Technique and Performance books…….do they make a difference?

Creative. Piano. Professional

Until the beginning of this year, I had predominantly been using Piano Adventures Lesson and Theory books with other repertoire for my beginner students. In their lessons, we would always cover technique and I would jot everything in their music diary. Sometimes they would come back having done the work, sometimes they struggled to practice the exercises we had worked on and other times they forgot entirely to read their diary and only practiced what they wanted (which is also a lot better than not practicing!).

technique and performanceI use a very large variety of resources with my students to build their technique. We have flashcards, scales books, technique exercise books, white boards, magnets, comics, story books, music boxes and the list goes on. This year I have begun experimenting with the new Technique and Performance All-In-Two book in the Piano Adventures series. It is a companion book to their tutor series…

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