Are you a piano teacher and tech newbie trying to figure out how to maximize your results with online lessons? In this episode, I’m sharing audio from a webinar I conducted with Dr Noa Kageyama A.K.A. The Bulletproof Musician and Rob Knopper from the MET Opera Orchestra.
You’ll get heaps of ideas to help you get started with your first online lesson or improve your current ones. We share tips for setting up your tech, teaching approaches to use, steps to becoming more effective as an online teacher, and so much more.
We can all agree that for beginners in online teaching, it’s hard work at the start with a bit of a learning curve for some of us. But if you persevere to learn about using the right equipment and systems you need, your journey to online teaching will only start to go upwards from there.
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Noa Kageyama is a performance psychologist and a part of the faculty of The Juilliard School.
Rob Knopper plays percussion with the greatest orchestra on earth: the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. He studied at Juilliard and was a fellow in the New World Symphony.
In conclusion, there are a lot of podcasts you could be tuning into today, and I’m grateful that you’ve chosen mine. Whether you’re at the gym, on the bike or in the car, I know that you and your students will get lots out of what you learn in the long run.
Just make sure you try out some of the ideas before they get lost in the business of your next lessons!
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Tim Topham is the founder and director of TopMusic. Tim hosts the popular TopCast show, blogs regularly at topmusic.co and speaks at local and international conferences on topics such as pedagogy, business, marketing and entrepreneurship. Tim has been featured in American Music Teacher, The Piano Teacher Magazine, California Music Teacher and EPTA Piano Professional. Tim holds an MBA in Educational Leadership, BMus, DipEd and AMusA.
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