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5 Things to consider in the first lesson with a new student  first lesson with new student

How do you make sure the first music lesson is a success for both the teacher and the student. Here are 5 tips to keep in mind.

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duet Jan 3, 2023 Student Engagement
Who Is The Ideal Student For Your Music Studio? Who is the ideal student for your music studio?

Who is an ideal student for a music studio? Of course it depends on who YOU are and what you are looking for in a student. Here are some ways to address this question.

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Kelly Riordan Dec 19, 2022 Inspiration
Have you thought of this idea to motivate music practice? Piano practice motivation idea

Yiyi Ku, an experienced piano teacher in Christchurch, New Zealand, shares this new idea for piano student practice motivation. Have you thought of this?

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Yiyi Ku Dec 13, 2022 Inspiration
Podcast: What Do Parents Wish Music Teachers Knew? And Vice Versa! teach children music

What’s the best way to navigate the relationship between teacher and parent? Stacy Smith has a unique perspective on this question as both a mother of 5 musicians and a violin teacher herself. What do parents wish teachers knew, and what do teachers with parents knew? Stacy’s here to tell us.

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Stacy Smith Jan 12, 2022 Inspiration
18 Ways to Celebrate Your Music Student Milestones music student

Why wait until a holiday to “turn on the party?” We music teachers can find many reasons and ways to celebrate student milestones. Here are 18 reasons to celebrate and 18 ways to celebrate.

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Robin Steinweg Jan 11, 2022 Inspiration