Piano Teaching Ideas

Ideas drawn from my experiences as a Suzuki teacher

Enjoy your teaching more and help your pupils play better

LESSONS - motivation and encouragement

PRACTISING - making repetition interesting

PERFORMING - opportunities and rewards

Regular performance opportunities at different levels

GROUP WORK - fun with games

ENSEMBLE WORK - doubling up in duets and trios

LISTENING - to recordings and live performances

OBSERVING - other pupils’ lessons

YOUNG PUPILS - singing and rhythm games

Change activity frequently - pool of ideas

INVOLVING PARENTS - in lessons and practising

DEVELOPING MEMORY - playing by ear

BUILDING REPERTOIRE - favourite pieces

THEORY AND AURAL - the early stages

Studied in group lessons
Theory Aural

SIGHT-READING - duets with teacher

SCALES AND ARPEGGIOS - introducing variety

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