Tag Archives: piano methods

Succeeding at the Piano | Method Books

The FJH Music Company website is introducing a new method series, available March 2010: Helen Marlais’ Succeeding at the Piano. I have heard some good things about the method, and am looking forward to trying it with a student once it comes out! Click here to view the page about it and to pre-register for […]

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New Piano Method: Piano Safari

I recently heard about a brand new piano method series, called Piano Safari, written by Katherine Fisher and Julie Knerr, both grads from University of Oklahoma’s excellent Piano Pedagogy program.  The series looks very intriguing.  I would like to try out the series the next time I get a new beginner student! The element that I find most […]

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A Comparison of 5 different Piano Methods

I found a very interesting chart at musicedmarket.com today, comparing what are probably the top 5 most popular piano methods: Alfred’s Basic Library Bastien Piano Basics The Music Tree Piano Adventures Hal Leonard Student Piano Library Although this chart is probably somewhat outdated (for example, Alfred has recently introducted their new Premier series), there is still valuable […]

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Famous piano students

Found this on the homepage of the Faber Piano Adventures website (sorry, it’s no longer there now). Guess who’s using Piano Adventures to study piano! This picture was originally appeared in Hello Magazine in Canada and Star Magazine in the U.S.  :) I’m a huge fan of the Piano Adventures series.  The pieces in their books […]

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