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Music Theory Examinations I spend little time on music theory in the early stages. Some teachers would argue that theory should be taught straight away but I don’t feel that this is the most effective use of a piano teacher’s … Continue reading
Piano Examinations: After the Exam I am not usually at the examination centre when my pupil comes out of the exam room, so I have to wait until the next lesson to find out how he felt about the experience. … Continue reading
Piano Examinations: Before the Exam A few weeks before the big day, I give my pupil a ‘mock’ to prepare him for his piano exam (In some cases I will follow this with two or three more mock exam-based lessons). … Continue reading