Professional Piano Teaching, Volume 2

Professional Piano Teaching, Volume 2
A Comprehensive Piano Pedagogy Textbook

By Jeanine M. Jacobson / ed. E. L. Lancaster and Albert Mendoza Piano Book Level: Intermediate/Advanced Item: 00-37608
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This second volume of Professional Piano Teaching is designed to serve as a basic text for a second-semester or upper-division piano pedagogy course. It provides an overview of learning principles and a thorough approach to essential aspects of teaching intermediate to advanced students. Special features include discussions on how to teach, not just what to teach; numerous musical examples; chapter summaries; and suggested projects for new and experienced teachers. Topics: teaching students beyond the elementary levels * an overview of learning processes and learning theories * teaching transfer students * preparing students for college piano major auditions * teaching rhythm, reading, technique, and musicality * researching, evaluating, selecting, and presenting intermediate and advanced repertoire * developing stylistic interpretation of repertoire from each musical period * developing expressive and artistic interpretation and performance * motivating students and providing instruction in effective practice * teaching memorization and performance skills. 452 pages. Index.


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Contents

Title
Preface
Acknowledgments
CHAPTER 1: TEACHING STUDENTS BEYOND THE ELEMENTARY LEVELS
Defining the Intermediate Level
Progressing from the Elementary Levels to the Early Intermediate Level
Teenagers
Progressing from the Intermediate Levels to the Early Advanced Level
College Piano Major Auditions
Summary
Projects for New Teachers
Projects for Experienced Teachers
CHAPTER 2: HOW STUDENTS LEARN
The Three Main Approaches to Understanding Learning Processes
Contributions to Pedagogy
Factors That Contribute to Learning
Summary
Projects for New and Experienced Teachers
CHAPTER 3: TEACHING TRANSFER STUDENTS
Understanding the Causes and Problems of Student Transfers
Preparing for Smooth Transfers
Planning a Smooth Transition to a New Teacher
Sample Transfer-Student Assessments and Transition Plans
Summary
Projects for New Teachers
Projects for Experienced Teachers
CHAPTER 4: TEACHING RHYTHM AND READING
Teaching Rhythm
Teaching Reading
Summary
Projects for New Teachers
Projects for Experienced Teachers
CHAPTER 5: TEACHING TECHNIQUE
Learning to Recognize and Alleviate Excess Tension
Applying Principles of Movement to Piano Playing
Understanding the Role and Use of Fingers, Wrists, Arms, and the Whole Body
Teaching Technique with Exercises and Repertoire
Summary
Projects for New Teachers
Projects for Experienced Teachers
CHAPTER 6: INTERMEDIATE AND EARLY ADVANCED PERFORMANCE AND STUDY REPERTOIRE
Researching Potential Repertoire
Evaluating and Organizing Potential Repertoire
Selecting Repertoire
Teaching New Repertoire
Summary
Projects for New Teachers
Projects for Experienced Teachers
CHAPTER 7: STYLISTIC INTERPRETATION
Baroque Style
Classical Style
Romantic Style
Impressionistic Style
Contemporary Styles
Summary
Projects for New Teachers
Projects for Experienced Teachers
CHAPTER 8: EXPRESSIVE AND ARTISTIC INTERPRETATION AND PERFORMANCE
Interpreting Rhythm
Interpreting Elements of Pitch
Expressing Elements of Sound
Aural Development and Expressive Performance
Summary
Projects for New Teachers
Projects for Experienced Teachers
CHAPTER 9: MOTIVATION AND PRACTICE
Motivation
Practice
Summary
Projects for New Teachers
Projects for Experienced Teachers
CHAPTER 10: MEMORY AND PERFORMANCE
Efficient Initial Memorization
Factors That Influence the Memory Process
Controlling Performance Anxiety
Successful Performance
Summary
Projects for New Teachers
Projects for Experienced Teachers
Index

Additional Information

Series: Professional Piano Teaching
Author: Jeanine M. Jacobson
Instrument: Piano
Format: Book
Page Count: 452
Item Number: 00-37608
ISBN 10: 0-7390-8169-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-8169-3
UPC: 038081422220

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