Jeanine M. Jacobson/ed. E.L Lancaster - Alfred Music Publishing
This textbook is an excellent introduction into the piano teaching profession. It is written by a professional with 25 years experience in the field, including 20 years of teaching at the college level. This book is essential for teachers who are just starting out, or for experienced teachers who just need to brush up on their skills. Many topics are discussed in depth including how to choose the correct method, teaching technique and rhythm, choosing and presenting repertoire, group teaching, business practices and much more. To further illustrate these topics, musical examples are used throughout the book. You will also find samples of business forms, lesson plans, group lesson plans and policy statements. A wonderful book to have in your library, it is both resourceful and easy to read. 395 pages.