Chances are that before you ever had a formal piano lesson, you learned to play something like “Heart and Soul,” “Chopsticks,” or maybe even a bit of "Für Elise." Many of us have fond memories of being shown how to play one of these timeless tunes by a friend or family member.
What do all of these familiar pieces have in common? The allure of these pieces can be summed up in one word--PATTERNS. Each of these pieces is pattern-based, can be learned quickly, and sounds impressive when played correctly. No wonder so many people fall in love with the piano after being taught to play one of these catchy tunes!
Pattern-based music can be a powerful tool in your teaching arsenal. Want to learn how to harness the power of patterns in your studio? Read on for more about how pattern-based pieces can energize your teaching!