CPTP137: Randy Faber on a New American Piano Technique
by Tim Topham
I sincerely doubt Randy Faber needs any introduction to most piano teachers. He is one of the creators of the extremely popular Piano Adventures method books, and regularly speaks on pedagogy and performs across the world. I’m delighted to have Randy on the podcast today to share his thoughts on piano technique. His experience working ... CPTP137: Randy Faber on a New American Piano Technique
A Vibrating, Silent Metronome? If you have trouble getting students to use a metronome in their practice, then this new piece of music technology might be just the answer. Many of us struggle to help our students feel and understand beat, pulse and rhythm and so I’m always on the lookout for ways that we ... Soundbrenner Silent Vibrating Metronome
TTTV070: Avoiding Pianistic Injury with Dr Bronwen Ackermann
by Tim Topham
How much importance do you place on technique in your studio? Chances are if you’ve experienced a pianistic injury yourself you consider your technique teaching very carefully. It can be hard to undo bad habits we get into through years of study. Playing an instrument is a physical task, but we don’t often think about ... TTTV070: Avoiding Pianistic Injury with Dr Bronwen Ackermann
Teaching our students how to practice is one of the most important things we can teach them. After all, students only spend 30 – 6o minutes a week with us, that’s only about 1% of their week! So we’re really leaving most of our student’s progress up to them. But how do we know what’s ... TTTV010: Graham Fitch on Teaching Practising
The age old question…how do we make piano scales fun and relevant?
by Nicola Cantan
Introduction “Ok, let’s start with some scales.” *Cue student’s eyelid’s drooping*. We all know we’re supposed to teach our piano students their scales, but it can quickly turn into a battle of wills. I never want to tell my students to “eat their vegetables”, so how do I make those vegetables look like candy? It’s not ... The age old question…how do we make piano scales fun and relevant?
TTTV003: What does a healthy piano technique mean to me? [Panel Discussion]
by Tim Topham
A group chat with three people from around Australia and USA, this podcast delves into people’spersonal experience with piano technique and in particular, how the Taubman approach can be so important in developing an effortless, comfortable approach to piano technique. My guests today are: Annie Buettner-Moore – Piano/Sax performer and teacher from Perth, WA Leo ... TTTV003: What does a healthy piano technique mean to me? [Panel Discussion]
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