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Teens Quitting Piano: Surprising Reasons You Need to Know

Is it just me or is it getting harder to stop teens quitting piano lessons? No one has any time, teens are more stressed than they were ten years ago, and practice always takes a back seat to everything else that’s going on. Teacher: “So how did your practice go this week, Luke?” Luke: “I Teens Quitting Piano: Surprising Reasons You Need to Know

TC218: Emotive Repertoire for Teens and Adults from Movies & New Age

In this episode, find 20+ emotive teen piano repertoire picks that appeal to older or adult students, complete with play-through demos. Teen and adult students require extra repertoire planning, because you’re not often teaching from a method book, but finding specific pieces that appeal to their unique tastes. They often gravitate toward darker, moodier, rich, TC218: Emotive Repertoire for Teens and Adults from Movies & New Age

Teaching Teens and Transfer Students Toolkit

Teaching Teens and Transfer Students Course

support@topmusic.co GET ACCESS How to motivate, inspire and retain your teen & transfer studentsLEARN TO BUILD A FRAMEWORK FOR teaching energising, rewarding and fun lessons for your teen and transfer students  FREEwith TopMusicPro Studio Membership What’s your biggest struggle when teaching teens and transfers?”Motivating them to practise is always an issue””Retaining my students – they Teaching Teens and Transfer Students Course

TC190: Inspiring and Motivating Teens with Jerald Simon

Learn about inspiring and motivating teen students from the teacher who saved 100 students from quitting piano for good – Jerald Simon.

TC189: 5 Tips for Teaching Piano to Teens

What does it take to become the go-to piano teacher for teenagers? In this episode, I’m giving you my 5 tips for teaching piano to teens. Most of my tips are actually relevant to teaching students of other ages, too – including adults. I cover strategies you can use to approach teaching piano to teens TC189: 5 Tips for Teaching Piano to Teens

CPTP159: Inspiring and Motivating Teens with Jerald Simon

Do you have trouble motivating teens in your piano studio? I think we’ve all found this difficult from time-to-time. My guest today is an expert at reaching teen students and connecting to them with the music they love. Jerald Simon has composed a whole series of pieces designed to inspire students that are especially great CPTP159: Inspiring and Motivating Teens with Jerald Simon

Repertoire Rap #2: Film and New Age music that teens and adults love

Connect on Facebook Share Powered by the Simple Social Press Repertoire Rap #2: Film and New Age music that teens and adults love. All right, hi, everyone. Tim Topham here. Again, for my Repertoire Rap for this fortnight, this is number two. Today’s focus is going to be on your teen and adult students in Repertoire Rap #2: Film and New Age music that teens and adults love

TTTV023: 5 Tips for Teaching Teens

Teaching teens can be a completely different experience from your average 7 year old student. Teenagers are starting to figure out who they are and what they like. This means that they won’t always just play a piece because you gave it to them, and they won’t practice something they don’t think is relevant to TTTV023: 5 Tips for Teaching Teens

Motivating Teens To Practise Piano By Sending Them Online

Have Your Teens Always Got Something Better To Do? Let’s face it, most teens can always find something to do instead of practise piano. With pressures from school, sports and other activities alongside the always-on social networking aspect of their lives, encouraging teens to engage in a solitary activity that requires serious focus and effort can be a Motivating Teens To Practise Piano By Sending Them Online

Piano music for teens: Groovy Beats by Daniel McFarlane

Never content to sit back and relax, Daniel McFarlane, a prolific Australian-based composer of contemporary piano music for students, has recently released a collection of new books called Groovy Beats.   As you know, I’ve been a fan of Daniel’s music for some time now and featured his music in a number of previous posts, Piano music for teens: Groovy Beats by Daniel McFarlane

Motivating teens with PianoMaestro

How do you motivate teen beginners? We all know that video games are pretty popular with teens, particularly boys. So trying to convince them to do their piano practice when there are far more fun things to be doing online can be a real challenge. Enter PianoMaestro – a really handy app that basically turns learning Motivating teens with PianoMaestro

