Show Notes

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Overview: Episode 22

Where you can find specific answers to your questions in this week's show. There were many deep dives into topics this week. (timings of the broadcast):

0:00 Welcome to Phillip Keveren - Phillip shares his studio setup

6:30 How does Phillip incorporate improvisation into a traditional Piano Lesson?

8:00 Using BurgmĂĽller Arabesque as a starting point to improvisation - Get Phillip's handout and access to the Practice Buddy backing track here.

18:00 Ways to use backing tracks in your studio and how it can help change your life and the way you teach. Teaching using Backing Tracks and Whole Body Learning. Extra information about The Studio
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22:00 The Clown by Kabalevsky & The Beatles Lady Madonna and how they're related.

23:00 20% Off for Phillip Keveren this weekend
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29:00 Question - What is right and what sounds right? The importance of creativity. How it improves student retention. Why chords and chord shapes are helpful for learning repertoire.

36:00 Phillip shares his improvisation arrangement of The First Noel. Use this as a basis for improvisation.

45:00 It's time to start teaching Christmas Carols to your students

47:30 Levels - choosing levels of difficulty in piano repertoire

50:00 Johann’s Music Box 

56:00 Next show’s UK edition (in two weeks) featuring Pam Wedgewood, Alison Mathews, Ruth Alberici.

57:00 Phillip plays his beautiful arrangement of "A Whole New World"
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