Skip to content

Posts from the ‘Expect To Learn’ Category


One-on-One Clavinova Lessons

Clavinova Lessons

What do you want to learn today?

  • How to use the Style Feature
  • How to use the Registrations
  • How to enjoy playing a Song using various Voices
  • Something specific just for you
  • What everything does!

If you have a CVP Clavinova and are not using its incredible Features, then you are missing out! Whether you are a Novice or an Old Dog who wants to learn New Tricks, this is your chance to learn, play, and enjoy the process!

Lessons begin in September on the CVP 300, 400, 500, 600 or 700 series – you choose. Fill out and send the form below to Susan and let the fun begin!


NEW E-Course! Clavinova Canapés

Jump start your fun Clavinova projects with E-Course No. 30!

There are many seemingly small but very important functions and features on your Clavinova.  Our NEW E-Course No. 30 offers bite-sized topics with pdf instructions and videos to help you taste success at your CVP.  Whether you’re working on a performance, a recording, playing with a Style, teaching, or just having fun, these Canapés are just what you’re looking for!

Prerequisite: basic knowledge of your CVP 709 or 705.

E-Course No. 30

Clavinova Canapes


Selecting the PayPal button allows you to pay either with your credit card or through PayPal.   You will receive the E-Course in your email directly from Susan.

Contact Susan using the form below if you have questions.





Your ‘level-up’ 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


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.



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?

Read more »


CVP 709/705 E-Course Discount Package


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.

Read more »


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!


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 »


Catch the Vision at KETS 19 – 2020



Catch the Vision at KETS 18 (2019) was the ‘week that was’ this past June!

Keyboard Ensemble & Technology Seminar was June 13 -20 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 . . .

Read more


Free Music


“Over the River and Through the Woods” is a galloping fun piece for the transition time from Thanksgiving into the Holidays.  Even more fun is playing or teaching it on your Clavinova!  Please download the pdf music/instructions here below to play along with your Clavinova STYLE.  Student/Teacher/Player options are included.  And be sure to check out our Holiday 3-in-1 E-Courses for SIX holiday pieces to round out your Clavinova holiday music play list!   Most of all – have fun!



Read more »


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!

Read more »