Zach Bridges

Musings

Train Yer Ears

As a keyboard and music teacher, one of the things I tend to harp on about with my students is to "use your ears." Clearly, learning to sight read, understanding theory and practicing repertoire are important. However, really HEARING and INTERNALIZING what you play -...

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Always Learning

For the past three or so years, I've had the pleasure and privilege of teaching private lessons to many students of all ages - primarily in the area of piano/keyboards and in vocals as well. I never imagined I would love it so much...so much that I've decided to make...

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Students as Teachers

One of the coolest aspects of teaching music is that I learn so much from my students. Sometimes it's a teaching technique from a previous teacher. My favorite is the bass (F) clef line note acronym. This is usually taught as "Good Boys Do Fine Always" - but one of my...

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