Interested in learning more about the most groundbreaking and innovative resources in the field of Creative Piano Pedagogy? Take a look around!
Little Gems for Piano
Rote and Pattern Pieces that Motivate and Captivate: Spark the Love of Music with Simply Impressive and Expansive Repertoire for All Levels and Ages!
Students love exploring the magically expansive sounds of the piano. This collection goes from the earliest stage up to advanced levels. The beginning books are full of fresh and engaging rote pieces. The final level includes Paula Dreyer’s entire hauntingly beautiful Central Star album, influenced by Spanish, film, improvised and classical music.
Improvisation resources, teaching tools, and award-winning jazz-inspired arrangements for all levels of pianists, string players, choirs, orchestras and jazz ensembles.
Since his affiliation with Alfred Publishing Company in 1986 as a composer and clinician, Dennis Alexander has earned an international reputation as one of North America’s most prolific and popular composers of educational piano music for students at all levels.
Top Music Co- Tim Topham
topmusic.co is the world’s leading educational design and networking community for instrumental music teachers.
Our mission is to nurture and develop the pedagogical and business skills of teachers so that they can inspire the next generation of musicians to enjoy a lifelong love of music.
“Jeremy Siskind is a jazz pianist, pedagogue, and composer. His suite, Perpetual Motion Etudes, is a set of artist-level pieces that can be performed with or without improvisation. Playing Solo Jazz Piano is an instructional book aimed at intermediate to advanced pianists with some previous jazz experience.
blitzbooks.com: Hundreds of free downloads focusing on music theory and sight reading, as well as a huge variety of articles on practice, motivation and pedagogical issues.
roterepertoire.com: This revolutionary series connects rote with reading. Students learn how to sightread and also how to compose and create. The site consists of studio licensed repertoire, available in individual packs, bundles, or as part of a membership.
Note Quest Flashcard App– Grace Lee
Note Quest flashcard app is a new favorite among piano teachers. Drill notes & intervals, or play NoteFit for Sight Reading, always available at your fingertips. Beyond sight reading, NoteFit is the perfect tool to practice transposing, improvisation, and more. Download Note Quest at the App Store or try the new NoteFit PDF cards for use on any device.
Forrest Kinney Publications
Explore the Four Arts of Music (improvising, arranging, interpreting, and composing) through the lifework of creative pianist, author, and educator Forrest Kinney. Forrest’s many publications include the well-known Pattern Play, Chord Play, Create First!, and Puzzle Play series. He developed his innovative approach to foster freedom and inspire creativity in every piano teacher and student.