Music & Arts – in partnership with Hal Leonard– is bringing another season of piano workshops to your local community! These exciting events are FREE OF CHARGE and run by seasoned clinicians that specialize in piano pedagogy. Learn the latest classroom techniques, win prizes, get amazing discounts on sought-after materials, and meet the authors from your favorite publications!
You don’t want to miss this opportunity, so RSVP now at www.musicarts.com/pianoworkshop!
Call 910-864-8808 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Workshop
Every piano student is different and guiding them down a customized path that encourages creative and independent learning requires a wide variety of skills, music, and resources. Join one of our expert clinicians as they share their expertise, teaching tips and motivational strategies using new releases from Hal Leonard.
About the Clinician
Barbara Kreader is a Keyboard Consultant for Educational Keyboard Publications to the Hal Leonard Corporation in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Kreader has taught piano continuously for nearly 35 years. A faculty member of NorthwesternUniversity’s Division of Preparatory and Community Music from 1974 – 1985, she also maintained an independent studio at her home in Evanston, Illinois where she continues to teach 45 students.
As a child and young adult, Kreader studied piano with Beth Miller Harrod, attending RockyRidgeMusicCenter in Estes Park, Colorado for several summers. More recently, she was the Program Director of the Junior Student Seminars at Rocky Ridge.
A graduate of NorthwesternUniversity, Kreader earned a M.M. in piano performance in 1974 studying piano with Laurence Davis and piano pedagogy with Frances Larimer.
The editor of Clavier magazine from 1982 – 1988, Kreader has published articles in Clavier, The Piano Quarterly, and Keyboard Companion.
Kreader served as moderator for the three Baldwin/Clavier Keyboard Teacher’s Videoconferences presented in 1986, 1987, and 1988. From 1988 – 1989 she instituted a Baldwin sponsored program of piano lessons and supervised practice in the after-school child care programs in the Evanston District 65 schools. She also served as the Editor of Baldwin Piano and Organ Company’s Soundboard during this time. She joined Hal Leonard in November 1989.
One of the co-authors of the Hal Leonard Student Piano Library, Barbara Kreader has given workshops in over 130 cities in the United States, Canada, Australia, China, Taiwan, and Malaysia.