This research is carried out to evaluate the music teacher candidates' individual working methods in piano education process. Research is descriptive, and relational survey model has been applied. The sample group of the study has been consisted of 15 students (from Necmettin Erbakan University - Faculty of Education - Fine Arts / Music Training Dept. 2nd grade - 4th term) who have accomplished past three terms without any fail. After determining the basic techniques and musical behaviors for piano education, an observation form has been created. This form has been used to evaluate the study methods and working steps of students in process of studying a new piano piece. The data received from observation form has been analysed by SPSS (v18) software. To measure frequency (f), percentage (%), average (x), differences of behaviors, Pearson X2 test has been applied. According to results in the process of individual study; the students are often performing right sitting position, analysing the piece before start reading it, seldomly performing the behaviors in reading and studying steps, and not performing the behaviors in interpretation step. The correlation analysis indicates that each steps of individual studying process in piano education have connection with each other in positive way and have great effectiveness on other steps.
Keywords: Piano Education, Music Teacher Candidates, Working Methods.