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Catch the Vision at KETS 17 – 2018

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Catch the Vision at KETS 17 (2018) this coming June!

Keyboard Ensemble & Technology Seminar is June 14 -21 at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, OK.   KETS is an innovative 8-day technology seminar for piano teachers, music educators and church musicians with focus on digital keyboard ensembles, teaching strategies (both individual and group) and performance on the YAMAHA CVP Clavinova.  There is so much more – too much to reference here!  Read more for video . . .

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The Uncommon Piano Teacher

Teacher alert! Scroll to bottom (in Read More) to see video of Clavinova Repeat Feature for Teachers!

Who are we? What makes us uncommon? For one thing, we love and value our history and our shared musical tradition. But we don’t live in it exclusively. We live in the now. We respect and cherish the legacy of Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and others. But . . .

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Clavinova E-Courses – EXPECT TO LEARN

If you own a YAMAHA CVP Clavinova, you have an incredible instrument.   If you want to unlock the value of this awesome digital piano, we can help. Our E-Courses are more accessible and convenient than ever with pdf instructions and video links delivered right to your email in box.  No time limit and no website to log in to. Learn at your own pace, whenever you want.

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30
Oct

NEW E-Course! Multi-Track Recording – Intermediate Level for the CVP 709/705

Kick your recording knowledge up a notch with E-Course No. 29!

Learn how to record different Voices on a single track, how to record and/or insert different Volumes within a single track, and how to record and/or insert Tempo changes (accelerando & ritardando). Also learn about Quantizing tracks that include trills and glissandos, and what Panning is and how to use it.

Prerequisite is having had the Entry Level Multi-Track Recording E-Course No. 23, or knowledge of recording multiple tracks, Quantizing, editing incorrect notes, using the MIXER to change Voices and Volumes and how to set beginning Tempos.

Two Recording Projects are included along with a pre-recorded MIDI Song file.

E-Course No. 29

Multi-Track Recording - Intermediate Level - for the CP 709/705

$44.00

Selecting the PayPal button allows you to pay either with your credit card or through PayPal.   Contact Susan using the form below if you have questions.

2
Jan

Being Present in . . .

Being present in the Piano Lesson.

Children live in the moment. Now is where children always are. Let’s meet them there!

Are you ever so busy in your own life or have distracting issues outside the lesson that cause you to not give your full attention to your student in his allotted lesson time?   Or do you find it difficult to have patience with a student, even pre-judging his ability to adequately prepare his lesson each week?

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14
Nov

CVP 709/705 E-Course Discount Package

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Crack the Code on your Clavinova!  For a limited time FOUR E-Courses for the CVP 709/705 are offered in a Discount Package!  The following E-Courses valued at $93.00 are available at a 25% discount for $69.75.

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27
Apr

Quick Overview of latest CVP

pixofCVPHere is a “quick” overview of the CVP 709/705 & 609/605.  This ‘short’ video presents a quick look at the Voices, Registrations, Song Playback & Record and Styles.  Mind you – this is only the tip of the iceberg!

25
Apr

Clavinova Festival

Piano students – both young and not-so-young – have been participating in the Clavinova Festival for nearly twenty-eight years.  If you teach piano, consider enrolling your students in this highly motivational event.  Perform any song you’d like at the Clavinova Festival: debut your own composition, or choose an old favorite in any musical genre. There are only two rules: you must play a Yamaha Clavinova CVP digital piano and you must have fun! Read more »

17
Jan

Catch the Vision at KETS 17 – 2018

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Catch the Vision at KETS 17 (2018) this coming June!

Keyboard Ensemble & Technology Seminar is June 14 -21 at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, OK.   KETS is an innovative 8-day technology seminar for piano teachers, music educators and church musicians with focus on digital keyboard ensembles, teaching strategies (both individual and group) and performance on the YAMAHA CVP Clavinova.  There is so much more – too much to reference here!  Read more for video . . .

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6
Oct

Free Music

 

Free Thanksgiving sheet music for your Clavinova is coming soon.   Please check back!

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25
Jul

All Things Clavinova

Please check out the posts in this drop down Clavinova Category – A Clavinova Minute, USER friendly MANUALS, Clavinova E-Courses and Clavinova Music.  Thank you!

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25
Jul

Clavinova Music

These are delightful MIDI Song files and Registrations for performance or study on your favorite Clavinova! We have made short videos of them to give you an idea of what they sound like. Most come with a PDF of set-up instructions for Registrations, or the MIDI Song to play along with. We have just begun to upload them from our large library.   Read more »

28
Jul

A Clavinova Minute

Take a minute – a Clavinova minute – to learn just one feature or function of this incredible instrument.  You’ll be glad you did!   Right now there are SEVENTEEN Clavinova Minutes videos. More will be added soon!

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