Piano Blog

How to Get Free Pianos for students?

By Doreen Hall  /  May 1, 2016
 I have been presented with a new problem in my studio over the last few years. That is, people signing...
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Convincing Students to Count Rhythm

By Doreen Hall  /  May 1, 2016
To Count rhythm? or Not to Count rhythm? Convincing students to count rhythm. Here I go again trying to cajole...
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Piano Method Books – A Brief History

By Doreen Hall  /  May 1, 2016
I have been doing some research on the history of piano method books. Who taught the great composers of the...
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Choosing Piano Repertoire

By Doreen Hall  /  May 1, 2016
The Never Ending “I Can't Find a Piece I Like” Continuum Have you ever heard something like this while choosing...
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The 30 Minute Piano Lesson

By Doreen Hall  /  May 1, 2016
The Thirty Minute Piano Lesson Have you ever wondered why the 30-minute, private piano lesson is the standard for piano...
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10 Activities for Preschool Piano Students

By Doreen Hall  /  May 1, 2016
I love teaching preschool piano students, but in order to keep the little ones engaged it is important to keep...
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Free Online Piano Books and Materials

By Doreen Hall  /  May 1, 2016
Paloma Piano offers Free online piano books and materials, What are the advantages of being able to print your piano...
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10 Benefits of Listening to Classical Music

By Doreen Hall  /  May 1, 2016
Let’s face it; convincing your students that classical music is “cool” can be difficult. Most students would rather learn more...
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Starting a Home Piano Studio

By Doreen Hall  /  May 1, 2016
Many people aspire to have a home business, After all, what's not to like? No overhead, no commute, no boss....
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Piano Lessons For Adults

By Doreen Hall  /  May 1, 2016
Piano lessons aren't just for kids anymore, and that's great news! So many people who missed out on the opportunity...
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Dance and Music a Great Combination

By Doreen Hall  /  May 1, 2016
"Dance like music is the expression of the human spirit. Dance is visual music" S.Janaki. Dance and Music a Great...
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How to Teach Music Reading

By Doreen Hall  /  May 1, 2016
How to Teach Music Reading In the last post we had discussed the challenges of learning to read piano music....
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How To Get More Piano Students and Grow Your Studio

By Doreen Hall  /  April 26, 2016
  How to Get More Piano Students If you are just starting out as a piano teacher and dream of...
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10 Piano Recital Tips

By Doreen Hall  /  April 26, 2016
 Piano Recital Tips As the school year comes to a close, teachers parents and students are looking forward to the...
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When Students Want to Quit Playing the Piano

By Doreen Hall  /  April 26, 2016
I happen to love playing the piano! But, the 88 keys are not for everyone. Learning the piano takes a...
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The Benefits of Piano Study

By Doreen Hall  /  April 26, 2016
Posted:Thu, Jan 15, 2015 The Benefits of Piano Study There are many benefits of piano study. Here are a few:...
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The Paloma Story

By Doreen Hall  /  April 26, 2016
The Paloma Piano Story Posted:Wed, Jan 14, 2015 Five years ago I began teaching introductory piano lessons at a special...
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