Learn how to plan 30 minute piano lessons that are excellent but also seriously fun! Give your students the inspiration and motivation they need, which will also improve retention in your studio.
In our conversation, Julie Duda unpacks her three-point strategy to keep students engaged in lessons both in-person and online. Julie also talks about the resources she created to streamline and fit creative activities into 30 minute length piano lessons. Find them here in Julie’s store here on TopMusicMarketplace.
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Julie Duda is a piano studio owner and creator of innovative resources and games for music teachers. Her studio is well known for personalized, organized and creative piano instruction. Her studio and innovative teaching practices have been highlighted on Wendy Stevens’ blog, Upbeat Piano Teachers and Tonara Studio. Her studio website features over 60 digital resources for music teachers with the best available now on The TopMusicMarketplace.
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.