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Four Back to School Projects I Tackle Every Year

If you are in the Northern Hemisphere then you are definitely eyeballs deep in Back to School.  If you are a music teacher, back to school time can be super hectic.  In this article I’ll take ...

How to play a lyrical pop ballad accompaniment style for piano

In this tutorial, I will show you how to sing and play a lyrical pop ballad accompaniment style for piano.  Using basic major and minor chords plus this simple ballad accompaniment style, you’ll be ...

How to sing and play an uptempo pop piano accompaniment

In this tutorial, I will show you how to sing and play an uptempo pop piano accompaniment.  Using basic major and minor chords plus this simple pop piano pattern, you’ll be singing and playing your ...
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Pop ballad accompaniment style for piano

In this tutorial, I will show you a great pop ballad accompaniment style for piano.  Using basic major and minor chords plus this simple pop ballad pattern, you’ll be singing and playing your favoite ...
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How to Play Happy Birthday on Piano

Today’s lesson was a highly-requested one:  How to play Happy Birthday on piano.  This seemingly easy song is not as widely known as you think by the pianists out there.  This tutorial is here for ...
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My Online Music Teaching Studio Gear and Set Up

I have finally perfected my studio set up for when I teach online music lessons with Zoom!  Many of you have been asking me what my set up is, so I thought it was time to show it to you.  Since I was ...

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