Playing Repertoire To its Fullest: Technique from Beginning Through Elementary

A discussion on utilizing the symbols on a written page that represent stylistic characteristics and the development the music requires to come alive in the hand and body of the student.  Details are discussed in how to prepare students starting at the elementary level, to command what the music demands of them, and what the mechanics are in creating what the composer desires the ear to hear.

The following ideas will be discussed:

  • Method Books
  • What Approach for What Student
  • Building the Basics is Critical to the Response
  • Starting a Method Book/Books
  • Technique is a Must from Day One
  • Posture at the Piano
  • Technique Books

Repertoire list of supplementary material