My students and I are currently preparing pieces for our Spring Recital. I like to schedule my recital early (March or April), to avoid the busy end-of-the-year season. This year, I decided to design some simple recital invitations for students to share with family and friends. I printed these myself on cardstock paper. I also designed… Continue reading Recital Invitation & Program Template
On Saturday, my students performed at our annual Spring Recital. (I know it is not technically Spring yet — just wishful thinking!) We had a great day and I’m so proud of my students and their hard work. Here is a peek at this year’s recital program:
It’s recital season! Have you held your spring recital yet? If you haven’t, here’s a new recital program template you are free to use if you like! I currently have two recital templates on my Printables page and they are very popular downloads. This one is in color, although it still looks pretty good in… Continue reading Just Added: Recital Program Template #3
I’m surprised no one mentioned this — but it seems that I forgot to actually make the file for the Piano Recital Program Template #2 on the Printables > Other Resources page available for download! It’s there now, in case any of you were interested in downloading it. =)
Today’s free printable is a another template of a piano studio recital program, for listing students’ names and pieces. Just download this Microsoft Word file (.doc), enter your students’ information, and print! Click here to view it larger (uneditable). To download it the .doc file, visit the Printables > Other Resources page and scroll down… Continue reading Just added: Piano Recital Program Template #2
Today’s free printable is a template of a piano studio recital program, for listing students’ names and pieces. Just download this Microsoft Word file (.doc), and fill in your students’ information and print! Click here to view it larger (uneditable). To download it the .doc file, visit the Printables > Other Resources page and… Continue reading Piano Recital Program Template #1
Do you have “student recital” on your mind? Tis the season! I have a simple printable to share today that I use to help gather program information in the weeks prior to student recitals. Here’s how I use it: After printing out the sheet, I write all of my students’ names — in order of… Continue reading Printable: Recital Program List
Need inspiration for music-themed gifts for music students? Below are photos submitted by piano teachers just like you! From Liz Hurst from Tooele, Utah: Here is my little ornament I did this year. It is made with little wooden stars, vintage sheet music and modge podge. Glitter glue if you want the initial and hot glued ribbon to… Continue reading Piano Student Gift Ideas for Christmas/Recitals
A couple of weeks ago, I received an email from a reader asking advice regarding planning a studio recital for the first time. For the sake of others who might be in the same situation, I decided to create a whole post about this topic — read on. Q: How do I decide what kind of music to… Continue reading Tips for a Successful First Studio Recital
Let’s talk studio communication! In this blog post, I’ll share about how my studio communication has evolved over time since I began teaching and some examples of studio communication I’ve sent to my students. At the end of the post, please consider sharing with us about your own studio communication. I hope you’ll pick up… Continue reading Studio Communication: Printouts, Newsletters, Emails, Oh my!
Just a quick recommendation today: For basic graphic design work, I highly recommend on website Canva.com. Using a free account and the huge variety of templates available, you can create graphics for just about anything. I’ve been using Canva as an inspirational starting point for many of my projects recently (Wednesday Words of Wisdom quotes,… Continue reading Recommendation: Canva.com for Basic Graphic Work
This is my CD collection. It is not particularly large or impressive, but I realized that it was a shame that these CD’s are sitting around barely being used. I have my favorite ones ripped onto my computer’s iTunes library.