eNovativePiano is an online, customizable curriculum designed for teaching piano from the beginning through the late intermediate levels. eNovativePiano contains 685 multimedia lessons that develop the full range of keyboard musicianship skills including listening, keyboard topography, reading, rhythm, technique, theory; and include a variety of keyboard activities including repertoire, lead sheets, improvisation, harmonization, collaborative ensembles, score reading, [...]
eNovativePiano provides a curriculum and multimedia resources for students and teachers appropriate for both in-class or online teaching but it is not an online course. While a student might choose to work independently using eNovativePiano, the vast majority of our users are teachers who have adopted it as a curriculum for their in-person and online classes and [...]
Yes! While eNovativePiano was originally designed for the group piano environment, our focus on functional keyboard musicianship skills like reading, improvising, harmonizing, score reading, repertoire, and ensemble playing is perfect for individual instruction or for summer camps. Students will benefit from the animated content, the videos, and the audio tracks. Independent teachers who are interested in expanding [...]
Because eNovativePiano starts with very beginning concepts, the materials can be used with any beginning student, regardless of age. However, because eNovativePiano is not specifically designed for very young students (younger than 8), use the site with them during their lesson. eNovativePiano is especially well suited for older students, even adult beginners and college music majors who [...]
Minimum Requirements Internet access Teacher computer/laptop/tablet/mobile device Projection system, especially if using eNovativePiano with a group where the students don't have a personal device. This could be a ceiling mounted projector or one on a cart, or it could be a TV monitor mounted to the wall or on a cart. It could also be an interactive [...]
There are several ways to accomplish this. Here are a couple of scenarios: Your lab has a computer at each keyboard station: If your lab has a computer at each keyboard station, you can run an audio cable from the computer's audio output to the audio input of your digital keyboard. When setting it up this way, [...]
Yes! eNovativePiano is compatible with your Apple or Android mobile device.
No. eNovativePiano materials interact with students, not with keyboards! There is no need to have a keyboard connected to the computer to benefit from the materials.
Certainly! As explained above, eNovativePiano materials do not require synchronization with a keyboard.
eNovativePiano is a web site. Although most materials can be downloaded and printed to make practicing easier, the multimedia curriculum and materials must be accessed online.