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Watch a Video Demonstration of our Disney KIT

A warm, lighthearted attitude AND music that speaks to the student’s interest! These can dissolve even challenging concepts and passages. Watch student Serena’s eyes light up in this teaching demonstration by Theresa Cheng. She is using sharable slides from the Disney KIT, a simple but powerful digital bundle for the nine songs of PreTime Disney. […]

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A Bounty of Additions in the Teacher Atlas

We’ve been busy adding books and resources to the Teacher Atlas. It’s time for an update, so get comfortable. And as always, we invite you to submit questions, comments, and suggestions below. Interactive Elementary Flashcards The Piano Adventures Flashcards present a single note followed by two short sightreading exercises—all on the same card! This combination […]

Pandemic, Politics, and Piano

And “piano?” Is this seemingly misfit word pertinent? Indulge me to share a few personal stories of pandemic, politics, and piano—and then consider this trio of dynamics philosophically. Just a short year ago in Ann Arbor, I was dining out with pianist Emanuel Ax and a key Director of Pfizer. Together with the local symphony […]

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Holiday Greetings 2020

Dear Friends and Colleagues around the world, Happy Holidays to you and your families! There is great hope as we enter 2021. We wish you safe, healthy, happy holidays now, and with the prospect of happy times ahead. Let us play music for a seasonable time! Whatever it may be—a carol, a sonata, or a favorite popular […]

Piano Adventures Repertoire in the New ABRSM Syllabus

Piano Adventures is pleased to announce the selection of repertoire arranged by Nancy and Randall Faber in the PreTime to BigTime Library, for the ABRSM Piano Syllabus 2021 and 2022: Initial Grade Composer: Elton John Title: I Just Can’t Wait to Be King (from The Lion King) Arranged by: Nancy and Randall Faber (student part with repeat) Publication: […]