Category Archive: wellesley

Fall piano instruction schedule

The Fall Quarter piano lesson schedule starts on Monday, September 15th, 2014 and ends on Friday, December 19th, 2014. Fall Quarter Fall Quarter excludes the following holidays:

Columbus Day (October 13th), Veterans day (November 11th), and Thanksgiving break (November 26th to November 30th).

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Music and learning

Learning a song, a musical instrument, or a dance step, offers your child an integration of body and mind that only music provides. This multi-sensory integration enhances a child’s learning readiness for school subjects such as reading, writing, and math.

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Piano instructor Boston, MA

Susan Cohen is an experienced classical piano instructor ( 20+ years) and teaches both adults and children of all ages: all beginners are welcome! She works at her home studio (located near Boston, MA), or visits your home depending on your proximity to her other students.

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Steinway & Sons, BSO host Piano Teacher Appreciation Day

Steinway & Sons and the Boston Symphony Orchestra hosted a lovely day at the BSO summer home in Lenox, MA.(August 18th, 2013). Piano Teacher Appreciation Day honored Boston area piano teachers on the grounds of the Tanglewood Music Festival.

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Piano recital medley

View my Practice tips link for a few suggestions. I strongly encourage each student to perform in our recitals (click to glimpse our piano recital photo gallery)!

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Piano care: What not to do?

In general, extreme swings from hot to cold or dry to wet are harmful to your piano. Dryness can cause the piano’s pitch to go flat and the sound board to possibly crack; moisture makes the piano sound sharp and may cause the keys to stick. Repeated swings in relative humidity can create distortion of sound and unnecessary creaking. Talk with your piano technician about the necessity of a humidifier for your location. This does not have to be expensive and will save you money in the long run.

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