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It’s official! Two new partners join the Music Tool Suite

We’re delighted to welcome on board two new partners with the Music Tool Suite. The Coalition for Music Education is our new Canadian partner, and The Curious Piano Teachers, with central offices in the UK, have also joined us. The Curious Piano Teachers have reach well beyond the UK, and through them, we are now linked Read More

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Motivating student practising with Cadenza: FREE WEBINAR

You may have noticed that we’ve been working closely with a UK-based group of teachers called The Curious Piano Teachers. On January 12, they’re hosting a free webinar to introduce teachers to Cadenza. The webinar will feature examples of students and teachers using Cadenza, and will also address the nitty-gritty details of setting up teacher and Read More

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Building the Buzz about Cadenza!

The Royal Conservatory just sent out a message telling teachers about Cadenza, an online notebook that streamlines the process of making lesson notes and motivates students to practise. Feedback about the tool,  from teachers and students and parents, has been very positive. We’re excited that so many teachers across Canada have now heard about this Read More

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Curious Piano Teachers

There’s a marvellous organization spear-headed by two UK piano teachers, Sally Cathcart and Sharon Mark-Teggart, called The Curious Piano Teachers. Their most recent blog mentions the Music Tool Suite, and we’re delighted to be highlighted. Turn around’s fair play – this also gives us the perfect opportunity to let you know about this fantastic professional Read More

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Angela Elster Receives Meritorious Service Decoration

On this past Thursday morning, June 23, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, presented Meritorious Service Decorations (Civil Division) to 52 recipients from various sectors across the country during a ceremony at Rideau Hall. One of the recipients was Angela Elster, who served on the Executive of the Music Tool Read More

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International Music Survey

In October, 2015, we launched what promises to be the biggest survey to date of students, teachers, and parents involved in studio music instruction for instrument and voice. The survey closes in the spring of 2016. In 2014, we conducted a national survey with students involved in Canada’s Royal Conservatory; now we’re expanding our research Read More