Friday, September 19, 2008

Piano Pedagogy in Action at MSU

A very interesting new blog just popped up on my radar earlier today--Derek Polischuk, who teaches Piano Pedagogy at Michigan State University in East Lansing, has just started a blog in which he chronicles his teaching methods and progress of his class. Recent posts have dealt with note recognition and hand position/finger independence using YouTube videos as a tool for demonstrating the teaching methods of Derek and his students. Here is Master of Music candidate Justine Sasanfar teaching a beginner piano class:

You can read more about MSU's Master of Music program in Piano Pedagogy here.

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