Publications

  • Books

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2014. American Popular Piano, Etudes, Bk. 4. Forthcoming. (Invited) (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, and Stewart Gordon. Well-Tempered Keyboard Teacher, third edition. Edited by Scott McBride Smith. New York: Schirmer Books. (Invited)

    Norton, Christopher. 2012. American Popular Piano, Etudes, Bk. 5. Forthcoming.

    Norton, Christopher. 2012. American Popular Piano–Etudes, Bk. 3. Forthcoming. (Invited) (Peer Reviewed)

    Norton, C, and Scott McBride Smith. 2010. Guide to Microjazz. Edited by Scott McBride Smith. London: Boosey & Hawkes.

    Smith, Scott McBride, Marienne Uszler, Stewart Gordon, and Elyse Mach. 2000. The Well-Tempered Keyboard Teacher. 2nd ed. New York: Schirmer Books.

  • Journal Articles

    Smith, Scott McBride. “Teaching for Piano Competitions.” EPTA Journal (London, UK: EPTA) 14: 6 pp. (Invited) (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2013. “Teaching Two-Octave Scales.” Clavier Companion (Kingston, NJ: Frances Clark Center) 5, no. 6 (November/December). Forthcoming. Date Submitted: August 15, 2013 (Invited) (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2013. “How do you introduce scales?” Clavier Companion (Kingston, NJ: Frances Clark Center) v.5, no. n.5 (September/October): pp.50-54. (Invited) (Peer Reviewed)

    McCain, Artina. 2013. “Bodywork for Pianists.” Clavier Companion (Princeton, NJ: Frances Clark Center), no. May-June, 2013 (May/June). Date Submitted: February 24, 2013 (Invited)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2012. “Edna Golandsky on Taubman Technic.” Clavier Companion (Princeton, NJ: Clark Center) 4, no. 5 (September/October): 50-52.

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2011. “Joseph Banowetz: An Interview.” California Music Teacher (Fall). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2011. “Adele Marcus, Master Teacher.” Clavier Companion (May/June). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2011. “Perspectives in pedagogy: Reply to Rebecca Grooms Johnson, Steven Reen and Gary Barnett.” Clavier Companion (January/February). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2011. “Transposition: The 20-Minute Miracle, Parts 1 & 2.” Clavier Companion (January/February). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2010. “An American Classic: An Interview with Donald Waxman.” Clavier Companion (January/February). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, and Fred Karpoff. 2009. “What is 3-D Piano Technique?” Clavier Companion (September/October). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, and T McRoberts. 2009. “Building a healthy technique: ideas from Matthay.” Clavier Companion (May/June). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, J Hayghe, and I Peery. 2009. “What role does mental preparation play in piano technique?” Clavier Companion (March/April). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2009. “Lang Lang: A Life So Far (cover interview).” Clavier Companion (January/February). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, and S Gordon. 2008. “What do Beethoven’s piano sonatas reveal about his pianism?” Keyboard Companion (Fall). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, R Shinn, and G Teissonnière. 2008. “Is slow practice always the best way to develop technique?” Keyboard Companion (Summer). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2007. “How does good technique relate to ear training?” Keyboard Companion (Fall). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, and M Taggart. 2007. “How do you teach choreography to young students?” Keyboard Companion (Summer). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2007. “Shouldn’t technical study be fun? Liszt, etudes and attention to detail.” Keyboard Companion (Winter). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2006. “How do different pianos affect your use of technique in performance?” Keyboard Companion (Fall). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, H W Li, A McAllister, and M Shaffer. 2006. “Can you learn good technique by fixing mistakes?” Keyboard Companion (Summer). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, R Grace, C Lin, and L Unrau. 2006. “What practice methods do you use to develop technical fluency?” Keyboard Companion (Winter). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, and G Berenson. 2005. “Essential Skills for Promoting a Lifelong Love of Music Making: Working for a More Musical Tomorrow.” American Music Teacher (August). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2005. “Joanne Baker-Memories of One of Piano Teaching’s Great Ladies.” Keyboard Companion (Summer). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, T Bogard, and N Narboni. 2005. “How do you help students control their thumbs?” Keyboard Companion (Spring). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2004. “The Time is Right.” American Music Teacher (August/September). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, and G Berenson. 2004. “Can we teach piano technique without touching the student?” Keyboard Companion (Summer). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, and B Berr. 2004. “How is rhythm enhanced by solid technical skills?” Keyboard Companion (Winter). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, and P Chambers-Salazar. 2004. “How do you teach good tone to early level students?” Keyboard Companion (Winter). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, and M F Taylor. 2002. “How do you help beginners develop implicit technique?” Keyboard Companion (Winter). (Peer Reviewed)

