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Hey there! Welcome to Piano Pantry where we talk about piano teaching, loving food, and living life. I’m Amy, my husband Drew and I live in Indiana. My favorite things include Mexican food, reading, organizing, and spending time with those I love.


A Great GAme for Reviewing Major chords and 5-Finger Patterns

Who says you have to use music games the way they were intended? This competitive game is easy and simple but highly effective and lots of fun.

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Audiation: The Foundation of Music Learning Theory

This article I wrote on Alfred Music blog paints a simple picture of the true meaning of the term audiation -  a word that is still somewhat new to the music world.  Can you relate?

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Trusty Christmas Favorites: Repertoire I Return to Year After Year

Favorite Christmas piano books that both student and teacher return to year after year. Top pieces in each book are highlighted.

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Evernote: an Independent Music Teacher's Handbook Series

Learn how Evernote can transform your life through increased productivity and studio organization as an independent music teacher.

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Tips for Presenting

In this post, I share tools, resources, and tips from what I've learned along the way in my quest to growing and improving as a presenter.

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Favorite Hymn and Praise Piano Books and a Church-Music themed Recital

All of my favorite hymn and church praise piano repertoire for students. See how we used this repertoire to put together a church-music themed recital.

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One-Minute Club Note-Naming Challenge

How I implement the One-Minute Club Challenge in my studio. See my portable bulletin-board chart, ideas for leveling, and more.

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