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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
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
How Mindset and Confidence Can Impact Your Music Teaching music teacher showing confidence

Have you ever considered how mindset and confidence impact your music teaching? Musicians innately believe in consistent improvement. In our own young lives, we attended weekly lessons, participated in school ensembles, searched out extracurricular opportunities, and relied on mentors regularly. This belief in consistent growth is often referred to as a “growth mindset” – a set of beliefs and values that business owners and entrepreneurs strive for. 

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Kelly Riordan Nov 14, 2022 Inspiration
Hybrid Learning: Why it’s important for your studio to offer online lessons as an option

Learn why Duet suggests music teachers consider going to a hybrid set up, where in-person lessons are the norm, but if needed, online lessons can be used to supplement.

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Duet Partner Sep 14, 2022 Studio Management
New podcast! How do you compress decades of learning into days?

You’ve spent decades learning your craft. How do you pass along all of that learning to your students in just one short lesson a week? Join Ariel Haubner and Avi Friedlander for a discussion full of ideas that are sure to inspire your teaching.

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Duet Partner Sep 8, 2022 Inspiration