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There's a wealth of information about children and beginning piano studies on these pages. We hope you find our archives informative and useful. 

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ARTICLES ABOUT CHILDREN AND PIANO

PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED ARTICLES #0001-1999

Click here for the FREE EBOOK, a good place to start.  

Click here to read the NEWSLETTER ARCHIVES, including lots of valuable information from teachers and parents from various sources.

Click here to read ARTICLES FROM NEWSWEEK and other periodicals regarding children and piano study. 

Click here to read an INTERVIEW with the author of PIANO IS EASY.

Click here to read the essay, HOW CAN I HELP MY CHILD READ MUSIC?

Click here to read the entire tutorial HOW TO TEACH YOUR CHILD TO READ MUSIC

Click here to read the report WHAT IS A GOOD AGE TO START PIANO LESSONS?

Click here to read the essay PIANO LESSONS: A CHILD'S POINT OF VIEW

Click here to read the essay WHEN IS LEARNING FINGERING NECESSARY?

Click here to read the article  A CHILD'S BILL OF RIGHTS FOR PIANO LESSONS 

Click here to read the article IS PRESCHOOL A GOOD AGE TO START PIANO?

Click here to read the article BRAINS, CHILDREN AND PIANO

Click here to read the article WHY THE PIANO IS THE BEST CHILD'S MUSICAL INSTRUMENT 

 

ARTICLES ABOUT PRESCHOOL CHILDREN AND PIANO

Click here to read the article TEACHING PRESCHOOL CHILDREN PIANO

Click here to read the article PRESCHOOL PIANO ACTIVITIES

 

ARTICLES ABOUT CHILDREN AND READING MUSIC

Click here to read the article HOW TO HELP KIDS FIND MIDDLE C

Click here to read the article WHAT KIDS REALLY UNDERSTAND ABOUT SHEET MUSIC

Click here to read the article WHY DELAY READING MUSIC

Click here to read the article AN EFFECTIVE STRATEGY FOR KIDS LEARNING TO READ MUSIC

 

SPECIAL EDUCATION AND PIANO

Click here to read the article AMAZING MUSICAL ABILITIES OF AUTISTIC AND ADHD CHILDREN

Click here to read the article HYPERACTIVE KIDS AND PIANO 

Click here to read the article PIANO BY NUMBER FOR A SEVERELY DISABLED GIRL 

Click here to read the article DOWN'S SYNDROME AND PIANO BY NUMBER 

 

ARTICLES ABOUT CHILDREN AND PRACTICING

Click here to read the article WHY NAGGING YOUR CHILD TO PRACTICE WON'T WORK

Click here to read the article RULES FOR PIANO PRACTICE

Click here to read the article DON'T CALL IT PRACTICE, CALL IT PLAY

Click here to read the article SETTING UP A CHILD'S PIANO PRACTICE REGIME

Click here to read the article WHY CHILDREN SUCCEED AT THE PIANO

 

ARTICLES ABOUT CHILDREN AND PIANO BY NUMBER

Click here to read the essay THE PIANO WHISPERER 

Click here to read the article STARTING TO PLAY PIANO BY NUMBER

Click here to read the report USE PIANO BY NUMBER WITH SCHOOL CHILDREN

Click here to read the article BUILDING A CHILD'S CONFIDENCE WITH NUMBERS

Click here to read the article TURN YOUR PIANO INTO A TOY

 

ARTICLES ABOUT ADULTS AND PIANO

Click here to read the introduction to EASY CLASSICAL PIANO BY NUMBER

Click here to read the introduction to TEACH YOURSELF PIANO, an excellent guide to important self-teaching points.

Click here to read the article RULES FOR PIANO PRACTICE

Click here to read the article TIPS FOR ADULT PIANISTS

Click here to read the article PIANO FINGER STRENGTH IS CUMULATIVE

Click here to read the article THE PIANO ZONE

Click here to read the article MAKING EVERY MINUTE OF ADULT PIANO PRACTICE COUNT

 

ARTICLES ABOUT THE PIANO

Click here to read the article HOW GOOD ARE TOY PIANOS?

