Inside the Studio with Nicholas Phillips

In this lesson, we focused on character and touch that are stylistically appropriate, and I encouraged Promise to think more independently about phrasing. Promise is a Music Education major. We had one lesson on this piece a month prior to recording this video.Music and Technology Featured: Haydn, Piano Sonata in G Major, Hob:XVI:39 (1st movement),...
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Inside the Studio with Spencer Myer

In this lesson, we explore ways for Maddox to make his motion more fluid in Chopin's Etude Op. 10, no. 10. He is stressed about the right hand, so we first address body positioning to increase ease of motion, and then we proceed to examine how to rethink groupings in the left hand to make leaps more fluid.Music Featured: Frédéric Chopin - Etude in ...
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Inside the Studio with Paola Savvidou

This video describes how we have maintained components of mindfulness and social support while transitioning from an in-person to an online teaching format with our beginning adult group piano students.Music Featured: Royal Procession, Nancy & Randall FaberAdult Piano Adventures, All-In-One Piano Course, Book 1, Dovetree Productions.Topics:Begi...
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Teaching Via Video: How to Still be “YOU!”

Our New WorldOur current pandemic has us all teaching in new ways. I have long thought of online learning as an opportunity, a way to indulge in creativity. It represents, however, a significant challenge when it becomes forced upon us in times of global strife. We are all accustomed to conventional in-person weekly studio teaching. In-pe...
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Quick Teaching Tips: Uploading Videos to YouTube

Learn the basics of uploading videos to YouTube. Presented by Michael Clark.
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Quick Teaching Tips: Uploading Videos to Google Drive

Learn the basics of uploading videos to Google Drive. Presented by Michael Clark. 
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Quick Teaching Tips: Uploading a Video from Your Phone

 Learn the basics of uploading videos from your phone. Presented by Michael Clark.
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Quick Teaching Tips: Uploading to Dropbox

 Learn the basics of uploading videos to Dropbox. Presented by Michael Clark.
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Quick Teaching Tips - The Basics of Using Zoom

Learn the basics of downloading Zoom, creating an account, scheduling meetings, and screensharing. Presented by Anna Beth Rucker.
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How to Create an Unlisted Video in YouTube

Unlisted videos are accessible only by the link that you share--they don't show up in search engines and they aren't visible to viewers of your YouTube channel. 
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Questions and Answers: Dotted Quarter Eighth Note Rhythm

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A world of music - guide to the seven cover story articles for Jan/Feb 2018

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In less than forty-eight hours, it is possible to move between almost any two points on the globe. A hundred years ago, many of these journeys might have taken weeks or months. In addition to the incredible ease of physical travel, in the last ten years we have developed the ability to connect with anyone on the planet in a matter of seconds. Video...
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Flipping piano classes and lessons with rich online video content

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This is the ScreenFlow editing environment. Mario has captured the animated, on-screen keyboard as well as his own hands on a real keyboard. He has additionally added fingerings to the video using the annotation tools of ScreenFlow. Over the past several years, enrollment in my group piano classes at Stephen F. Austin State University has stea...
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Using video recording to improve your teaching

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Do you remember teaching your very first piano lesson, perhaps facing a "scary" five-year-old boy or girl, not knowing what to do, how to do it, or even where to start? When I teach piano pedagogy to university students, they are often interested in learning how to survive that first terrifying teaching day. While I must help students acquire funda...
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In the Moment recital

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Video: A valuable tool for teachers

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Playing the piano is much like driving a car. When you drive a car, you have a destination in mind, and you focus your attention simultaneously on both the route and the moment-by-moment actions that will bring you to your destination. Along the way, you not only look at the road ahead, but you also acquire an awareness of cars around you, you keep...
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Practical tips for video recording your teaching

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What app(s) do you use for recording video on your smartphone or tablet?Stella: On my Android phone and tablet, I usually use the app that comes with the operating system. The various makers of Android devices (Samsung, Motorola, etc.) each provide a video recording app for their devices. Although the app that you get from each manufacturer is diff...
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Publishing your movie: DVDs and Internet

In my first two articles you learned how to record and edit video. By this point in the series I hope you are excited about how easy and affordable it is to create movies of student recitals and lessons in your piano studio. So far, all the movies you created have remained "trapped" in your camera or your computer. In this article you will learn ho...
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