Teaching

The human brain is wonderfully adaptive. This ability to change according to conditions and usage is termed plasticity. Contrary to the textbooks of past decades, we now know that the brain can change through the course of a lifetime. That’s the bright side. Despite the optimism of plasticity, we are…

The recording of our April 23 webinar “Introducing Piano Adventures Exams” is now available! Join Randall Faber and Theresa Cheng as they dive into an exciting overview of the Piano Adventures Theory and Performance Exams, ways to prepare, and how to get started. Here’s a bonus! Download this free printable…

Nancy and Randall Faber are excited to introduce the NEW Piano Adventures Exams to assess student progress and celebrate achievement. In this showcase video recording from the 2024 MTNA National Conference, you’ll learn how students and teachers partner together in these nurturing, formative exams that further develop musical minds and…

Starting the year on an inspiring note, Randall Faber delivered a keynote address at the 13th MTNA Collegiate Symposium on January 13, 2024. The symposium, hosted by the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, brought together collegiate music teachers and students from across the country to share research and ideas…

From bursts of creative exploration to ‘ah-ha!’ discoveries with technique, the Piano Adventures Teacher Atlas has the resources for inspiring lessons. See how in the final installment of our “Show Me” video tutorial series. Technique & Artistry Online A growing library of pedagogical videos is included with a Teacher Atlas…

Every piano lesson brings opportunities for students to sail forward with new music, skills and goals. Let the Piano Adventures Teacher Atlas be your anchor. Follow our “Show Me” video tutorial series for this one-of-a kind online pedagogy reference. The first Atlas video highlighted all of the publications and resources.…

The Piano Adventures Teacher Atlas has become a classic teacher support tool. As your studios grow with new students and ideas, the Teacher Atlas keeps growing with new, adventurous offerings. Whether you teach in-person or online, the Atlas is a unique resource center for lesson planning, videos, engaging student resources,…

Blog post: Piano Adventures Will Be at NCKP 2023 on July 27th, with Randall Faber's showcase presentation "Inspiring the Next Generation of Musical Hearts and Minds", https://pianoadventures.com/nckp

NCKP 2023: The Piano Conference (the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy) offers an inspiring experience dedicated to piano teaching, learning, and performing. Returning to the Westin Chicago Lombard Hotel, the in-person conference July 26-29 includes four days of engaging concerts, keynotes, presentations, and more. Learn more about the NCKP conference,…

The full recording of our April 27 webinar “Adult Piano Adventures and the Joy of Making Music” is now available for all! It is often said that a piano method is only as good as its music, and great music awaits in Adult Piano Adventures. In this session, designed for…

It was such a pleasure to connect with many of you at the 2023 MTNA National Conference in Reno! The showcase video recording is now available for all. Watch Randall Faber’s illuminating, hour-long session on adventurous teaching and learning, and see what excitement lies ahead for the Piano Adventures music…