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The Piano Pedagogy Resource Center at Steely Library contains a collection of standard teaching literature by master composers and pedagogical composers. Housed in the Steely Library Media Center is a diverse collection of CDs, DVDs and videotapes along with an electronic keyboard with earphones so that students may peruse teaching materials on site.

Pedagogical materials include:

  • General Pedagogy Reference Books
  • Early Childhood Music
  • Preschool Piano Methods
  • Elementary School Age Beginning Piano Methods
  • Teaching Methods for Adults
  • Standard Literature References
  • Repertoire References
  • Theory, Musicianship, Ear Training, and Music History Books
  • Sight Reading Books and Resources
  • Elementary-Level Supplementary Collections and Sheet Music
  • Intermediate-Level Supplementary Collections and Sheet Music
  • Technique Collections and Etude Books
  • Standard Literature Anthologies
  • Contemporary Music Collections
  • Jazz, Pop and Rock Methods
  • Improvisation Methods
  • Sacred Arrangements
  • Standard Works and Collections by Master Composers
  • Four Hand and Duo Piano Pedagogical Materials, Collections and Single Works

The Steely Library Piano Pedagogy Resource Center welcomes donations of gently used teaching methods, sheet music and collections. If you are an independent music teacher or private music school director and have piano music you no longer need, please contact Richard Van Dyke at (859) 572-5792 or