template for halloween! Here's why: Orange and black are entirely overused for halloween. It's time for an interesting color scheme! [...]