Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

This custom search works much better than the built in one and allows searching older posts.
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(ad) Pianoteq
Latest Pianoteq add-on instrument: U4 upright piano
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
PianoSupplies.com (150)
Piano Accessories Music Related Gifts Piano Tuning Equipment Piano Moving Equipment
We now offer Gift Certificates in our online store!
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Piano
Quick Links to Useful Stuff
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano Accessories
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Topic Options
#1970964 - 10/09/12 07:21 PM Piano Teachers - Show Us Your Stuff!
Lauren Thompson Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 03/21/12
Posts: 1
Hi everyone!

Anyone interested in sharing organizational ideas for teaching spaces?

Clavier Companion magazine is looking for photos of interesting teaching spaces for a feature in the Jan/Feb 2013 issue.

Of specific interest are photos showing efficient and creative uses of small teaching spaces.
You can submit photos to editor@claviercompanion.com, and the deadline for submission is October 22nd.

If selected, photos will be printed with a brief caption in the Jan/Feb issue.


Edited by Piano World (10/11/12 01:50 PM)
Edit Reason: changed subject line

Top
(ad) My Music Staff
Check out the new way to manage your music studio
#1971831 - 10/11/12 01:52 PM Re: Piano Teachers - Show Us Your Stuff! [Re: Lauren Thompson]
Piano World Offline


Registered: 05/24/01
Posts: 5563
Loc: Parsonsfield, ME (originally N...
Come on teachers, I'm sure some of you have interesting ideas.
Here's a chance to get your studio featured in a national magazine.
_________________________
- Frank B.
Founder / Host
www.PianoWorld.com
www.PianoSupplies.com
Find Us On:
Facebook.com/PianoWorldDotCom
Twitter.com/PianoWorld
www.youtube.com/PianoWorldDotCom
Skype: PianoWorldDotCom
Estonia L-190, Yamaha P-80, Hammond XK-3, Hammond A-100, Estey 1895 Pump Organ
-------------------------
It's Fun To Play the Piano ... PLEASE Pass It On!
And please invite everyone you know to join our piano forums!
Coming to Maine? We're in Parsonsfield (southwest) let's get together!


Top
#1971976 - 10/11/12 06:23 PM Re: Piano Teachers - Show Us Your Stuff! [Re: Lauren Thompson]
Minniemay Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 06/07/09
Posts: 1702
Loc: CA
Sent mine in yesterday!
_________________________
B.A., Piano, Piano Pegagogy, Music Ed.
M.M., Piano

Top
#1972098 - 10/11/12 11:23 PM Re: Piano Teachers - Show Us Your Stuff! [Re: Minniemay]
Crayola Offline
Full Member

Registered: 11/23/09
Posts: 299
Loc: Chicago, IL
Sending mine in now!
_________________________
Independent Piano Teacher, NCTM
Member of MTNA and ISMTA

Top
#1976449 - 10/20/12 09:04 PM Re: Piano Teachers - Show Us Your Stuff! [Re: Lauren Thompson]
missbelle Offline
Full Member

Registered: 07/24/12
Posts: 87
Loc: USA
Mine is a rolling cart with an auto exec. large carry bag.
I travel to school and teach in different rooms.
not ideal, but works for now.
_________________________
Learning as I teach.

Top
#2108551 - 06/26/13 05:02 PM Re: Piano Teachers - Show Us Your Stuff! [Re: Lauren Thompson]
Liezl Tajanlangit Offline
Full Member

Registered: 11/06/10
Posts: 43
How about home service teaching but wanting to be able to have lots of books with good pieces, sight reading books for different levels, activity worksheets, etc... these don't fit in a bag and the ones I have now is not enough but is already too heavy frown

Want to have all these so I will always be prepared.

Top
#2136345 - 08/21/13 01:11 AM Re: Piano Teachers - Show Us Your Stuff! [Re: Liezl Tajanlangit]
judyfholmes Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 08/20/13
Posts: 1
You don't need lots of book for learning any instrument especially piano, just requires dedication and sheet music with you and you are ready to go.

