Piano Blog

No one ever talks about this, but teaching piano lessons can be hard on days when you are stressed, sad...
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It's easy for me to know when boundaries are being crossed. I can feel it. It feels...well, bad. My blood...
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  My goal as a teacher is to make myself unnecessary. I am happiest when I see my alumni playing...
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I don't know about you, but I feel like things are getting more and more expensive and money is getting...
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If you never feel bored, tired, burned out while teaching this post is not for you. If you could use...
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I had almost forgotten. It's been a little while since I've been hit with a dose of negativity. Things have...
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What Kind of Piano Teacher are You?

By Doreen Hall  /  September 30, 2018
What Kind of Piano Teacher am I? Take the Quiz below   I my last blog post “Still Trying to Please...
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The Best Piano Teacher in Town Free Preschool Webinar  Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 12:00 pm ET Imagine having a great...
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  Like most teachers, I always have an eye out for things that I can use when I am teaching....
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Love Will Keep Us Together

By Doreen Hall  /  June 26, 2018
I have one, most all important wish for every person (adult or child) who comes into my studio to begin...
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  I don't know about you, but I feel like things are getting more and more expensive and money is...
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Folk Music, by definition, is the music of the people. It is simple enough that the average person can perform...
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Like most teachers, I always have an eye out for things that I can use when I am teaching. I...
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There are always questions coming up about studio policies. Recently I was asked to help draft a studio policy for...
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Hands-on is Helpful. I live in Cleveland Ohio in the U.S. There is a large and vibrant classical music community...
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I remember my very first piano teaching job at a music store in New York. I got the job because...
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Here is the second part of last week's blog post. A heart for teaching piano teachers. Continued. Everything has a...
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Piano Studio Etiquette 101

By Doreen Hall  /  June 6, 2018
Here's a post I plan to publish at pianoparents.net. I thought piano teachers might find it entertaining. I would love...
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  I don't know about you, but I feel like things are getting more and more expensive and money is...
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Preschool Piano Skills and Goals

By Doreen Hall  /  October 16, 2017
What does it mean to be the best piano teacher in town? It means having preschool piano skills and goals...
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