Click here to read the article ORIGINS OF THE BLACK PIANO KEYS

Click here to read the article HOW TO BUY AN INEXPENSIVE PIANO OR KEYBOARD

Click here to read the essay WHY GRAND PIANOS ARE BETTER THAN UPRIGHTS

Click here to read the essay PIANO WARS: EVOLUTION OF THE PIANO IN AMERICA

Click here to read the essay THE GREAT PIANO CRAZE OF 1910

Click here to read the essay THE BALLET OF THE PIANO HANDS

Click here to read the essay A PIANIST'S MEANS OF EXPRESSION

Click here to read the report HUMIDITY AND YOUR PIANO

 

ARTICLES ABOUT PIANO TEACHING

Click here to read the article HOW TO FIND A GOOD PIANO TEACHER

Click here to read the article SO YOU WANT TO BE A PIANO TEACHER

Click here to read the article MY CHILD WANTS TO QUIT PIANO

Click here to read the article WHY KIDS NEED FREEDOM TO LEARN PIANO

Click here to read the article PSYCHOLOGY OF HOMESCHOOL PIANO

Click here to read the article THE PIANIST WITH TWO BRAINS

Click here to read the article YOU CAN ONLY ENJOY PIANO MY WAY

Click here to read the article TEN WAYS TO BE A BAD CHILDREN'S PIANO TEACHER

Click here to read the article KIDS SONGS FOR PIANO

Click here to read the article TEACH YOUR CHILDREN PIANO

Click here to read the article ARE KIDS PIANO RECITALS HARMFUL?

Click here to read the article CREATING FUTURE MEMORIES OF CHILDREN'S PIANO LESSONS

 

ARTICLES ABOUT PIANO LESSONS

Click here to read the article DISGUISING REPETITION IN KID'S PIANO LESSONS

Click here to read the article PIANO LESSONS FOR CHILDREN: HOME OR TRAVEL

Click here to read the article PIANO METHOD BOOKS FOR CHILDREN

Click here to read the article GUITAR OR PIANO: WHAT'S BEST FOR A SIX YEAR OLD?

Click here to read the article TEACHING GUIDE DOGS IS JUST LIKE TEACHING KIDS PIANO

Click here to read the article HOW COME MY KID HATES PIANO?

Click here to read the article USING FAMILIAR SONGS IN CHILDREN'S PIANO LESSONS

Click here to read the article HOW KID'S COMPUTER TIME AFFECTS PIANO LESSONS

Click here to read the article PIANO SOFTWARE OR PRINT BOOKS: WHICH IS BETTER

Click here to read the article FOLLOW THE CHILD'S PACE WITH PIANO LESSONS

Click here to read the article TOYS YOU SHOULD BRING TO A CHILD'S PIANO LESSON

Click here to read the article THE TRANSPARENT PIANO LESSON STRATEGY

Click here to read the article WHAT KIDS LIKE ABOUT PIANO LESSONS

Click here to read the article WHY CHILDREN FAIL AT PIANO LESSONS

Click here to read the article ATTENTION SPAN, CHILDREN AND PIANO

Click here to read the article PIANO FOR KIDS

Click here to read the article CHILDREN'S HIDDEN PIANO TALENT

Click here to read the article SELECTING CHILDREN'S SONGS FOR PIANO

Click here to read the article KIDS MUSIC AND THE PIANO

Click here to read SELECTING CHILDREN'S SONGS F0R THE PIANO

Click here to read the article CHILDREN'S PIANO POSTURE

Click here to read the article SHOULD PARENTS FORCE CHILDREN TO TAKE PIANO LESSONS?

 

ARTICLES ABOUT PIANO STICKERS

Click here to read the article WHY PIANO NUMBER STICKERS WORK FOR CHILDREN

Click here to read the article WHY PIANO STICKERS WORK FOR READING MUSIC

 

ARTICLES ABOUT PIANO GAMES

Click here to see the game QUARTERS: A PIANO GAME KIDS LOVE

Click here to see the piano game FUN PIANO GAME WITH A PAIR OF DICE

Click here to see the piano game MOZART'S FAVORITE MOVIE 

Click here to see the essay BASEBALL, KIDS AND PIANO

Click here to read about PIANO CHORD GAMES FOR KIDS

Click here to read about VISUAL PIANO GAMES

Click here to read about THE FUTURE EFFECT OF KIDS PIANO GAMES

 