    Beauchamp, L, L Metelsky, and Scott McBride Smith. 2001. “A Tribute to Boris Berlin.” Keyboard Companion (Fall). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2000. “Master Class: Pulgar-Vidal.” Piano & Keyboard (September/October). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, M Herrett, and A Wiley. 2000. “How do you teach early level students to play with good tone?” Keyboard Companion (Summer). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, and B Lister-Sink. 2000. “What do videos have to offer teachers of early-level students?” Keyboard Companion (Winter). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1999. “Interview with Awadagin Pratt.” Piano & Keyboard (cover interview) (May/June). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1999. “What was the secret of Jane Allen’s success?” Keyboard Companion (Winter). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, J Vogt, and L Ince. 1998. “How important is technique to adult students?” Keyboard Companion (Fall). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, and D Westfall. 1998. “How do you develop a sound technique with beginning students? Part Two.” Keyboard Companion (Fall). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1998. “Interview with Stephen Hough.” Piano & Keyboard (cover interview) (July/August). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, and D Westfall. 1998. “How do you develop a sound technique with beginning students? Part One.” Keyboard Companion (Summer). (Peer Reviewed)

    Unger, J, Scott McBride Smith, and E Pearce. 1998. “What steps would you assign for the first two weeks of practice on Kabalevsky’s A Little Joke?” Keyboard Companion (Summer). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, and P Lehrer. 1998. “What role does choreography play in teaching technique?” Keyboard Companion (Winter). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1997. “Why is scale fingering important?” Keyboard Companion (Spring). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, and J Lim. 1997. “Piano teaching in Taiwan.” Keyboard Companion (Winter). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, M Sitton, and A Penick. 1996. “What do you say when students ask: why do I have to practice scales?” Keyboard Companion (Fall). Forthcoming. (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1996. “Interview with João Carlos Martins.” Piano & Keyboard (cover interview) (May/June). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, and V Marks. 1996. “Do you develop specific exercises from pieces?” Keyboard Companion (Spring). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1996. “Arnaldo Cohen.” Piano & Keyboard (cover interview) (January/February). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1996. “How do you develop user-friendly technique in younger students?” Keyboard Companion (Winter). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, and J Call. 1995. “What are you learning from your students?” Keyboard Companion (Fall). Forthcoming. (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1995. “Music and Words.” American Music Teacher (June/July). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, and D Maxwell. 1995. “What do students think about the technique they are practicing?” Keyboard Companion (Spring). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1994. “Don’t Shoot the Piano Student!” Piano & Keyboard (November/December). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, C Combs, and F Zook. 1994. “How do you teach pedal to young students?” Keyboard Companion (Fall). (Peer Reviewed)

    Zorn, K, S Steck-Turner, and Scott McBride Smith. 1994. “What steps would you suggest for practicing the Kabalevsky Etude Op. 27 #3?” Keyboard Companion (Summer). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride, M Hanschu, and S Wong. 1994. “How do you teach your students to play loud in one hand and soft in another?” Keyboard Companion (Winter). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1993. “What do we mean by technique, anyway?” Keyboard Companion (Summer). (Peer Reviewed)

    Herrett, M, and Scott McBride Smith. 1993. “What competition pieces do you use with early-level students and why?” Keyboard Companion (Winter). (Peer Reviewed)

    Plagge, J, L Goss, Scott McBride Smith, and C Noona. 1991. “What do you do to make the recital a happy and successful experience?” Keyboard Companion (Fall). (Peer Reviewed)

  • Book Reviews

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2001. Review of the book Dynamic Piano Teaching, by Varro. Piano & Keyboard (January/February). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2001. Review of the book Piano Playing: A Handbook for the Advanced Student, by Collins. Piano & Keyboard (January/February). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2000. Review of the book Piano Needn’t Be Lonely, by Lasserson. Piano & Keyboard (September/October). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2000. Review of the book Complete Idiot’s Guide to Playing Piano and Electronic Keyboards, by Hill. Piano & Keyboard (January/February). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2000. Review of the book Piano for Dummies, by Neely. Piano & Keyboard (January/February). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1996. Review of the book Cultural Resources on the Internet, by Clark. Piano & Keyboard (March/April). (Peer Reviewed)

