Suggested Piano Materials
Mountain Boogie philosophy is that there are many ways to climb a mountain and that all texts and methods have their strengths and weaknesses.
Here are some of my go to resources depending on a student’s age and interests. However, if you are already used to a method—perhaps you took lessons some years ago or your instructor is moving out of town—I am always delighted to continue with the texts you already own and are accustomed with!
A picture my first piano teacher, Mr. Schumann drew for me over 20 years ago. I am the stick figure in the bottom right corner with a pickaxe chipping away at a granite mountain to get to the works by Beethoven and Chopin at the top!
No matter your age,
Philosophy is all
about making the
ascent up your musical mountain
personally meaningful. I have found making skill-level
appropriate arrangements of student’s favorite tunes with notation software a surefire way of making practice exciting and rewarding!