A Rant About Pens And Pencils…

Music teachers, as a combination of musician and teacher, are all a little OCD about something… Do you obsess about the organization of your sheet music?  Does the piano bench or music stand have to be “just so”.  Or does the way a student treat his/her music bother you?  …

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Free Piano Resources by Carol Matz: A Review

“Carol Matz has composed, authored, and arranged over 300 published titles for piano students. An experienced piano teacher herself, Carol has presented numerous piano-teaching workshops throughout the United States, Canada, England, New Zealand, and Australia. She is well known for her Famous & Fun series (published by Alfred Music).” (from…

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You Don’t Have To Do It Alone

While in college, I interacted daily with others who had similar goals as me.  I had roommates, classmates, and professors who were automatically built into my schedule.  When I decided to leap into teaching piano full-time I felt like I lost all of that. Although I still had wonderful interactions…

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