The Inside Voice: An Interview with Cristi Miller
Teaching middle school tends to be “the road less traveled” for many new music educators, often caused by a fear of not knowing how to work with the physical and psychological changes experienced by this age group. Thankfully, there are experienced mentors like Cristi Miller who are more than willing to help other teachers develop skills that work for their classrooms.
19 Groundbreaking Women Composers - Part 2
Emmy-winning classical composer Julie Giroux says she didn’t know about any women composers when she was studying music, and when she first entered the field she didn’t meet any, either. Unfortunately, she is not alone in this experience. It’s only in the last few decades that women composers have begun to be recognized in some of the music industry’s top areas.
Fun Piano Lesson Ideas for Summer
Summer can be a welcome break from the usual school-year routine and offers some unique opportunities for your private piano students. No school (or homework!) allows more time to experiment on the piano. Of course, teachers always consider how to make piano lessons fun, and to help with that, we explore some summer ideas and resources.