Welcome Spring and New Updates in the Teacher Atlas

Whether you’re teaching in-person, remotely, or a bit of both, we are committed to making the Teacher Atlas an optimal tool for Piano Adventures users. Today we are pleased to share these important updates for teachers and students, including the new Disney KIT, annotation tools, and Teacher Groups. Disney KIT “KIT” refers to Keyboard Interactive […]

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A Bounty of Additions in the Teacher Atlas

We’ve been busy adding books and resources to the Teacher Atlas. It’s time for an update, so get comfortable. And as always, we invite you to submit questions, comments, and suggestions below. Interactive Elementary Flashcards The Piano Adventures Flashcards present a single note followed by two short sightreading exercises—all on the same card! This combination […]

The Adventure of Music-Making

Whether you’re a pro, aspiring artist, or novice, making music is an Adventure. Let creativity of the human spirit and learnings from neuroscience work in your favor. If you believe in music and your power to express, watch this delightful session with Randall Faber, PhD, Steinway Artist, 2019 recipient of the Roland Lifetime Achievement Award […]

Pandemic, Politics, and Piano

And “piano?” Is this seemingly misfit word pertinent? Indulge me to share a few personal stories of pandemic, politics, and piano—and then consider this trio of dynamics philosophically. Just a short year ago in Ann Arbor, I was dining out with pianist Emanuel Ax and a key Director of Pfizer. Together with the local symphony […]

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Holiday Greetings 2020

Dear Friends and Colleagues around the world, Happy Holidays to you and your families! There is great hope as we enter 2021. We wish you safe, healthy, happy holidays now, and with the prospect of happy times ahead. Let us play music for a seasonable time! Whatever it may be—a carol, a sonata, or a […]

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Give Thanks for Music

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Nancy and I wish everyone a safe and peaceful Thanksgiving this unusual year. Our own Thanksgiving will be small; just the two of us and my 93-year-old mother. We look forward to “zooming” on the day with family around the country. We appreciate the sentiment of this image, “Give thanks for […]

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Bring the Life and Story of Beethoven to Your Online Teaching

Today we invite you and your students to discover a new educational website — Beethoven, Independent Man — an idea brought to life by Nancy Faber with help from friend and colleague Marienne Uszler, and Piano Adventures European editor and clinician, David Andruss. Young music students, their teachers, and music lovers of all ages will […]

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Watch the walk-through video and get more from the Teacher Atlas

Curious about how the Atlas can help your online teaching even if you already have a library of books in print? Want to get more from your current subscription, including faster navigation and coordinating screen share while video conferencing? Join Landon Baumgard on an informal walk-through full of convenient tips and tricks. Learn how to […]