Piano Parent Portal


Last Updated 2020-08-01

Shepherd Music School at Central UMC has reopened as of June 8th, although many of my students are continuing online. It’s your choice what you want to do. For the fall 2020, it looks like Monday and Tuesday will be online, and Wednesday and Thursday will be at Shepherd. Wednesday will only be come available once Thursday books out more fully.

IMPORTANT: If you are returning to Shepherd Music School, please make sure you read through and understand these guidelines that you must follow for in-person lessons.

If you are booking lessons through MyMusicStaff, and are looking for slots to book, please make sure you keep in mind that certain days are dedicated to online lessons, and others to in-person Shepherd lessons. On Monday of each week, I’ll summarize where I’ll be in a little beige memo. When you click on each slot, there will be a location that confirms where the lesson will be held.

MyMusicStaff Access

Website and Social Media Survey – New for Aug 2020 to Jul 2021

SurveyMonkey Link – I need you to do this again for the new program year. Photos, recordings, and even food allergies are covered in this one 2-minute questionnaire.

Piano Lessons – Links

Piano Lessons – Calendar

Piano Lessons – Checklist

Piano Lessons – Books

Recommended Music Apps – First mentioned in the August 2019 Studio Newsletter, this blog post is geared to beginner students.

Binder Tabs – Once you purchase them, here’s how to name them.

Monthly Practice Corner and Other PPP Posts

Piano Parent Posts – This section of the blog includes the new Practice Corner

Piano Festivals

Sonatina Festival (Held Virtually) – Saturday, November 14, 2020
Note: Recordings are due a week before the festival.

Piano Festivals – General information about the Fall Sonatina Celebration and the Spring ASMTA Regional Festival. (not updated for Covid-19)

ASMTA Regional Festival Preparation – This refers to the festival that is held in April. (not updated for Covid-19)

Piano Methods

Piano Methods – I’ve moved this to a separate page. It discusses the choices for beginner students, whether they be children or adults.

Monthly Practice Corner Posts: