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Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom

“If you cannot sing it, you cannot play it.” – Artur Schnabel, pianist Feel free to download and share this quote or image.

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Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” – Elbert Hubbard Feel free to download and share this quote or image.

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Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom

“If you don’t underestimate me, I won’t underestimate you.” – Bob Dylan Feel free to download and share this quote or image.

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Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom

“Teaching is really very, very important. I always tell my students that you should find an opportunity to teach. When you teach others, you teach yourself.“ – Itzhak Perlman Feel free to download and share this quote or image.

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Piano Pronto “Prelude” Book with Teacher Duets – Giveaway

Remember when I blogged about Jennifer Eklund’s music last Winter?   Today, I want to tell you a little bit more about her self-published piano method, Piano Pronto. I haven’t been experimenting with the Piano Pronto books for very long yet, but already I can see some reasons why Piano Pronto is unique from the piano […]

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Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom

“For the teaching is only of whither and how to go, the vision itself is the work of him who hath willed to see.” – Plotinus, Greek philosopher Every Wednesday brings Words of Wisdom here at the Color in my Piano blog in the form of a musical quote or joke, intended to bring inspiration or humor to […]

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App Review: SproutBeat for iPad

A fantastic new iPad app was recently released.  I am so pumped about this one! I am a huge fan of Eik Siang Mar’s website, FunAndLearnMusic.com.  She has a huge variety of free music worksheets that are both visually attractive and educationally effective.  I have some of my favorite worksheets downloaded on my iPad.  I like […]

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Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom

“If a child hears fine music from the day of his birth and learns to play it himself, he develops sensitivity, discipline and endurance. He gets a beautiful heart.” –  Dr. Shin’ichi Suzuki Every Wednesday brings Words of Wisdom here at the Color in my Piano blog in the form of a musical quote or […]

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Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom

“I was obliged to be industrious.  Whoever is equally industrious will succeed equally as well.” – Johann Sebastian Bach Every Wednesday brings Words of Wisdom here at the Color in my Piano blog in the form of a musical quote or joke, intended to bring inspiration or humor to the middle of your week. Have […]

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Review: ZAGGkeys Folio for iPad Mini

The MTNA 2014 conference begins this weekend and I am very much looking forward to it!  (Will I see you there?) I plan to take notes from the sessions on my iPad Mini.  With this in mind, I decided to invest in a keyboard case for it.  Here is the one I picked: the ZAGGkeys Folio.

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iPad App Review & Giveaway: MMF Piano Primer

Making Music Fun’s Piano Primer — $1.99 for iPad only. Many of you are perhaps familiar with the Making Music Fun website, which contains a variety of free worksheets and sheet music.  MMF created Andrew Fling has recently released his first iPad app, which is essentially a digital version of his Piano Primer PDF. From within the app, […]

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iPad App Review: Piano Carnival

Check out this awesome, recently-released iPad app: Piano Carnival Interactive E-Book – FREE for iPad only. This app was created by Sonya (a friend of mine) and her sister Elizabeth Schumann.  Piano Carnival is an interactive eBook that contains delightful illustrations, reads the poetry aloud to the view, and plays videos of the Schumann sisters […]

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