How do you get help when you have problems with technology?

Keyboard Companion Autumn 2005; Vol. 16, No. 3

George Litterst, Editor Think back to your days as a high school, college, or graduate school piano student. Those were exciting days filled with as much practice and learning as you could squeeze out of a 24-hour day. The tools of our trade have evolved...

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How To Travel to NCKP 2023: The Piano Conference without Breaking the Bank!

Discovery homeSign up for email updatessubmit a question Register for NCKP: 2023! Click here to register. Having spent a good amount of the last 30 years zig-zagging the skies as a music technology consultant, I have personally experienced nearly every curveball air travel can toss...


COVID-19 Special Issue

COVID-19 Special Issue; Vol. 12, No. 2

We hope you find this special issue helpful.


The New Normal of Piano Teaching

COVID-19 Special Issue; Vol. 12, No. 2

All of us have spent the last several weeks adapting to the reality of a world where the COVID-19 pandemic has acutely changed nearly every part of our lives. For many piano teachers, it has been a time of sink-or-swim adaptation. Our teaching spaces are now more like broadcast studios than piano studios as FaceTime, Skype, WeChat, or Zoom now replace the untrampled welcome mat...


How do you use multimedia in your concerts and student recitals?

Keyboard Companion Winter 2007; Vol. 18, No. 4

Multimedia is nothing more than the combination of two or more modalities of communication. Combine images with text, motion video with music, or ballet with sound effects, and you have created a multimedia piece. Unlike traditional recorded music, the live concert experience has always had a...


Piano Pedagogy’s Towers of Technology

Autumn 2019; Vol. 11, No. 4

In many fields, it can be hard to find central figures who aren’t men. In the niche of keyboard pedagogy technologies, however, many significant practices and developments were LARGELY pioneered by women. So, for this very special issue of the ​Piano Magazine​, I am honored to...

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