MUSIC HISTORY AND HUMOR

Click here to read the article PIANO LESSONS WITH PAPA BACH

Click here to read the article PIANO LESSONS WITH FREDERIC CHOPIN

Click here to read the story HECTOR BERLIOZ AND THE TRAIN WRECK

Click here to read the story TCHAIKOVSKY'S GREATEST FAN

Click here to read the story STRAVINSKY'S GOOD LUCK

Click here to read the article CHOPIN'S SINGING TONE

Click here to read the article MUSICAL FEUDS

Click here to read the article MUSICAL GENIUS

Click here to read the story FRANZ SCHUBERT: THE FIRST BOHEMIAN

Click here to read the story BEETHOVEN'S RAGE OVER A LOST PENNY

Click here to read the story MOZART'S LAST DAYS

Click here to read THE STORY OF HUGO WOLF

Click here to read the story THE WORLD'S LARGEST BLUE DANUBE WALTZ

Click here to read the story BEETHOVEN WAS NO BEAUTY

Click here to read the story VLADIMIR HOROWITZ GOES TO THE RACETRACK

Click here to read the story EINSTEIN'S GYPSY VIOLIN

Click here to read the story IGOR STRAVINSKY LOSES HIS COOL

Click here to read the story ARTUR RUBINSTEIN WAS A VAMPIRE

Click here to read the story EINSTEIN'S PIANO

Click here to read the essay WHY BRAHMS MUST HAVE BEEN FAT

Click here to read the article PIANO HANDS

Click here to read the article THE MASTER'S HANDS

Click here to see the article TAKE YOUR KIDS TO THE OPERA

Click here to see the article GEORGE SAND KILLED CHOPIN

Click here to see the article I MEET AARON COPLAND

Click here to see the story CARL TAUSIG COOKS HIS CAT

 

CULTURAL CRITICISM

Click here to read the op-ed opinion column WHY AMERICA IS LOSING THE CULTURE RACE

Click here to read the op-ed opinion column WHAT KILLED THE GOLDEN AGE OF PIANO

Click here to read the op-ed opinion column AGAINST FILM MUSIC

Click here to read the op-ed opinion column CARNEGIE HALL STARTS IN YOUR LIVING ROOM

CHORDS AND MUSIC THEORY TUTORIALS 

Click here to read the tutorial ROOT POSITION CHORDS

Click here to read the tutorial FIRST INVERSION CHORDS

Click here to read the tutorial SECOND INVERSION CHORDS

Click here to read the tutorial THE SIX BASIC CHORDS FOR CHILDREN

Click here to read the tutorial TWO NOTE CHORDS FOR KIDS

Click here to read about PIANO CHORD GAMES FOR KIDS

Click here to read the article WHY CHILDREN SHOULD LEARN ABOUT PIANO CHORDS

 

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NEW ARTICLES #2000-2999 (2009)

Click here to read the article ALLOWING A CHILD TO BE HONEST ABOUT NOT LIKING PIANO LESSONS

Click here to read the article REMEMBERING YOUR OWN CHILDHOOD PIANO LESSONS

Click here to read the article PIANO BLUES FOR KIDS

Click here to read the article THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CHILDREN, PIANO, MUSIC AND MATH

Click here to read the article EXTREME PIANO GAMES FOR A BRILLIANT ADHD CHILD

Click here to read the article CHILDREN START COMPOSING USING PIANO BY NUMBER

Click here to read the article WHAT PIANO TEACHERS DON'T WANT YOU TO DO

Click here to read the article ENDORPHINS, CHILDREN AND PIANO

Click here to read the article TECHNICAL PIANO EXERCISES OF VLADIMIR HOROWITZ: STRETCHING

Click here to read the article HOW TO STAY SANE TEACHING CHILDREN TO READ MUSIC

Click here to read THE DANGER ZONE IN KID'S PIANO LESSONS

Click here to read WHY YOUR CHILD WON'T PRACTICE PIANO

Click here to read PIANO FINGER ORGANIZATION GAMES FOR THE VERY YOUNG

Click here to read PATIENT PIANO TEACHERS: PRO AND CON

Click here to read the article WHY YOU SHOULD VISIT YOUR CHILD'S PIANO LESSONS

Click here to read the article WHAT BORES CHILDREN IN PIANO LESSONS

Click here to read the article ARE YOU YOUR CHILD'S BEST FIRST PIANO TEACHER?

