learn | teach introduction First time here? An introductory video to show you what we’re about. Want more? Become a patron for podcast episodes and bonus content. Here’s a six-minute introduction to what this site is all about: free videos, music, and other content especially for piano students and piano teachers who are interested in improving their music-making skills. Subscribe to the free newsletter for regular updates. piano basics Choosing good editions Practising tips Sight-reading matters Adjudicating in 2021 Practising. Teaching. Learning. My philosophy on those topics, and more. technical tips tuesday #1 SCALES #2 ALBERTI BASS #3 STEADY 16TH NOTES #4 MELODIC VOICING #5 LEGATO PEDALLING #6 FINGERING #7 RHYTHM BY THE NUMBERS 90 seconds or less…really! Concise, creative ideas. A new video most Tuesday mornings. style & interpretation: baroque Bach: contrapuntal learning Bach: interpretation & practising Bach: ornamentation Interpreting Baroque ornamentation. Teaching and learning repertoire by J. S. Bach, with more composers to come. style & interpretation: classical Mozart: interpretation A classical introduction Beethoven,:Für Elise Fantasie in d minor, W. A. Mozart Learning and teaching music from the Classic eraHaydn, Mozart, Beethoven and their contemporaries. style & interpretation: romantic Interpreting Brahms Romantic: practising Romantic: voicing, pedalling Chopin: two essentials Chopin c#minor Waltz Mazurka, Op. 63 No. 3 : performance, interpretation The 19th century was when our modern piano was developed. Here’s how to practise, play and teach that beautiful repertoire. style & interpretation: impressionism, 20th century Bartók x 3 Satie. Debussy, Ravel. Intermediate level Prokofiev. 1980-2020 Music for our time. Some important learning and teaching skills, using this contemporary repertoire by Canadian composer Allan Gordon Bell. David L. McIntyre is one of Canada’s most prolific and creative composers. Here are eaching and performing ideas for three of his pieces for solo piano. Tips for teaching and learning the ever-appealing music of Christopher Norton. Kevin Olson writes intriguing and often intricate music for intermediate and upper-intermediate players. Worth knowing, playing and teaching! Two attractive contemporary pieces, intermediate level, by Canadian composer Martha Hill Duncan. Canadian composer Stephen Chatman writes many appealing pieces for the intermediate pianist. Here’s advice on learning and teaching three of them.