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Recital Ideas

We ( the two of us who teach SM in our city) are hosting our first joint recital in a few weeks. Would love to hear from your voice of experience re: any tips or tools you have to share to make this a great…

My ‘Progressive Dinner’

Thought I’d share some of the details of Friday night with you. Months ago I included a questionnaire with my monthly newsletter that asked the parents for ideas about different activities and/or outings that we could try as a studio. One parent suggested a progressive…

First Recital‏ Ideas – All Level 1 Students

Any suggestions for a new teacher with 22 students, all in Foundation 1, on how to organize a fun recital, where everyone participates with only the 10 foundation pieces + arrangements? My students range from 6 to 18 and two adults that I hope would…

Sing-a-Long at Elder Care Center‏

This May or June I’d like to give my students the opportunity to use their accompaniment skills for a sing-a-long at an elder care center. I’m looking for tips to make this a successful experience for everyone, students and audience alike. I’m wondering if it…

Adult Student Recital

I’ve appreciated the recent comments and ideas regarding a SM piano party. I’m wondering if any of you have some ideas specifically for older beginning students. I mentioned my plans for a piano “sharing afternoon” to my oldest student last night, and her smile morphed…

My Informal ‘Music Party’

I had my first recital yesterday. Well, more of a music party than a recital, as I only have 8 students. I wanted to provide an informal arena for them to show off their prowess on the piano without any pressure. They each invited 2…

Piano Parties & Recital Ideas

Would anyone like to start a discussion re piano parties? I’m most interested in tools that might help the families of the kids be involved and that sneak in some SM concepts. But if you have any other suggestions for things that were really wonderful–…

Concert or Not

I need some advice please from those more experienced. I have been teaching Simply Music since October and do not have that many students yet. (I also have some vocal students) I want to offer my students a performance opportunity and was thinking of organising…

Fear of Recital

Any advice on how to talk to kids who don’t want to play at a recital? I have a 7 year old who plays very well. As soon as he heard the word recital he went into a tizzy. It took 10 minutes to refocus…