Workshops & Masterclasses

The workshops below have been presented multiple times in local teacher organizations as well as nationally at the College Music Society, the World Piano Pedagogy Conference, the Colorado State MTA, the North Carolina MTA, as well as other independent venues.  If you have a particular topic of interest for your organization, I am happy to work with you to create a custom presentation to engage and educate participants. Just fill out my online request form, and I’ll be back in touch as soon as possible.

Presentation Topics

  • The Art of Outlining – A Crucial Practice Technique
  • Practicing Smarter, Not Harder
  • Bringing Out the Best in Your Transfer Student
  • Working with ADHD and Special Needs Students in the Independent Studio
  • Teaching Strategies for Working with Students with ADHD and Special Needs in the Classroom and Independent Studio
  • Off to a Strong Start – Teaching Technique to Elementary and Intermediate Students
  • Method Madness – A Survey of Current Methods
  • Piano Repertoire for the Elementary Student
  • Piano Repertoire for Intermediate Students
  • Bridging the Gap Between Upper Intermediate and Early Advanced Repertoire
  • Practicing Smart-Teaching Effective Practice Strategies
  • Get Back in Shape, and Stay That Way – A Seminar on Professional Development
  • Twice the Fun-Expanding Duet Repertoire
  • Teaching Elementary Technique – The Essential Building Blocks
  • Technique for the Intermediate Student – The Gateway to Advanced Playing
  • Teaching the Artistry of Pedaling – The Gateway to Sensitive Playing
  • Growing Young Pianists – A Creative Look at the Classic Repertoire
  • Beyond the Intermediate Horizon – Preparing Intermediate Students for Advancing Literature
  • The Artistry of Phrasing – Teaching Students to Listen from the Beginning
  • Teacher Imagery – A Survival Guide for the Independent Teacher