Posts by Faber Piano Adventures

New Webinar Series for Teaching Creative Improv

Let’s get creative! Join your hosts Randall Faber and Brian DiBlassio to learn how bursts of creativity spinning from favorite Piano Adventures songs can make lessons exploratory and fun. Each live webinar provides focused, hands-on training to enhance your teaching toolkit. Introduction to Creative Improv: You Already Have the Skills to Get Going! August 4, […]

Find Your “Improv-ability”

Discover a new Creative Library of videos to power up your teacher toolkit! Your hosts Randall Faber and Brian DiBlassio show how bursts of creativity, spinning from favorite Piano Adventures songs and arrangements, make lessons exploratory and fun. Confidently go beyond the written page and guide your students to improvise, compose, and create at the […]

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Happy New Year, Mr. Hanon

Happy New Year, Mr. Hanon! And to all teachers, students, adult learners, colleagues, and those who enjoy playful patterns, ceremonial chords, and an adventurous Auld Lang Syne—fueled by Mr. Hanon’s first pattern in “The Virtuoso Pianist.” Charles Louis Hanon (1819-1900) has helped develop the technique of thousands of pianists through his patterned exercises in “The Virtuoso […]

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A Joyful Greeting

A warm welcome to each of you! All of us here at Piano Adventures are wishing you a blessed and peaceful holiday. This animated holiday card is a colorful display of notes for flute, cello, and piano dancing across the score of Joy to the World. Each instrument appears in gold, green, or blue and […]

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Watch a Video Demonstration of our Disney KIT

A warm, lighthearted attitude AND music that speaks to the student’s interest! These can dissolve even challenging concepts and passages. Watch student Serena’s eyes light up in this teaching demonstration by Theresa Cheng. She is using sharable slides from the Disney KIT, a simple but powerful digital bundle for the nine songs of PreTime Disney. […]

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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 […]