Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15. During this time we celebrate the histories, cultures, and contributions of Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Did you know that you can create robust, relevent, and culturally responsive lessons using eNovativePiano materials? We have [...]
Are you looking for ensembles for your summer group lessons or piano camps? eNovativePiano can provide duets, multi-piano, and accompanying ensembles at a variety of levels. Ensembles are fun for students and can help solidify important skills they are already learning in their lessons. In addition, ensembles encourage cooperative social interaction and help hone sophisticated musicianship skills. [...]
The Mexican folkloric song Los Machetes is the perfect way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with your students. You can find our new ensemble, Los Machetes, in eNovation 7. It is arranged for 5 or 6 keyboard players and if you use the recommended 'sounds' your students will sound like a Mariachi orchestra! eNovativePiano [...]
Keyboard sense is the ability that allows pianists to know where they are at all times on the keyboard. This is called proprioception and is a kind of “sixth sense” in which our brain is aware of our body’s position in space. Being able to close your eyes and touch your nose is an example of this. [...]
See how one of our newest partner schools, Florida Gulf Coast University, is using eNovativePiano to boost virtual instruction in the arts. Read the story.
MTNA 2019 Showcase - Group Piano Teaching: What am I Missing? Discover three frequently overlooked components of group piano teaching that are key to student success in an accelerated curriculum. Choose the right materials to ensure that these crucial elements are learned at the right time. View / Print Session Handout
Holistic + Multimedia = Success In Your Piano Studio Teaching is like a kaleidoscope. Each time we look, something in our students has shifted. As they grow and change, so do their learning needs. It is easy to miss what they need at a particular time. What is the missing link that will keep them engaged [...]
Every student has inner musical gifts that we, as teachers, strive to locate and help give voice to. Some of our students love the classical repertoire and look forward to the day when they are ready to play Beethoven's Pathétique Sonata. Others look forward to the day that they can play keyboards with the praise band of their church. Still others are [...]