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Field Trip to the Faber Piano Institute

Did you know that the authors of the Piano Adventures method, Nancy and Randall Faber, live in Ann Arbor, Michigan?  Did you know that the Faber Piano Institute in Ann Arbor is only an hour away from where I live?! My local MTNA chapter, the Wood-Ottawa Counties OhioMTA, organized a field trip for us to […]

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The Technique Exercises of the Piano Safari method

On Friday, my local MTNA chapter held a workshop given by Katherine Fisher and Dr. Julie Knerr, co-authors of the Piano Safari method.  Piano Safari has been on my radar for quite some time, although I have not yet used the method books with a student.  I have, however, been experimenting with the technique exercises […]

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Faber Piano Adventures 2nd Edition

Have you heard the news about the new 2nd Editions of the Faber Piano Adventures?  They’ve completed a revision of the Primer and Level 1 books, and will be doing Level 2 (and beyond?) at a later date. At the MTNA conference, I had the opportunity to look at the new books at the Hal Leonard […]

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Book Review: “Returning to the Piano” by Wendy Stevens

Summary Title: Returning to the Piano: A Refresher Book for Adults (click to view on Amazon) Composer/Arranger: Wendy Stevens Publisher: Hal Leonard Number of Pages: 96 Level: Elementary – Early Intermediate (pieces are in order of difficulty). Other Information: Includes a CD. Review As the title suggests, this book is intended for adult piano students […]

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