One of the reasons piano teachers don’t improvise in their piano lessons is that they’re scared. The other big reason is that they just cannot find the time. If you’re apprehensive and need the confidence to jump in then go read this article. But if you’re in the second “no time” camp then stick around….
improvising in piano lessons
Beginning improvisation usually works best with an accompanist. This helps the music to sound fuller, and allows students to explore the melodies more freely. In my piano students’ buddy time, I’ve been trying out some modified versions of the improvisation patterns from Create First by Forrest Kinney. In last week’s quick clip, you saw how…
Do you always want to fit in more creativity into your lessons? Well today’s the day to get away from the score. Leave the page behind and open up the world of improvisation, composition or rote teaching. In the last few years there seems to have been a shift among music teachers towards more creative teaching….