Click here to read THE BIGGEST MISTAKE YOU CAN MAKE WITH YOUR CHILD AT THE PIANO

Click here to read PIANO: THE GREATEST LEARNING TOY OF ALL

Click here to read ON WHICH SIDE OF THE PIANO DO YOU TEACH?

Click here to read BRAIN CHEMISTRY, EMOTIONS, CHILDREN AND PIANO

Click here to read WHY JOHNNY CAN'T PLAY PIANO

Click here to read WHY PIANO PAST IS BETTER THAN PIANO PRESENT

Click here to read the article DEVELOPING CHILDREN'S PIANO FINGERING INSTINCTS

Click here to read the article WHY KIDS DISLIKE PLAYING PIANO WITH THEIR LEFT HAND

Click here to read the article ABSTRACT MENTAL AND MOTOR SKILLS LEARNED IN PIANO LESSONS

Click here to read the article WHAT EXACTLY IS TALENT IN CHILDREN'S PIANO LESSONS?

Click here to read the article SERGE RACHMANINOFF AND THE EVOLUTION OF THE POPULAR SONG

Click here to read the article WHEN A CHILD SAYS, "HEY, I WANT TO LEARN THAT SONG THAT GOES..."

Click here to read the article LET THE CHILD APPEAR TO LEAD THE PIANO LESSON

Click here to read the article HOW TO DEVELOP A CHILD'S INTEREST IN THE PIANO

Click here to read the article THE PATH OF LEAST RESISTANCE IN CHILDREN'S PIANO LESSONS

Click here to read the article EVERY PIANO LESSON IS NOT A WINNER

Click here to read the article PIANO CANDY: THE CASE FOR BRIBERY

Click here to read the article ADULTS: ACHIEVING FINGER STRENGTH AND INDEPENDENCE USING A TELEVISION

Click here to read the article SOFT PIANO VS HARD PIANO

Click here to read the article WHY THE AMERICAN MUSICAL THEATER IS DOOMED

Click here to read the article ADJUSTING YOUR PIANO TEACHING STYLE ON A MOMENT-BY-MOMENT BASIS

Click here to read the article 100 PIANO LESSONS: BIDING YOUR TIME

NEW ARTICLES #3000-3999 (2010)

Click here to read the article ONE FINGER JOHNNY

Click here to read the article FILM MUSIC IS BAD BRUCKNER

Click here to read the article PIANO OR ELECTRONIC KEYBOARD: WHICH IS BEST?

Click here to read HOW TO INCREASE YOUR CHILD'S DESIRE TO PRACTICE PIANO

Click here to read CHILDREN AT THE PIANO: REPEATED VICTORY WILL MAKE YOU INVINCIBLE

Click here to read WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP YOUR CHILD ENJOY THE PIANO

Click here to read KIDS LIKE PLAYING HOLIDAY SONGS ON THE PIANO

Click here to read GIVE THE KID A REASON TO PRACTICE

Click here to read THE BEST PRESCHOOL PIANO METHOD

Click here to read BRAIN HEMISPHERE COORDINATION AFFECTS YOUR CHILD AT THE PIANO

Click here to read PRACTICE THE PIANO WHILE DRIVING YOUR CAR

NEW ARTICLES #4000-4999 (2011)

