Most music teachers are given a tremendous amount of education about technique, history, theory, and compositions. Very few music teachers are given the tools to manage their particular small... More > businesses. Let's face it: running a private musical studio is not quite like running a restaurant.
This register provides monthly structure to organize your income, debts, and forecast goals. It provides space to track incoming and returning students, tuition rates and lesson days, and the ability to track savings and investment goals.< Less
The task of identifying musical ideas through informed and deliberative listening is paramount in the theoretical development of the musicality and intuition of a student.
This workbook gives a... More > simple format for the assignment of listening homework to studio music students to supplement their theoretical, technical, and literary development.
By giving students a simple and achievable listening worksheet to fill out on a weekly basis, the studio teacher will finally have an effective and relatively unobtrusive means to build their students' musical ear and points of reference.
The student who is asked to find meaningful passages, to identify melodies and motives, ... will inevitably carry these musical understandings into their own performances. They will develop mature expressive arcs, firm opinions on climax and high points, an informed ear ... from their experience using these exercises to return to the audiences' perspective.< Less
These twenty carols have been arranged for gatherings of friends and family at Christmas time, making music and merriment to toast the Spirit of the Season.
Approachable and without pretention, yet... More > polished and enjoyable to the ear, these arrangements offer something for everyone.
From the simple beauty of “Away in a Manger,” to the brilliance of “Go! Tell it on the Mountain,” this collection is sure to provide you and yours a very Merry and Musical Christmas celebration!< Less
A new suite in six movements for piano.
Composer Matthew J Viator offers a new piece that reflects upon his family memories, portraying candid emotional and
locational memories for musical... More > reflection.
A respected teacher and composer in the Mid Atlantic, Viator firmly lives in the intersection of jazz harmonies,
Classical structures, and improvisational sensibilities. Tonal, adventurous, and sentimental, his piano works explore the color worlds possible in harmonic piano writing.
Unabridged first edition music score for unaccompanied piano with performance notes and considerations provided by the composer. For advanced piano performance.< Less
In private musical studios, students typically meet once a week for private instruction. By approaching the curriculum and grading in an individual, six-month journal, teachers are better able to be... More > thorough in their record keeping than the usual classroom books which employ small text and tiny spaces for records and progress tracking.< Less