Kotrba Piano Studio Resources

Amen, Daniel G. Change Your Brain, Change Your Life. Three Rivers Press, 1998. 

Anderson, Michael W., and Timothy D. Johanson. Gist: The Essence of Raising Life-Ready Kids. GISTWorks, 2013. 

Duke, Robert A. Intelligent Music Teaching. Learning and Behavior Resources, 2005. 

Dweck, Carol S. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. Ballantine Books, 2006. 

Faber, Adele, and Elaine Mazlish. How To Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk. HarperCollins, 1980. 

---. Siblings Without Rivalry. HarperCollins, 1987. 

Gelb, Michael J. How to Think like Leonardo da Vinci. Dell, 1998. 

Green, Barry. The Mastery of Music. Broadway Books, 2003. 

Green, Barry, and W. Timothy Gallwey. The Inner Game of Music. Doubleday, 1986. 

Hanh, Thich N. True Love: A Practice for Awakening the Heart. Shambhala, 1997. 

Hermann, Evelyn. Shinichi Suzuki: The Man and His Philosophy. Summy-Birchard, 1981.

Horner, Michele M. Life Lens: Seeing Your Children in Color. MCP Books, 2016. 

Klickstein, Gerald. The Musician’s Way

Kreitman, Edward. Teaching with an Open Heart. Western Springs School, 2010. 

---. Teaching from the Balance Point. Western Springs School, 1998. 

Kurcinka, Mary S. Kids, Parents, and Power Struggles. HarperCollins, 2000. 

---. Raising Your Spirited Child. HarperPerennial, 1991. 

Markham, Laura. Peaceful Parent Happy Child

Mason, Merle H. Piano Parts and Their Functions. Piano Technicians Guild, 1977. 

Phelan, Thomas W. 1-2-3 Magic: 3 Step Discipline for Calm, Effective and Happy Parenting (6th Edition) 

Reblitz, Arthur A. Piano Servicing, Tuning, & Rebuilding. Vestal Press, 1976. 

Ristad, Eloise. A Soprano on Her Head. Real People Press, 1982. 

Sprunger, Edmund. Helping Parents Practice: Ideas for Making it Easier. Yes Publishing, 2005. 

Starr, William & Constance. To Learn With Love: A Companion for Suzuki Parents. Kingston Ellis Press, 1983. 

Suzuki, Shinichi. Nurtured by Love. Alfred, 1983. 

Suzuki, Shinichi. Ability Development from Age Zero. Summy-Birchard, 1981. 

Tharp, Twyla. The Creative Habit. Simon & Schuster, 2003. 

Trelease, Jim. The Read Aloud Handbook. (corralations between music and language)

Weissbluth, Marc. Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child. Ballantine Books, 1987. 

Westney, William. The Perfect Wrong Note: Learning to Trust Your Musical Self. Amadeus Press, 2003.