The Ultimate Group Piano Class Activity

Studying piano privately can be a lonely experience without social performance events.  That’s why I always looked forward to special music events such as festivals and recitals when I was younger.  Perhaps the most social of all piano events is the group piano class, which I’ll just refer to as “class” in this article.  I have a unique way of conducting classes that involves complete student interaction and almost no preparation time on the part of the teacher, although the latter benefit was never the reason I chose to conduct classes this way.  I designed my classes the way I would have most loved for them to go when I was a young student myself.  After years of tweaking it, I can only describe it as a purely musical game with no game board or props – just students and their music.

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