with adult learners in the music studio requires specialized skills and
knowledge of adult attributes. This workshop will explore adult
learning theory, assumptions, philosophy, motivation, psychosocial, and
physical characteristics at various stages of the adult lifespan.
Together, we will learn how to apply this knowledge, in the private and
group studio, to facilitate meaningful music making and skill
acquisition at any stage in the adult lifespan.
Pamela D. Pike
is the Barineau Professor of Piano Pedagogy at Louisiana State
University. Author of over three dozen scholarly articles and Dynamic
Group-Piano Teaching: Transforming Group Theory into Teaching Practice
(Routledge), Pike is also Editor-in-Chief of the Piano Magazine.
She is an award-winning teacher, including the 2019 LSU Distinguished
Faculty Teaching Award, and has presented teaching workshops throughout
Free for those enrolled in the NSMS pedagogy course.
Free for subscribers of the Piano Magazine (join now).
The Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy,
a not-for-profit educational institution (501c3) located in Kingston,
New Jersey, serves pianists and teachers through its three divisions:
The National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy, the Piano Magazine, and The New School for Music Study.