Click here to read HEY KIDS, LET'S PLAY PIANO WITH OUR EYES CLOSED

Click here to read WIN OR LOSE, CHILDREN SHOULD TRY PIANO

Click here to read PIANO METHOD BASED ON CHILDREN'S PERSONALITY

Click here to read WHY SLOW STARTERS AT THE PIANO SHOULD BE ENCOURAGED

Click here to read PREVENTING CHILDREN'S STRUGGLE TO READ PIANO MUSIC

Click here to read TEACH YOUR CHILDREN PIANO

Click here to read BEGINNER PIANO TUTORIAL

Click here to read HOW TO CREATE PIANO GAMES FOR KIDS

Click here to read CHORD PIANO METHOD

Click here to read PIANO FOR TODDLERS

Click here to read THE Cmaj7 PIANO CHORD

Click here to read THE C6 PIANO CHORD

Click here to read BEGINNING PIANO MUSIC IN NUMBERS

Click here to read TEACH YOUR TODDLER PIANO

Click here to read PIANO BOOKS FOR SPECIAL NEEDS

Click here to read PIANO FINGERING DIAGRAM

Click here to read BASIC PIANO CHORDS FOR KIDS

Click here to read THE C AUGMENTED PIANO CHORD

Click here to read THE PILLOW AND THE PIANO: A CHILD'S DEFENSE

Click here to read THE BACKWARDS PIANO METHOD

Click here to read WHAT THE PIANO MEANS TO YOUR CHILD

Click here to read WHAT'S WRONG WITH CHILDREN'S PIANO EDUCATION TODAY?

Click here to read THE CHILDREN PIANO TEACHERS NEGLECT

Click here to read SHAME BASED PIANO TEACHING

Click here to read FITTING THE PIANO METHOD TO THE CHILD

Click here to read FINDING THE CHILD'S REAL INTEREST AT THE PIANO: THE CARROT AND THE DONKEY

Click here to read TEACHING, GUIDING, PLAYING, FRIENDSHIP? WHAT SORT OF PIANO TEACHER ARE YOU?

NEW ARTICLES #5000-5999 (2012)

Click here to read REVERSE PSYCHOLOGY AND CHILDREN'S PIANO

Click here to read PIANO FOR THE VERY YOUNG

Click here to read EVEN A GOOD PIANO TEACHER HAS BAD DAYS

Click here to read WHAT'S THE POINT OF PIANO LESSONS IF YOUR CHILD DOESN'T BECOME A PIANIST?

Click here to read THE TRANSITION FROM NUMBERS TO NOTES

Click here to read THE PIANO IS A CHILD'S THINKING MACHINE

Click here to read WHY THERE WILL NEVER BE ANY MORE GREAT BROADWAY MUSICALS

Click here to read WHY MCDONALD'S PINK SLIME IS LIKE TODAY'S BROADWAY MUSICAL

Click here to read HOW A CHILD SEES THE PIANO KEYBOARD

Click here to read KIDS PIANO GAMES THAT LEAD TO PRACTICING

Click here to read WHY THE OLD SCHOOL TEACHES PIANO THE WAY THEY DO

Click here to read TEN THINGS YOU CAN DO TO HELP YOUR CHILD ENJOY THE PIANO

Click here to read AMERICA'S LOST MUSICAL CULTURE

Click here to read TEN RULES FOR A PLEASANT KID'S PIANO LESSON ATMOSPHERE

Click here to read WHY YOUR KID MIGHT PLAY PIANO IF THEY HAVE A GOOD TEACHER

Click here to read HOW KIDS PERCEIVE THE PIANO

Click here to read IS PIANO LEARNING SOFTWARE USEFUL?

Click here to read DOES IT MATTER WHICH KIDS PIANO BOOK I BUY?

Click here to read WHAT'S THE POINT OF KID'S PIANO LESSONS IF THEY DON'T CONTINUE AS AN ADULT?

Click here to read YOU SAY READ MUSIC, I SAY PLAY PIANO

Click here to read THE KIDS PIANO ARMY

Click here to read LET KIDS DECIDE WHEN TO PLAY PIANO WITH TWO HANDS

Click here to read WHY YOU SHOULD BUY YOUR KIDS A PIANO

Click here to read PIANO IS SUPPOSED TO BE DIFFICULT FOR KIDS, ISN'T IT?

