How to Teach Fun Piano Lessons: Pop Song Method Revealed!

How to Teach Fun Piano Lessons: Pop Song Method Revealed! How to teach fun piano lessons blog banner

Are you still teaching outdated methods to your students? There is a way to teach fun piano lessons and I’m going to share with you my secret sauce on how to do so!  I know how it feels when students start to become bored and unmotivated to learn the piano. I have always had a […]

How to get your Music on all the Top Music Platforms

How to get your Music on all the Top Music Platforms

There were several learning curves I had to go through to get my music on all the top music platforms. Last month, I shared with you how to copyright your music. This month, I’m sharing with you which platforms and distributors I used to get my music out there to the world and how you […]

REAL TALK: What it’s like to be a Seller on Amazon

REAL TALK: What it’s like to be a Seller on Amazon

Would you believe me if I said I hate Amazon? Well, you shouldn’t because that would be a lie. I still love Amazon from a consumer perspective but I will say there are a few things I wish I knew before becoming a seller on Amazon. Here’s my Amazon real talk.  Amazon Real Talk: From […]

Look how much fun we had with our Halloween-themed Piano Practice!

Look how much fun we had with our Halloween-themed Piano Practice! Halloween-themed Piano Practice Recap Banner

Tomorrow may be the official day to participate in Halloween festivities, but we’ve been having a fab-BOO-lous time all month long! Are you ready to see how much fun we had with our Halloween-themed piano practice?!  At the beginning of this month, we shared with you two totally spooky pieces to practice with your students […]

FREE Piano Worksheets: Teaching Students C Major and C Minor Chords

FREE Piano Worksheets: Teaching Students C Major and C Minor Chords

Are you ready to learn a fun and simple way to teach students C major and C minor chords? With these free piano worksheets, your students will understand how to play these concepts easily and know how to read it in notes! Oh, and I forgot to mention- they’ll also have loads of fun while […]

Halloween-Themed Piano Practice: Two Pieces for your Students!

Halloween-Themed Piano Practice: Two Pieces for your Students!

Piano teachers- Everyone is getting into the holiday spirit; you can, too with a Halloween-themed piano practice! Below, you’ll find two totally spooky pieces for your students to play this October!  If you’re new here, there’s one thing you need to know about The Cascade Method: we teach piano the fun way! The mission of […]

Keys to Keeping Piano Alive in the 21st Century

Keys to Keeping Piano Alive in the 21st Century Banner that reads "The Keys to Keeping Piano Alive in the 12st Century"

The piano will always remain beautiful in the eyes of many, but will it remain an instrument parents and children choose to learn? I believe we can keep piano alive in the 21st century by implementing a different approach than the norm.  Piano Teacher? More like Piano Lover  I don’t think there’s a better word […]

The Best College Side Job (and you’ll make good money)

The Best College Side Job (and you’ll make good money)

Hey- girl who’s bussing tables at the local sports bar or nannying twin toddlers on a Saturday night through college, this message is for you. I’m going to introduce you to the best college side job you can have while getting your degree. What if I were to tell you there’s a way that you […]

Online Piano Teacher Program: What to Know

Online Piano Teacher Program: What to Know

An online piano teacher program that values the role of the teacher. Teaching piano is an honor. It’s a reward to be able to get compensated for something you love to play. Here’s the hard truth: piano is undervalued and it’s because of us, teachers! Piano is boring… (in the eyes of your students). Okay, […]

Piano Influencer: How I Did It + How You Can, Too

Piano Influencer: How I Did It + How You Can, Too How to Become a Piano Influencer

For the aspiring composer or piano influencer… this message is for you. I want to encourage the pianists and musicians that have the desire to share their music with the world! If I can do it, then you most certainly can, too. I’m going to share all my tips and tricks with you on how […]

Piano Training Program: Become a Fun Piano Teacher!

Piano Training Program: Become a Fun Piano Teacher!

Teaching piano is an art. Finding a piano training program that helps you to become a fun piano teacher is key to the success of your teaching career! What if I told you that you can shift your piano lessons from boring and monotonous to fun and exciting? Can you imagine the amount of growth […]

Piano Training Tip: A playlist can help student’s growth AND yours…

Piano Training Tip: A playlist can help student’s growth AND yours…

We’re going to keep this month’s piano training tip short and sweet, but it’s one of those that you’d call “A Golden Nugget.” I’m going to explain the importance of creating playlists for your students, and how it’s not only going to further their growth, BUT it’ll also further yours. I’ve been teaching piano ever […]

Piano Theory Book: Creation of the Cascade Method

Piano Theory Book: Creation of the Cascade Method The cover of The Cascade Method Piano Theory

Just like my creation of NoteMatch: The Piano Reading Tool, my piano theory book started the same way. A piece of cut-up paper, a crazy idea in my head, and the help from others, the Cascade Method Piano Theory Book was born! Why a Piano Theory Book? It all started when I noticed this trend, […]