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Teaching Piano Technique To Advanced Students

by Tim Topham

Teaching advanced students piano technique can be a challenge. You know what to teach, but you don't know how to make it engaging and interesting.

10/30/2023 Read more

Engaging Intermediate Students With An Integrated Approach

by Georgina Wilson

Engaging intermediate students can be a challenge. They’ve finished their method books, and they’ve moved into the big wide world of intermediate repertoire. They’re also highly likely to be of an age where the piano is battling for attention against school clubs and other extra-curricular activities. Keeping students engaged and interested is vital in retaining ... Engaging Intermediate Students With An Integrated Approach

10/23/2023 Read more

3 Tips For Planning Curriculum for Your Intermediate Students

by Georgina Wilson

Do you feel a wave of worry whenever a newly-formed intermediate student finishes their last method book? These tips will help you navigate the intermediate level wilderness.

10/16/2023 Read more

Lesson Planning Tips for Music Teachers

by Georgina Wilson

Being a private music teacher can be overwhelming and stressful. Planning can help you feel calm and present and avoid that stressed feeling of starting a stretch of 8 lessons without a complete roadmap. We're here with some advice from teacher Janna Williamson. Read on for music lesson planning tips to help prepare your students for the best possible experience and outcomes.

10/09/2023 Read more

10 Christmas Books Your Piano Students Will Love (Plus Free Lead Sheets)

by Emily Laney

Are you looking for some new Christmas books for your piano students this festive season? Check out our review of 10 student-approved choices.

10/02/2023 Read more

Why Piano Teachers Need A Mission Statement

by Georgina Wilson

Mission statements are usually associated with large corporations. But they're valuable to you even if you're the only piano teacher in your studio. Find out why (and how to write your own).

09/25/2023 Read more
 

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Preparing For Performance Success

by Tim Topham

Preparing students for a performance or an exam is a lengthy process. From setting goals and establishing a purpose to preparing students for the unexpected, there’s much to consider.

09/18/2023 Read more

Risk Management for Instrumental Music Teachers

by Anamarie Sabbagh

Instrumental music teachers with private studios have a lot to think about, from lesson planning to marketing. But when was the last time you paused to think about risk management?

09/11/2023 Read more

Child Protection Considerations for Instrumental Music Teachers

by Rebecca Stewart

Child protection is important in all areas of life. It's vital that you're aware of the legal and ethical implications of protecting the vulnerable people you come in contact with as an instrumental music teacher.

09/04/2023 Read more

What Type Of Music Teacher Are You?

by Tim Topham

There are many benefits to knowing the type of music teacher you are.

08/28/2023 Read more

How To Play Physical Music Games In Online Lessons

by Georgina Wilson

There's a misconception that you can't play music games in online lessons. We're here to tell you that you can!

08/21/2023 Read more

5 No-Prep Music Games For Your Music Lessons

by Georgina Wilson

Music games can be an absolute game-changer in music lessons. Sometimes you need a music game that requires no (or very little) prep that you can call on quickly.

08/14/2023 Read more