The New Normal

“Nerv-i-cited” is how my daughter describes the feeling of being simultaneously excited and nervous.

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Strong Bonds: The Value of Teacher-Student Connections

“I remember that guy!” My husband was on vacation with his best friend since 1st grade, and they were laughing and reminiscing about a terrific teacher they’d had 40 years ago.
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Meet Yamaha Master Educator Mirian Conti

Mirian Conti is part of the faculty of the Evening Division of The Juilliard School in New York City.

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Meet Yamaha Master Educator Frederic Chiu

Frederic Chiu is an Assistant Professor of Piano at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Meet Yamaha Master Educator Andrea McAlister

Andrea McAlister is an Associate Professor of Piano Pedagogy at Oberlin College and Conservatory in Ohio, the Director of Digital Content for the Frances Clark Center and the Senior Editor of Piano Magazine.

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Meet Yamaha Master Educator Phillip Keveren

World-renowned composer and pianist Phillip Keveren is the co-author of the Hal Leonard Student Piano Library.

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Zoomed Out? Solutions to Overcome Video-Conferencing Overload

Once only used by remote work teams, video-conferencing services like Zoom, Skype, Google Meet and Microsoft Teams became lifelines for people in all walks of life during the pandemic.

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Meet Yamaha Master Educator Dr. Stan Renard

At The University of Texas at San AntonioDr. Stan Renard is an assistant professor of Music Marketing; assistant director of the Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CITE); and the director of the Arts Incubation Research Lab.

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Come Back Strong for Fall 2021: Your Post-Pandemic Planning Guide

Welcome to your Post-Pandemic Planning Guide to bring back music to your school.

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Meet Yamaha Master Educator Pamela Pike

Pamela Pike is the Herndon Spillman Professor of Piano Pedagogy at Louisiana State University and the editor-in-chief and chief content director for Piano Magazine

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Meet Yamaha Master Educator Serona Elton

Serona Elton is a professor and director of the Music Business and Entertainment Industries Program at University of Miami Frost School of Music. She is also the Head of Educational Partnerships at The Mechanical Licensing Collective.

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Meet Yamaha Master Educator Dr. Jeffrey Nytch

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Meet Yamaha Master Educator Dr. Donny Gruendler

Dr. Donny Gruendler is the vice president of music education at Guitar Center

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Meet Yamaha Master Educator Dr. David Cutler

Dr. David Cutler is a distinguished professor of music and director of music entrepreneurship at the University of South Carolina

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Fix It: Trumpet Teaching Tips

For over 30 years, I have had the tremendous privilege of playing trumpet for audiences around the world.

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Meet Yamaha Master Educator Omar Thomas

Omar Thomas is an assistant professor of composition at The University of Texas at Austin, Butler School of Music. He is helping educators rethink the way that they can build non-exclusionary curricula.  

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Reset and Rethink New Year’s Resolutions

You’d be forgiven for thinking that making New Year’s resolutions is a recent phenomenon — perhaps started by some 1970s ad campaign. But no.

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The Creative Repertoire Initiative

Seemingly overnight in March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic swept through our world, leaving us isolated at home and plagued with fear and uncertainty about the future.

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Why Everyone Needs to Practice Self-Regulation!

A toddler kicking and screaming in the middle of the produce section of the grocery store is not cute. But we understand that children are still developing.

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6 Ways to Overcome Overwhelm

“I’m just so overwhelmed.” Bet you’ve heard — or said — that lately. Life sometimes feels like bailing water from a leaky rowboat.

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