Carol’s Students Learn Faster and Have More Fun With Color

Though she had already been working with young music students, Carol found that it was often difficult to transition them from early childhood classes to learning to read and play instruments. That’s when she came across the idea of using color as learning scaffolding and The Musicolor Method Masterclass. Carol has since adapted the Musicolor…

My interview about the Musicolor Method on Tim Topham’s podcast

I was recently interviewed on the influential Creative Piano Teacher podcast with Tim Topham. Tim’s a wonderful educator who has a very active blog, podcast, and a membership site. If you’re a teacher and never heard of him, you’re in for a treat. In the interview, I discuss How and why I decided to create a method book How color…

Anne Reinvented Her Career With The Perfect Part-Time Piano School

After a long recovery from surgery, Anne was wondering if she would ever be able to have the stamina and drive to teach music again. She reconnected to her love of early childhood education, and her passion for playing, when she came across the Musicolor Method. Now, Anne has reinvented herself as a private music…

What Happens When You Ask A Preschooler If They Can Do Anything

Ask a preschooler and see what happens. Imagine this scenario. You walk into a preschool classroom of three year olds and pose a series of questions to the children: “Who here knows how to dance?” Every hand shoots up. “Who here knows how to sing?” Again, every hand is in the air. “Who here knows…

What if there was an easy piano songbook with simple instructions?

An Easy Piano Songbook After over a decade in development, we’re thrilled to announce that our first easy piano songbook Piano For Kids Volume 1 will be launching at Amazon on May 22nd, 2018.  We’ve been testing and proving the success of this curriculum worldwide through our online classroom.  And now you can get it here. Piano…

Music from Frozen – Easiest Piano Sheet Music

Do You Want To Build A Snowman? I can’t ever recall a time when I’ve had so many requests for the same music from virtually all of my students.  Disney’s film Frozen  and it’s incredibly catchy music has captivated every kid I know.  And especially since the songwriters live in my neighborhood! I’ve taught Let it…

French Childrens Song, Petit Papa, sheet music for beginners

This is an old French folk song called Petit Papá.  I created my own English translation for the lyrics to help my students who need something to sing as they play. Here it is with colored note heads as per my color system. You can download this sheet music as part of our Musicolor Method™…