NEW ARTICLES #6000-6999 (2013)

Click here to read THE BEST KID'S PIANO BOOKS

Click here to read IDEAS FOR PRESCHOOL KIDS PIANO

Click here to read PIANO AS A HOBBY

 

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ARTICLES ABOUT CHILDREN AND PIANO
Click here for the FREE EBOOK, a good place to start.  
Click here to read the NEWSLETTER ARCHIVES, including lots of valuable information from teachers and parents from various sources.
Click here to read ARTICLES FROM NEWSWEEK and other periodicals regarding children and piano study. 
Click here to read an INTERVIEW with the author of PIANO IS EASY.
Click here to read the essay, HOW CAN I HELP MY CHILD READ MUSIC?
Click here to read the entire tutorial HOW TO TEACH YOUR CHILD TO READ MUSIC
Click here to read the report WHAT IS A GOOD AGE TO START PIANO LESSONS?
Click here to read the essay PIANO LESSONS: A CHILD'S POINT OF VIEW
Click here to read the essay WHEN IS LEARNING FINGERING NECESSARY?
Click here to read the article  A CHILD'S BILL OF RIGHTS FOR PIANO LESSONS 
Click here to read the article IS PRESCHOOL A GOOD AGE TO START PIANO?
Click here to read the article BRAINS, CHILDREN AND PIANO
Click here to read the article WHY THE PIANO IS THE BEST CHILD'S MUSICAL INSTRUMENT 

ARTICLES ABOUT PRESCHOOL CHILDREN AND PIANO
Click here to read the article TEACHING PRESCHOOL CHILDREN PIANO
Click here to read the article PRESCHOOL PIANO ACTIVITIES

ARTICLES ABOUT CHILDREN AND READING MUSIC
Click here to read the article HOW TO HELP KIDS FIND MIDDLE C
Click here to read the article WHAT KIDS REALLY UNDERSTAND ABOUT SHEET MUSIC
Click here to read the article WHY DELAY READING MUSIC
Click here to read the article AN EFFECTIVE STRATEGY FOR KIDS LEARNING TO READ MUSIC

SPECIAL EDUCATION AND PIANO
Click here to read the article AMAZING MUSICAL ABILITIES OF AUTISTIC AND ADHD CHILDREN
Click here to read the article HYPERACTIVE KIDS AND PIANO 
Click here to read the article PIANO BY NUMBER FOR A SEVERELY DISABLED GIRL 
Click here to read the article DOWN'S SYNDROME AND PIANO BY NUMBER 

ARTICLES ABOUT CHILDREN AND PRACTICING
Click here to read the article WHY NAGGING YOUR CHILD TO PRACTICE WON'T WORK
Click here to read the article RULES FOR PIANO PRACTICE
Click here to read the article DON'T CALL IT PRACTICE, CALL IT PLAY
Click here to read the article SETTING UP A CHILD'S PIANO PRACTICE REGIME
Click here to read the article WHY CHILDREN SUCCEED AT THE PIANO

ARTICLES ABOUT CHILDREN AND PIANO BY NUMBER
Click here to read the essay THE PIANO WHISPERER 
Click here to read the article STARTING TO PLAY PIANO BY NUMBER
Click here to read the report USE PIANO BY NUMBER WITH SCHOOL CHILDREN
Click here to read the article BUILDING A CHILD'S CONFIDENCE WITH NUMBERS
Click here to read the article TURN YOUR PIANO INTO A TOY

ARTICLES ABOUT ADULTS AND PIANO
Click here to read the introduction to EASY CLASSICAL PIANO BY NUMBER
Click here to read the introduction to TEACH YOURSELF PIANO, an excellent guide to important self-teaching points.
Click here to read the article RULES FOR PIANO PRACTICE
Click here to read the article TIPS FOR ADULT PIANISTS
Click here to read the article PIANO FINGER STRENGTH IS CUMULATIVE
Click here to read the article THE PIANO ZONE
Click here to read the article MAKING EVERY MINUTE OF ADULT PIANO PRACTICE COUNT

ARTICLES ABOUT THE PIANO
Click here to read the article HOW GOOD ARE TOY PIANOS?
Click here to read the article ORIGINS OF THE BLACK PIANO KEYS
Click here to read the article HOW TO BUY AN INEXPENSIVE PIANO OR KEYBOARD
Click here to read the essay WHY GRAND PIANOS ARE BETTER THAN UPRIGHTS
Click here to read the essay PIANO WARS: EVOLUTION OF THE PIANO IN AMERICA
Click here to read the essay THE GREAT PIANO CRAZE OF 1910
Click here to read the essay THE BALLET OF THE PIANO HANDS
Click here to read the essay A PIANIST'S MEANS OF EXPRESSION
Click here to read the report HUMIDITY AND YOUR PIANO

