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E-MusicMaestro Summer 2020 UK Online Piano Competition

News – 29/05/20

Shine as a pianist whatever your grade level, with the E-MusicMaestro Summer 2020 UK Online Piano Competition! Please submit your video entry between 1st June and 22 June. Adjudication will take place between 23 June and 4 July 2020. more

Vision for Change

Vision for Change

News – 16/04/20

New ideas and approaches to teaching online can enable us to become more creative and efficient as instrumental music teachers. more

Learn to Sight Read: Piano books - a multi-media 'triumph'!

Learn to Sight Read: Piano books - a multi-media 'triumph'!

News – 13/01/19

'E-MusicMaestro Learn to Sight Read: Piano ... high quality publications … a rich range of examples to truly help students thrive in their quest to become able sight readers. The multi-media approach is a triumph ... Highly recommended.' Karen Marshall pianodao.com/2018/10/10/learn-to-sight-read more

How to get on target for a music exam distinction: Part 2

How to get on target for a music exam distinction: Part 2

Learning – 25/11/18

The supporting tests in music exams (aural, scales, study, musical knowledge, improvisation) are given different weighting depending on which board you choose and the percentage you need to get a distinction varies too. Find out which board would suit you best and discover how to get distinction marks in these tests in your exam, whether it's with ABRSM, Trinity or LCM. more

How to make your child's music teacher happy - 10 easy ways

How to make your child's music teacher happy - 10 easy ways

Parents – 26/05/18

The private music teacher/child/parent relationship is a complicated one, resting on mutual co-operation and collaboration. A good relationship depends on mutual respect - for the well-being of the child, for the teacher's professionalism, and for the whole array of demands on parents' time and resources, The better the relationship, the better the outcome of tuition. more

Help your child to be a confident performer

Help your child to be a confident performer

Parents – 11/04/18

Playing when someone is listening can be difficult for some children because of the added stress and the older the child is, the worse the anxiety seems to get unless they are practising performing regularly. Here are some suggestions to prevent performance nerves from becoming a problem. more

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