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7 Things To Do When Applying for a Music Teacher Job

Would you like to vastly increase your odds of success when applying for a job as a music teacher? Follow these 7 tips to qualify for the music teaching job you want.

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Doug Hanvey Apr 11, 2022 Inspiration
Learning to Play an Instrument and Learning to Practice Are Two Distinct Skills

Why do some students love to practice right away, while others find music practice a real challenge? What can we do to support young musicians as they both learn to play their instruments and learn how to practice effectively?

These are a few of the questions Christine Goodner spends her time writing and speaking about. She also dives into them in-depth in her new book, Music Practice Makeover: Strategies to Make Practice with Your Music Student as Painless and Efficient as Possible.

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Christine Goodner Mar 25, 2022 Inspiration
Duet is looking for brand ambassadors. Is this a job for you?

Duet is dedicated to building the most energetic and rewarding community for music teachers on the market. But to do this, we need YOU! Interested in becoming a paid brand ambassador? Check this out!

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Duet Partner Feb 2, 2022 Inspiration
Dr. Jon Yerby’s Recommendations for Remote Music Teaching Tools

On February 2, 2022, guitarist Dr. Jon Yerby presented a webinar to the Duet community about how to optimize remote teachings. (The recording of this webinar is available to Duet subscribers in the Resources section of your account.) As part of his presentation, Dr. Yerby offered product suggestions for microphones and video cameras that work for him.

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Dr. Jon Yerby Feb 2, 2022 Podcasts
Podcast: What Do Parents Wish Music Teachers Knew? And Vice Versa!

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