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Reflections on the Life of Elvina Truman Pearce

On July 4, 2022, the world lost a guiding light in the field of piano pedagogy. Elvina Truman Pearce led a distinguished career for nearly seven decades, during which she made significant contributions to piano pedagogy as a devoted teacher, teacher-trainer, composer, pianist, writer, and...

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How do you teach technique to beginning piano students?

Beginning piano technique: Back to basics “He’s just trying it out, so he doesn’t need an expert teacher. We’ll just go to the most inexpensive teacher we can find until we know he likes it.” How many times have we bristled at this kind of...

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