5 Ways To Help Your Students Feel Performance Ready
by Georgina Wilson
Performances can be scary. Can you remember how you felt as a music student walking onto a stage for the first time? Do you remember your hands shaking as you played your first note?
As teachers we can help our students feel less nervous about performing, and boost their confidence, whether they're playing in a recital, a competition, or an exam.
Piano exams can be a controversial topic. Some teachers see exams as the best way to teach, whereas others want to stay clear of the 'exam express'. Join us as we outline 5 pros and 5 cons of piano exams.
The New AMEB Series 18 Piano Syllabus – Frequently Asked Questions
by Tim Topham
AMEB Series 18 Piano Syllabus The AMEB – Australian Music Examinations Board – has released its brand new Series 18. For Australian piano teachers, this is very exciting! I have noticed a lot of questions coming in, especially if the new AMEB Series 18 Piano syllabus has anything to do with the Piano for Leisure ... The New AMEB Series 18 Piano Syllabus – Frequently Asked Questions
About PFL Series 4 Piano for Leisure Series 4, which is only available in Australia, is designed to inspire and motivate students and teachers through well-chosen, sequenced repertoire and creative teaching recommendations and ideas. Here’s what you’ll get in these books: A series of 9 graded examination repertoire books 12 inspiring pieces in each book ... AMEB PIANO FOR LEISURE SERIES 4
The Ultimate Guide to Piano Exam Syllabuses: Which One Is Best for Your Students?
by Sean Wales
Piano Exam Syllabuses There is an abundance of piano exam syllabuses out there. It can be confusing and overwhelming when choosing which exam your students should sit. The language is hard to understand and it’s difficult to get your head around all of the various requirements, especially when you have multiple students sitting different exams. ... The Ultimate Guide to Piano Exam Syllabuses: Which One Is Best for Your Students?
Behind the Piano Examiner’s Desk: What Is It Really Like?
by Dr Mark McGee
Welcome to our second guest post this month by an AMEB piano examiner. The first article explained everything you need to know about a Rockschool piano exam- click here to read that post. Today, we are very privileged to have Dr Mark McGee presenting his thoughts on being a piano examiner. Mark is Assistant Director ... Behind the Piano Examiner’s Desk: What Is It Really Like?
This month has been all about Exploring Exams and Recitals and one phrase has popped up a few times: exam express. I’m Sean and you may have seen a few articles written by me recently featured on Tim’s blog. I learnt piano with Tim at high school for four years and during this time, Tim transformed ... How I Got off the Piano Exam Express
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