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An Interview with Melanie Spanswick
In addition to a focus on practice this month, you will have the chance to 'meet' Melanie Spanswick (on our cover) as she so graciously agreed to do an interview with me. In addition to her performance and teaching credentials, Melanie has a blog which includes series of interviews with some of the best pianists of our day. Take a few minutes to read An Interview with Melanie Spanswick and learn more about this fascinating woman and her book So You Want to Play the Piano?
'But This is Boring!' 5 Tips to Keep Elementary Students Engaged (& Practicing)
Then Daniel McFarlane shares 5 tips to help keep your students engaged and practicing. Be sure to check out some of his fresh ideas in 'But This is Boring!’ 5 Tips to Keep Elementary Students Engaged (&Practicing).
Notes with Nick
Don't miss the announcement in this issue about the first magazine sponsored teleseminar! I will be interviewing Nick Ambrosino (Notes with Nick) in a teleseminar entitled "How to Make My Students Self-Motivated Learners, So I Can Enjoy Teaching Again!" You won't want to miss this brief (about 30 minutes) but information packed event!
Motivating Students to Practice Effectively
A new contributor to the magazine, Kristen Smith continues our theme in her article Motivating Students to Practice Effectively.
Let’s Play! Help Your Students Improvise
And don't miss out on the next installment of improv tips from Michael Katz in his column Let’s Play! Help Your Students Improvise.
App Review: Practice+
Sara Campbell shares her thoughts on the App Practice+ this month.
How "the Cloud" Could Revolutionize Home Music Practice
Today's teacher has a new tool to call upon in the quest to help students achieve their potential by practicing well and consistently - technology. Sam Rao shares some thoughts on using 'the cloud' in How “the Cloud” Could Revolutionize Home Music Practice.
Book Review: So You Want to Play the Piano?
I did a brief review of Melanie Spanswick's book So You Wants to Play the Piano?

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