The Real Reason Teens Are Quitting Your Studio – Part 3: Technology

Teens and Technology The last in my 3-part series about motivating teenage piano students has just gone live at Jennifer Foxx’s great piano teaching blog: FPS Resources. This week, in the final part of the series, we’ll discuss how keeping up with technology can help you motivate and retain teenagers in your studio. Here’s a taster: If The Real Reason Teens Are Quitting Your Studio – Part 3: Technology

The Real Reason Teens Are Quitting Your Studio – Part 2

Why write about teens? I decided to write a short series about teaching teens because there seems to be a lot of teachers out there for whom teaching teens is becoming a bit of a struggle. You might have read their posts on piano teaching groups, wondering aloud why teenagers don’t want to have lessons The Real Reason Teens Are Quitting Your Studio – Part 2

The Real Reason Teens are Quitting Your Studio – Part 1

Is it just me or is it getting harder to keep teenagers interested in piano these days? No one has any time, every after-school minute is jam-packed with activities, and despite the costs and logistics of piano lessons, practice always takes a back seat to everything else that’s going on. But, is that the real The Real Reason Teens are Quitting Your Studio – Part 1

Impressions Suite – Jennifer Eklund | Sheet Music for Teens

Looking for great piano music at a low price with no copy restrictions? Jennifer Eklund of PianoPronto.com is a busy composer, teacher, presenter and author, well known in America for her Piano Pronto method books. Towards the end of last year, she released a number of new books of solo piano music suited to adults Impressions Suite – Jennifer Eklund | Sheet Music for Teens

TC283: The Magic of Pushing Outside Your Comfort Zone with Jason Sifford

Are you looking for inspiration or wanting to find the magic of pushing outside your comfort zone? Well, you’re in luck because in this episode, Jason Sifford shares his inspiring musical journey from childhood to eventually going into academia and quickly leaving to move to a different state to start his career anew. He took TC283: The Magic of Pushing Outside Your Comfort Zone with Jason Sifford

TC277: Our Top 10 Courses Inside the TopMusicPro Academy

Achieving ongoing success as a music teacher is all about having the right tools at your disposal. TopMusicPro offers you access to courses, workshops, lesson plans, and resources so you can provide your students with the very best in music education. To help you find the most valuable courses for your teaching needs, I’ve listed TC277: Our Top 10 Courses Inside the TopMusicPro Academy

How To Balance Family And Teaching

Try these three steps to find balance.

TC271: Turboboost Your Teaching with Nicola Cantan

Today’s episode is all about Nicola Cantan’s upcoming Teacher Turboboost Retreat. We’re going to be sharing exactly what’s happening and how this retreat is different from every other online summit, retreat, or conference you’ve attended. If you’re tired of coming home from events with only a notebook full of notes and no actions taken, this TC271: Turboboost Your Teaching with Nicola Cantan

TopMusic Acquires Upbeat Piano Teachers

. Upbeat Piano Teachers all started because of questions from piano teachers just like you… “How do I get more students?” “What app would be good for ___?” “Can someone tell me how to set up a music lab?” “How do you advertise for your studio?” “How do you keep your students engaged?” “Does anyone TopMusic Acquires Upbeat Piano Teachers

How I Made $200,000 A Year Teaching Guitar As A Solo Teacher

Could you do this, too? Read this guitar startup dream story!

Keep Your Guitar Students From Quitting with 6 Steps for Better Results

Before you field another quitting lessons text, read this.

TC264: When your role as a teacher is threatened

As a teacher, it is so inevitable to get that one student who makes you rethink your role as a teacher – students who like teaching themselves on YouTube, doing rote learning, and who are just really out of the box. I’ve had that experience. And I know many teachers see this in their studios TC264: When your role as a teacher is threatened

‘Stage Fright’ – Are Exam-Based Teaching Methods to Blame?

Why is a recital so nerve-wracking?