Video of the Week

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,…

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…

On March 26, 194 years ago, Beethoven raised a clenched fist in a final challenge to the stormy elements. We recently celebrated the 250th anniversary of his birth by sharing our new interactive website Beethoven, Independent Man. Today, we invite you to join us in remembering that he left us…

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…

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…

If you’re already a member of Faber Technique & Artistry Online, you are well aware of the webinars we’ve been offering since last week. Here’s some feedback we received from members who were able to participate: “Thank You Randall, really enjoying this! Feel like I’m back in college.” “Thank you…

Loss of hearing. Loss of a known world. Frustration. Isolation. Searching. Creativity. Dear musical friends, the words above describe something of the isolation that Beethoven endured. At least we haven’t lost our hearing! Our isolation is richly adorned with technology and media—nothing compared to the trials of Beethoven. With this…

To bring our MTNA Showcase right to you, we captured a live stream video on March 25th at the home of Nancy and Randall Faber. Here, Dr. Faber discusses the unique challenges facing piano teachers today, and puts these challenges into a framework of compassion and understanding. Within the context…

Once again we arrive at this special time of year. We send to you and your students our warmest holiday wishes! Let’s imagine we are all chatting around the table drinking hot cocoa: What kind of fun things do you and your students do this month? Do you have a…

To welcome in the season of thanks, we offer a well-decorated performance of “God Bless Us Everyone” from FunTime Piano Disney (Level 3A-3B). May your holidays be sweet, musical, and full of cheer. Thanksgiving wishes to everyone!