This second edition of the best-selling piano pedagogy book provides future piano and keyboard teachers with the essential tools to meet the challenges the next century. Fundamental to every keyboard teacher, the text examines current learning theories, offers a historical overview of keyboard pedagogy, reviews educational materials, and describes specific teaching techniques. It also discusses specific repertoire and technique for beginning, intermediate, and adult students.
Table of Contents
PART I: THE BEGINNING STUDENT.
1. The Elementary-Age Student.
2. The Pre-School Student.
3. The Adult Student.
PART II: THE INTERMEDIATE STUDENT.
4. Teaching the Intermediate Student.
6. Technique and Musicianship.
7. The Transfer Student.
PART III: THE ADVANCED STUDENT.
8. Teaching the Advanced Student.
10. Technique and Practicing.
PART IV: THE PROFESSIONAL KEYBOARD TEACHER.
11. Career Choices.
12. Teaching as a Business.
13. Independent Teaching.
14. Teaching with Technology.
PART V: THE WELL-INFORMED KEYBOARD TEACHER.
15. About Learning and Teaching.
16. Putting Theory into Practice.
PART VI: HISTORICAL OVERVIEW OF KEYBOARD PEDAGOGY.
17. Influences on Pedagogy.
18. From Diruta to C.P.E. Bach.
19. From Türk to Deppe.
20. Liszt and Leschetizky.
21. Breithaupt and Matthay.
22. Ortmann and Schultz.
23. Other 20th Century Pedagogy.
24. American Piano Methods.
25. Great Pianists of Today.