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Grade 5 Music Theory

Grade 5 Music Theory Below is the ‘information sheet’ which I give to pupils when we have covered all aspects of grade 5 theory. The subjects are listed under ‘Question 1’, ‘Question 2’ ‘… 3’ etc. as a means of … Continue reading

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4) New and Old Pieces

Piano Lesson Format 4: New and Old Pieces Depending what stage the ‘piece in progress’ is at, I might also give the pupil a new piece to work on. New Piece With the John W. Schaum series of books, this … Continue reading

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Parental Involvement

Parental Involvement in Piano Lessons The feelings and opinions of parents are obviously extremely important as it is generally they who pay for the piano lessons. Therefore it is vital to have a good relationship with them so that you … Continue reading

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First Piano Lesson

First Piano Lesson My motto for making the first lesson a success reminds me of my Girl Guide days: “Be Prepared”. Having made a few notes about my new pupil during the initial phone conversation, I tuck these away in … Continue reading

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