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NCKP 2015: Anticipation

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I will never forget my first experience at NCKP (The National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy).  I remember excitedly telling friends and family: “This is the best conference I have ever been to!”  I felt I learned much from each session and came away from the experience with new ideas and inspiration to add to my teaching for the year.


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Building a Strong Foundation

I was considering whether or not I should post a blog during the summer.  After thinking about it, I decided to go ahead and write at least one or two blogs.  Even though many teachers are on vacation, some of you may be spending your free time reading and listening to music as I am doing.  Before I begin, let me bring you up to date.  Over the past couple months, I have given a brief but hopefully, interesting summary of classroom instruction for the course, “The Teaching-Learning Process and the Piano Teacher.”  Today’s blog is the third posting for this class.


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