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24/100 Splatty finger Toy

I follow www.teachpianotoday.com It’s a great source of ideas, and I love this one: “The Amazing Finger Exercise Cup” DO watch the video! With the sound on! I’m going to make some for my own students, and also as class … Continue reading

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Issue 109: Scales and Arpeggios

The “young man in a hurry” I mentioned in another post is having problems motivating himself to learn his scales. I have every sympathy – I hated scales after grade 1 (hands separately, only a couple to learn). Grade 5 … Continue reading

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Issue 109: Festina Lente – Make Haste Slowly

I’ve a new student, already raring to take his Grade 5. He has chosen and taught himself his pieces, so, in his mind,┬áthere is very little left to do – just the scales and arpeggios, studies, sight-reading and aural tests. … Continue reading

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