Group Lessons 101

Strategies for group learning with the Upbeat Piano teachers

In this 10-module course, learn the best strategies for group learning with the Upbeat Piano teachers. This course answers your biggest concern with group lessons and covers how to transition from private to group lessons, how to combine private lessons with group lessons and tips and smart strategies for summer camps.

Course outline

  1. Module 1: Colleen Cole - Your Biggest Concerns with Group Lessons
  2. Module 2: Marie Lee - How to Transition from Private to Group Lessons Part 1
  3. Module 3: Marie Lee - How to Transition from Private to Group Lessons Part 2
  4. Module 4: Candace Crabtree - How to Combine Private Lessons with Group Teaching Successfully
  5. Module 5: Carol Ivkovich - Step-By-Step Help for Teachers New to Summer Camps
  6. Module 6: Sheryl Welles - Smart Strategies for Summer Camps Part 1
  7. Module 7: Sheryl Welles - Smart Strategies for Summer Camps Part 2
  8. Module 8: Sara Campbell - Marketing and Graphics and Canva-Oh My!
  9. Module 9: Sara Campbell's Complete Guide to Music Blast!
  10. Module 10: Sara Campbell - Ideas for a Composition Camp-Fusion Camp
  11. Bonus Materials

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Group Lessons 101 was created by

Tracy Selle

Co-Founder of Upbeat Piano Teachers

Tracy Selle is a Christian wife, mom, piano teacher, and author of 101 Piano Practice Tips. She’s also the creator of Upbeat Piano Teachers, which launched in October 2015. Prior to teaching piano for 15 years, she worked as a television meteorologist.

Sara Campbell

Business and Mindset Strategist, Co-Founder of Upbeat Piano Teachers

Sara is a piano and voice entrepreneur who loves to educate (and entertain!) fellow teachers by sharing creative teaching ideas and business practices. She’s an active blogger at, FB Live Personality and co-host at Upbeat Piano Teachers, and Resident Piano Pro at Musical U. Outside of the piano world, Sara also works a group of independent voice teachers at The Speakeasy Cooperative. Her passions include yoga, cats, wine, and working as a business coach for fabulous teachers all around the world.

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Group Lessons 101

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Within each lesson, you'll see a short introduction, the guest video and bio, followed by any resources mentioned in the interview. Each section ends with the PDFs included by the guest. Don't forget about all the free bonuses included. You'll find all the information in the last section of the course. You can watch the speakers in any order. The interviews can be watched anytime on any device! Enjoy!    

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