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Development Levels Required

Is it intended that we WILL DO the Development levels or are they just a source choice of reading material when the Foundation levels are finished? If students begin to source a variety of their own reading material and we are helping them with that,…

Webinar Series: 02/06/2018 – Piano – Becoming a Self-Generative Teacher

In this webinar you will learn the importance of developing your own self-generative skills in supporting self-generative students. Practical steps are shared with regard to how to accomplish this. Topics include: Distinction Between Receptive & Generative Skills (00:00) Importance of Supporting Self-Generative Students (05:55) Developing…

What to do with student who has completed Level 18

What do you do once a student completes level 18? I have one who is closing in on that milestone and it’s both exciting and terrifying! We still have lots we can do in Jazz, Blues Improv, and Accompaniment, but what do you source for…

Learning upper level songs playing-based

Confessions here…with upper level pieces, I have often just used the music for learning them myself before teaching them, since reading is so easy for me. Thanks to Mark Meritt’s ‘words of wisdom’ this summer, I decided that I would try and learn them the…

Deep River – Development Level 14

A question about the version of Deep River that appears in Development 14: the wavy line under the treble clef notes in the RH – I’ve never seen this before. What does it mean? It’s a glissando, which is a ‘glide’ from one note to…