Welcome to the new Piano Pedagogy Message Board!

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In searching for a new home for the Piano Pedagogy Board, I looked at a lot of message board hosts. None of them was "just perfect", but the new host I chose seems to have a lot of advantages:

* You can immediately find both new questions AND new answers (which may have been posted to very old questions)

* You can receive email notices of responses to your questions.

* You can receive daily or weekly email summaries of activity on the board.

* Old messages (both questions and answers) will be stored indefinitely (the previous board had a limit of 300 threads--older threads were simply deleted).

* Old messages can be sorted by category so that relevant messages can be found more easily.

* The board and underlying software is hosted by a person with an intense personal interest in the internet and community systems such as the bulletin board (and I've an idea that Philip Greenspun is going to be around a lot longer than a lot internet startups with a 'great idea' and no particular business plan).

* Since it is not hosted by a commercial entity, there are no annoying ads.

So, welcome to the new message board! Please bookmark this URL for the Piano Pedagogy Message Board: http://www.sunflower.org/~bhugh/messageboard.spm

-- Brent Hugh (bhugh@mwsc.edu), March 03, 2001


Thanks, Mr Hugh, for creating a new board. Looking forward to see everyone pop up here soon.

-- Vipercat (dolfynh@hotmail.com), March 04, 2001.

Thank you, Brent, for going to so much trouble to make this happen for all of us. Sometimes when I click on to the messageboard for the 3rd time that day I tell myself a should get a life; but even with a great family (especially my precious granddaughter and another on the way), home to keep up, tennis, 45 students, and PIANIMALS, this group adds something I don't get anywhere else, and I love it! I get MUCH MORE than I could ever give. Sometimes I am annoyed by a perspective that is crossways with mine--but perhaps that is what I come for the most (because I learn), even though it's more enjoyable when others agree with me.

So here's to an even better messageboard--and my thanks to you for being the moderator!!!

-- Flo Arnold (flo@pianimals.com), March 04, 2001.

Dear Professor Hugh -

Thank you SO much for finding a new board! I was just getting into the old one shortly before its demise. I'm glad we still have a place to come to with our questions and answers.

Thanks again!


-- Kathy Handyside (khandys@earthlink.net), March 04, 2001.

I really appreciate the "no ads" feature. The ones that flash over and over tend to make me very grumpy. As a student and beginning teacher, this board is a valuable resource. I appreciate it very much.

-- Mary Jo Lewis (mlewis@kc.rr.com), March 04, 2001.

Hi everyone, from the old mb and whoever new comes here!! Mr. Hugh, thanks for your time in creating this new board for us. I was learning so much on the old.... I'll continue learning, thanks to you!! :) Julie

-- Julie (alwayznsync_2k@hotmail.com), March 05, 2001.

Yeah, Brent! Thanks so much for the time and energy you devote to this. I like the look of this site. Looking forward to more interesting and stimulating discussion . . .


-- Arlene Steffen (asteffen@fresno.edu), March 08, 2001.

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