What are Chords? Learn Accompaniment in Piano For Kids Volume 4 today!

Piano For Kids Volume 4 has reached bookstores worldwide and is now readily available on Amazon.com! Music teachers, new students, and novice parents galore can continue to musically flourish with new songs and music theory with the newest edition of the Piano For Kids series. In Piano For Kids Volume 4, we are introduced to…

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…

10 Secrets How To Make Simplified Sheet Music For Kids

Part 3 of 3 on Finding Music For Teaching Kids See Part 1: The Top 11 Sites for Public Domain Free Sheet Music See Part 2: Where To Find Easy Sheet Music Arrangements I have always felt comfortable rearranging sheet music and stripping out elements that are not completely necessary to get the song across.…

Let It Go – Easiest Beginner Piano Version

For the past few weeks, I received a lot of requests for an easy/beginner piano version of the phenomenal song “Let It Go” from the movie Frozen.  Truth be told, this piece is a little difficult for the reason that it is an advanced song which includes big jumps in hand positions. However, I’ve decided to work on it bit…

Teaching Kids To Play Piano With All 10 Fingers Right Away

“Okay so you see this is a note.  This one is middle C and then this one over here is on a space and this is called F.” “What?  I don’t get it.” “Okay pay attention, this one is middle C and it’s got a line through it and then you play it with this…

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…

Let It Be, easy piano sheet music for intermediate players

The Beatles changed the world with their catchy pop melodies, excellent song structures and beautiful harmonies.  This song is long a favorite for pianists, but playing it in the original key of C is quite difficult for most young singers who have the heart of their range from middle C (C4) to the one above…