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Simply Music Rhapsody Explanation‏

Simply Music Rhapsody was created for Simply Music by educator Lynn Kleiner. It is an Early-Childhood Music and Movement program and begins at birth. The focus is really joyful, playful music making with absolute purpose and intention at the heart. Parents get to experience and…

An Opportunity, An Invitation‏: Music Rhapsody

I want to invite you to consider taking advantage of an opportunity to impact young children and families, find great pleasure in small things, and grow your studio in rewarding ways. I know you’ve heard about Music Rhapsody, the Early-Childhood music and movement program. This…

Teaching Advanced Students

There was a subject brought up during the last conference call with Kerry about not taking on advanced students. Up until then, I had it in my mind that I could pretty much teach whomever I like advanced or not because after all, everyone starts…

Judging a ‘Talent’ Quest

I have been a judge in the St Luke’s Talent Quest for the last three years. The last two years I was judge for the finalists,but today I was judge for the finalist auditions. Well, the vocal talent is unbelievable and most were children. But…

Embodied Music Cognition

EMBODIED MUSIC COGNITION Has anyone else heard of this fascinating new field of research related to Embodied Cognition Psychology? I am finding the topic extremely groundbreaking, especially related to -Simply Music’s unique multi-layered approach, -the importance of teaching in groups, -and now the challenges of…

Webinar Series: 03/13/2018 – Piano – Crafting a Dialogue: Benefits of Learning with a Teacher

Online self-study piano courses and YouTube instructional videos are here to stay. There are populations of people who can benefit from those, who otherwise would not have the opportunity to, or choose to, learn with a teacher. We as educators are still a vital resource…

Parent wants both SM and traditional

Most people who inquire for lessons with me are not wanting the traditional approach, but this past week two mothers came to me who seem to want the best of both worlds – their child learns tons of songs and enjoys playing and has fun…

Simply Music not considered “real” piano

I got a call from a mom today. Her son (11 years old) is getting teased by his peers at school for not learning ‘real’ piano. I will spend time with him and his family to highlight the differences of the method architecture, explain the…

Learning traditionally and Simply Music concurrently

I met someone who would like for me to teach her 6-year-old daughter, and she really likes the SM method now that she heard about it. But she already (a couple of weeks ago) had enrolled her daughter in a brief 6-week “group” piano class…