  • Concert Program Notes

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2013. Anna Han in Concert (program). October 17. (Invited) (Peer Reviewed)

  • Magazine Articles

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2014. “Staff Picks.” Clavier Companion (Kingston, NJ: Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy) (July/August). Forthcoming. Date Submitted: April 27, 2014 (Invited) (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2014. “Piano as Art.” Clavier Companion (Princeton, NJ: Frances Clark Center) (January/February) 16-23. (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2013. “Teaching Two-Octave Scales.” Clavier Companion (Princeton, NJ: Frances Clark Center) (November/December). (Invited) (Peer Reviewed)

  • Music Reviews

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2000. Review of the score Nature Music, by Evans. Piano & Keyboard (July/August). Forthcoming. (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2000. Review of the score Argentinean Tangos, Tango Viejo, by Matthiesen. Piano & Keyboard (July/August). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2000. Review of the score Spectrum II: 30 Miniatures, ed. by Myers. Piano & Keyboard (July/August). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2000. Review of the score Hungarian Children’s World, by Mosonyi. Piano & Keyboard (March/April). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2000. Review of the score Piano Fitness, by Monarth. Piano & Keyboard (March/April). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1999. Review of the score 20 Little Piano Pieces from Around the World, by Patterson. Piano & Keyboard (September/October). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1999. Review of the score Modern Masterworks, by Magrath. Piano & Keyboard (September/October). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1999. Review of the score Neue Albumblätter, by Kirchner/Twelsiek. Piano & Keyboard (September/October). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1999. Review of the score Album for the Young, by Schumann/Terebesi. Piano & Keyboard (May/June). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1999. Review of the score Anthology of Baroque Keyboard Music, by Hinson. Piano & Keyboard (May/June). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1999. Review of the score Die Moldau, by Smetana/Lechner. Piano & Keyboard (May/June). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1999. Review of the score Grand Hotel, Palm Court Trio, by Stent. Piano & Keyboard (May/June). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1999. Review of the score Ten Progressive Piano Duets, by Gurlitt/Stent. Piano & Keyboard (May/June). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1998. Review of the score Dreamscapes 1, 2, by Tingley. Piano & Keyboard (July/August). Forthcoming. (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1998. Review of the score 5-Finger Positions Rule and Others, by Miller. Piano & Keyboard (July/August). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1998. Review of the score Boogie Piano, Piano Ragtime Duets, by Mike Cornick. Piano & Keyboard (July/August). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1998. Review of the score Piano Jazz, Au Bord de l’eau, by Lucas. Piano & Keyboard (July/August). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1998. Review of the score Piano Repertoire/Etudes: Baroque, Classic, Romantic, 20th Century, by Snell. Piano & Keyboard (July/August). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1998. Review of the score Piano Sonata in A, by Dittersdorf. Piano & Keyboard (July/August). (Peer Reviewed)

  • Preface to College Textbook

    Timmons, Jill. 2013. “Preface.”. In The Musician’s Journey: Crafting Your Career Vision and Plan. Oxford University Press Professional Series. March. (Invited) (Peer Reviewed)

  • Recording Reviews

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2001. Review of the recording Complete Piano Music, by Villa Lobos/Halasz. Piano & Keyboard (January/February). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2001. Review of the recording Music for Children, by Pagano. Piano & Keyboard (January/February). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2000. Review of the recording Freddy Kempf plays Rachmaninoff, by Freddy Kempf. Piano & Keyboard (September/October). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1999. Review of the recording New York Variations, by Hough. Piano & Keyboard (January/February). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1995. Review of the recording Piano Music of Villa Lobos, by Rust. Piano & Keyboard (Recording Review) (November/December). (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 1995. Review of the recording Bach/Chopin, Preludes, by Martins and Moreira-Lima. Piano & Keyboard (September/October). (Peer Reviewed)

  • Reviews

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2010. Review of books, music and recordings. California Music Teacher (Spring). (Peer Reviewed)

  • Web Publishing

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2014. “Confessions from the Practice Room.”. In Clavier Companion. Princeton, NJ: Frances Clark Center, June 6. (Invited) (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2014. “How do I access music that is out of print?”. In The Piano Curriculum Series. Sugar land, TX: Piano Curriculum LLC, April 22. Date Submitted: April 21, 2014 (Invited) (Peer Reviewed)

    Smith, Scott McBride. 2013. “What is the difference between two types of accents?”. In The Piano Curriculum Series. Sugarland, TX: self, July 8. https://www.facebook.com/groups/550779191622686/.

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