Part 4: Ten Practice Tips for Rising Stars!

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Whether you are working on performing artistic songs or preparing to do some awesome public speaking, this series of articles will guide you into the best expression of your own greatness. Article 1 gives an overview of all Ten Practice Tips, so be sure to review it often.

For whatever your area of focus might be, today’s TIP 7 and TIP 8 are very important. Though they may seem at first to contradict one another, they really don’t. It’s about ...

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Part 3: Practice Tips for Rising Stars

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After a hiatus for the holidays and the start of our Parent, Student, and Teacher of the Month blogs, we are so excited to continue the series by Laura, one of our Tampa Bay Area teachers! If you are a new reader, and would like to first read Part 1 and 2, please follow these links:
http://pianolessonsinyourhome.com/learning-star-music-student/
http://pianolessonsinyourhome.com/rising-stars-performance-pt2/

Enjoy!

We are ...

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Tampa Bay Teacher of the Month for February

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Congratulations to Jon who has been chosen to be the Teacher of the Month for February.

Jon has been teaching piano with PLIYH for over 5 years. Jon also plays with a few different bands around Tampa and invites his students to come to see him perform.

Chris Ingram has nominated Jon for the Teacher of the Month award. He admires Jon for being patient with his 3 children and making the lessons enjoyable for the whole family. He is very knowledgeable ...

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Tampa Bay Student of the Month for February

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Congratulations to Kailash Shankar Easwaran for being selected for the Student of the Month for February.

Kailash is 7 years old and enjoys music, arts & crafts, painting, drawing and sports including tennis and soccer. Kailash is a very bright and energetic individual who always practices. He is always very focused during his lessons and asks a lot of good questions.

Dionne S.
Piano teacher

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Tampa Bay February Parent of the Month

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Congratulations to Nancy Maggio our Parent of the Month for February. Nancy is a mother of 4 musical children who are either currently taking lessons or have in the past. Her daughters’ piano teacher Andrea nominated Nancy because she is a very supportive parent. She makes teaching easier by encouraging her daughters with practicing and a true appreciation of music in general.

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Chicago Parents of the Month – Nicole Kramer & Alyson Mann

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Feb Parents of the Month 2014The Chicago Office would like to congratulate Nicole Kramer and Alyson Mann on the award for Parents of the Month.
They were nominated by their daughter’s teacher, Christie Chiles Twillie, because they are ALWAYS, and without question so very supportive of her development, practicing and involvement in activities that will help her grow as a pianist and person. ...

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Chicago Teacher of the Month – Dan McLean – February 2014

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Dan McLean February 2014 Teacher of the Month CHICAGOGuitar Instructor Dan McLean is Chicago’s Teacher of the month for February! Dan was nominated by one of his high school students, Dylan Gunther, who said, “Dan is laid back and always listens to what I want to learn. He is able to teach difficult concepts and then solidify new materials by working them into jams.” Dan has been a Chicago ...

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Chicago Student of the Month – Rowan Kramer-Mann – February 2014

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Rowan Kramer Mann Silver MedalistCongratulations to Rowan Kramer-Mann our February Student of the Month! Rowan studies piano with Christie Chiles Twillie who nominated her for the award.
Rowan is a wonderful piano student who works very hard in lessons and during the week on her own. She is always prepared for her lessons and quickly masters the late intermediate level pieces she is assigned, including memorizing them. She ...

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