Professional Piano Teaching
This textbook is an excellent introduction to the profession of teaching piano. Written by a teacher with 25 years experience as an independent piano teacher and a 20-year tenure at the college level, this book is essential for beginners as well as those who want to invigorate their teaching with new concepts and philosophies.
All topics are investigated in-depth including: principles of learning; choosing methods; teaching rhythm, reading, technique and musicality; choosing and presenting repertoire; group teaching; business aspects and more. To illustrate these topics, numerous musical examples, suggested projects for new and experienced teachers, detailed lesson plans for private and group lessons, and sample business forms and policy statements are included. 396 pages.