Top
#2168027 - 10/18/13 08:36 AM Re: Piano Teachers - Show Us Your Stuff! [Re: judyfholmes]
Alan Lai Offline
Full Member

Registered: 09/16/13
Posts: 309
Loc: USA/Hong Kong
Originally Posted By: judyfholmes
You don't need lots of book for learning any instrument especially piano,


Patently wrong.

Top
#2168187 - 10/18/13 03:57 PM Re: Piano Teachers - Show Us Your Stuff! [Re: judyfholmes]
Gary D. Offline
4000 Post Club Member

Registered: 08/30/08
Posts: 4741
Loc: South Florida
Originally Posted By: judyfholmes
You don't need lots of book for learning any instrument especially piano, just requires dedication and sheet music with you and you are ready to go.

Sort of like who needs books to learn how to read...
_________________________
Piano Teacher

Top
#2168519 - 10/19/13 01:29 PM Re: Piano Teachers - Show Us Your Stuff! [Re: Lauren Thompson]
KurtZ Online   content
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 03/13/10
Posts: 851
Loc: The Heart of Screenland
"I guess there are never enough books" John Steinbeck

My favorite writer but I digress. Many a poor teacher may have shelves of books but not all teachers with shelves and shelves are poor teachers. A sushi chef makes art with one knife and a bamboo mat. The master baker has 16 kinds of bowls, 8 kinds of trays, 4 kinds of whisks, 3 kinds of mixers and 2 thermometers. Who is the more skilled artisan? I'll try their wares instead of counting their tools.

Kurt
_________________________
I just wanted to be just "a" guy. That's enough of a life.

Top
#2168525 - 10/19/13 01:45 PM Re: Piano Teachers - Show Us Your Stuff! [Re: Liezl Tajanlangit]
keystring Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 12/11/07
Posts: 11556
Loc: Canada
Looking at the books issue
Originally Posted By: Liezl Tajanlangit
How about home service teaching but wanting to be able to have lots of books with good pieces, sight reading books for different levels, activity worksheets, etc... these don't fit in a bag and the ones I have now is not enough but is already too heavy frown

Want to have all these so I will always be prepared.

Since to opening post is asking for photos of teaching spaces, I think that Liezl is asking about the lot of teachers who travel to homes. Those teachers need to take their books with them - what arrangement have traveling teachers come up with these? I can sort of relate to that question because I have traveled as a tutor, and as "the French teacher" in public school, I also had to wheel my trolley of stuff to two classrooms including up a set of stairs. The logistics of carrying your stuff with you and how to organize "your stuff" is not a trivial thing.

The idea that no books are needed seemed odd. Liezl listed examples of things she uses. How would anyone teach music without any reading material whatsoever?

Top

Moderator:  Ken Knapp 
What's Hot!!
LAST CALL - Piano Newsletter Ideas!
-------------------
HOW TO POST PICTURES on the Piano Forums
-------------------
Sharing is Caring!
About the Buttons
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
Ad (Seiler/Knabe)
Knabe Pianos
(ad) HAILUN Pianos
Hailun Pianos - Click for More
Sheet Music
(PW is an affiliate)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
Who's Online
139 registered (ajames, 36251, Almaviva, accordeur, 49 invisible), 1603 Guests and 15 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
75498 Members
42 Forums
156124 Topics
2292649 Posts

Max Online: 15252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Halloween Fantasy and Tag! - student level pieces
by Axtremus
9 minutes 15 seconds ago
Halloween Fantasy
by Axtremus
58 minutes 31 seconds ago
Visited Yamaha's Flagship Store Today
by biasa199
Today at 08:53 AM
Tag!
by Axtremus
Today at 08:53 AM
Things are not working out for me
by Teodor
Today at 08:45 AM
(ads by Google)

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
| Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


copyright 1997 - 2014 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission