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Listening & Coloring for Valentines Day

Just in time for Valentines Day is my newest release in the Shades of Sound: Listening & Coloring Books series!...

Merry Christmas! A New Listening & Coloring Book

  I am so excited today to release my new Shades of Sound Listening & Coloring Book! This one is...

Improving Our Students’ Practicing with Practice Tricks

One of the biggest challenges we as piano teachers face is how to teach and encourage really good practicing skills...



There is an area of piano study that I feel is so important, yet is often overlooked in our teaching:...

New in the Shop: Doggie D & Friends Piano Pack

New in the Shop today is a great resource for your youngest beginners! The Doggie D & Friends Piano Pack is...

A Fun Alternative to Flashcards

Do you ever get tired of drilling boring old flashcards? I do! Today I’d like to share a fun alternative...

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Piano lessons should be fun and encouraging, bringing out the natural love of music in each child! Music-making is a joy, and piano students excel when they experience the joy of making music of their own! Here at The Playful Piano you will find:


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  • tips for a happy and successful piano studio

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