ARTICLES ABOUT PIANO TEACHING
Click here to read the article HOW TO FIND A GOOD PIANO TEACHER
Click here to read the article SO YOU WANT TO BE A PIANO TEACHER
Click here to read the article MY CHILD WANTS TO QUIT PIANO
Click here to read the article WHY KIDS NEED FREEDOM TO LEARN PIANO
Click here to read the article PSYCHOLOGY OF HOMESCHOOL PIANO
Click here to read the article THE PIANIST WITH TWO BRAINS
Click here to read the article YOU CAN ONLY ENJOY PIANO MY WAY
Click here to read the article TEN WAYS TO BE A BAD CHILDREN'S PIANO TEACHER
Click here to read the article KIDS SONGS FOR PIANO
Click here to read the article TEACH YOUR CHILDREN PIANO
Click here to read the article ARE KIDS PIANO RECITALS HARMFUL?

ARTICLES ABOUT PIANO LESSONS
Click here to read the article DISGUISING REPETITION IN KID'S PIANO LESSONS
Click here to read the article PIANO LESSONS FOR CHILDREN: HOME OR TRAVEL
Click here to read the article PIANO METHOD BOOKS FOR CHILDREN
Click here to read the article GUITAR OR PIANO: WHAT'S BEST FOR A SIX YEAR OLD?
Click here to read the article TEACHING GUIDE DOGS IS JUST LIKE TEACHING KIDS PIANO
Click here to read the article HOW COME MY KID HATES PIANO?
Click here to read the article USING FAMILIAR SONGS IN CHILDREN'S PIANO LESSONS
Click here to read the article HOW KID'S COMPUTER TIME AFFECTS PIANO LESSONS
Click here to read the article PIANO SOFTWARE OR PRINT BOOKS: WHICH IS BETTER
Click here to read the article FOLLOW THE CHILD'S PACE WITH PIANO LESSONS
Click here to read the article TOYS YOU SHOULD BRING TO A CHILD'S PIANO LESSON
Click here to read the article THE TRANSPARENT PIANO LESSON STRATEGY
Click here to read the article WHAT KIDS LIKE ABOUT PIANO LESSONS
Click here to read the article WHY CHILDREN FAIL AT PIANO LESSONS
Click here to read the article ATTENTION SPAN, CHILDREN AND PIANO
Click here to read the article PIANO FOR KIDS
Click here to read the article CHILDREN'S HIDDEN PIANO TALENT
Click here to read the article SELECTING CHILDREN'S SONGS FOR PIANO
Click here to read the article KIDS MUSIC AND THE PIANO
Click here to read the article CHILDREN'S PIANO POSTURE
Click here to read the article SHOULD PARENTS FORCE CHILDREN TO TAKE PIANO LESSONS?

ARTICLES ABOUT PIANO STICKERS
Click here to read the article WHY PIANO NUMBER STICKERS WORK FOR CHILDREN
Click here to read the article WHY PIANO STICKERS WORK FOR READING MUSIC

ARTICLES ABOUT PIANO GAMES
Click here to see the game QUARTERS: A PIANO GAME KIDS LOVE
Click here to see the piano game FUN PIANO GAME WITH A PAIR OF DICE
Click here to see the piano game MOZART'S FAVORITE MOVIE 
Click here to see the essay BASEBALL, KIDS AND PIANO
Click here to read about PIANO CHORD GAMES FOR KIDS
Click here to read about VISUAL PIANO GAMES
Click here to read about THE FUTURE EFFECT OF KIDS PIANO GAMES
 
MUSIC HISTORY AND HUMOR

Click here to read the article PIANO LESSONS WITH PAPA BACH
Click here to read the article PIANO LESSONS WITH FREDERIC CHOPIN
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CULTURAL CRITICISM
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CHORDS AND MUSIC THEORY TUTORIALS 
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