Rebecca Grooms Johnson, Ph.D., NCTM, is a nationally respected leader in the field of piano pedagogy. She is an experienced independent teacher and university professor. Active in the Music Teachers National Association, she has served as President of the OhioMTA, National Chair of MTNA’s Pedagogy Committee, Chair of the National Certification...
Rebecca Grooms Johnson, Ph.D., NCTM, is a nationally respected leader in the field of piano pedagogy. She is an experienced independent teacher and university professor. Active in the Music Teachers National Association, she has served as President of the OhioMTA, National Chair of MTNA’s Pedagogy Committee, Chair of the National Certification Commission, Vice-President, President-Elect, and President. She is currently Immediate-Past President of MTNA, and publishes a tri-annual feature article in American Music Teacher titled “What’s New in Pedagogy Research.”




Lizbeth Atkinson holds a B.M. from Brigham Young University in Piano Performance and Pedagogy where she studied piano with Dr. Douglas Humpherys. She is a member of the National Federation of Music Clubs, a judge for the National Guild of Piano Teachers, and served on the board of the Central East District of the Ohio Music Teachers Association. She is an MTNA Nationally Certified Teacher of Music, and was recognized as CEOMTA Teacher of the Year and OhioMTA Teacher of the Year.  




Dr. Sylvia Coats, Ph.D., Professor Emerita of Music at Wichita State University, authored Thinking as You Play: Teaching Piano in Individual and Group Lessons, published by Indiana University Press.  Her credits include performances and recordings with the Sotto Vo e Trio and presentations at conferences throughout the United States and internationally in Scotland, Brazil, Greece, Italy, Maylasia, and China. She has held many offices in MTNA including the 2015-2017 national secretary treasurer.
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Method reviews return! A review of Piano Safari

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Method reviews return! In 2009, Clavier Companion began a series of reviews exploring all of the major piano methods published at that time. Two years later, the series concluded and we had covered twelve major methods! (You can access these articles collected into a special digital issue on the claviercompanion.com website.) Since then there have ...
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