This session will consist of video demonstrations of real students with varying special needs as they navigate their lessons and recital performances. Attendees will be able to watch progressive lesson segments with students in real learning situations as they learn repertoire, improvisation and composition, and prepare for their performances. Special attention will focus on different learning styles of students and on pedagogical applications that work for students with special needs and for traditional students.
We all have our favorite ways to conduct a first lesson with a new student. But how do those first lesson experiences flower into concepts of reading, rhythm, technique, and creativity? This webinar will discuss the first lesson and ways in which that important time provides the platform for elementary instruction.
This in-depth session will outline basic procedures for teaching piano in the world of students with autism. Subjects will include detailed routines useful and necessary for fostering learning and performance success. Specific teaching techniques will include emphasis on basic skills such as music reading, counting, fingering, etc., and how they can be adapted for child-specific learning situations leading to success on the recital platform.