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CPTP163: Christopher Oill interviews ME!

This podcast episode is quite different. In fact, it’s pretty unique as Christopher Oill has asked to come on the show to interview me. In the interview, Christopher dives into what my business looks like today and how I got started. We also spoke about piano teaching trends, how to put ideas from the podcast ... CPTP163: Christopher Oill interviews ME!

CPTP162: Powerful Strategies for Teaching Lead Sheets [FREE DOWNLOAD]

I believe strongly in the power of teaching lead sheets in our piano lessons. Lead sheets can help students understand music better and make them more “all-rounder” pianists who can adapt to different musical contexts. On the show today, I’m sharing some of my thoughts about why we should teach lead sheet playing to our ... CPTP162: Powerful Strategies for Teaching Lead Sheets [FREE DOWNLOAD]

CPTP161: Intelligent Music Teaching with Professor Robert Duke

Bob Duke is the author of Intelligent Music Teaching, The Habits of Musicianship, and Brain Briefs. He is also the director of the Center for Music Learning and speaks regularly at conferences all over the world. I had the pleasure of watching Bob give a teaching demonstration in Adelaide a couple of years ago and ... CPTP161: Intelligent Music Teaching with Professor Robert Duke

4 Essential Piano Teaching Tools Everyone Needs in Their Studio

What tools can you not live without?

The Inner Circle Has a Fresh New Look

What could you accomplish in the Inner Circle?

Is Creativity the New Buzz Word in Modern Music Teaching?

Is modern music teaching all about being creative?

 

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Courses for Music Teachers

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CPTP160: Balancing rote repertoire and sight reading with Samantha Coates

Rote repertoire has been gaining popularity in recent years. Piano teachers are realising the value of teaching by rote alongside reading in order to teach technique and allow students (especially beginners) to explore more of the piano. Samantha Coates has created a fabulous resource that combines rote repertoire with reading to create truly holistic music ... CPTP160: Balancing rote repertoire and sight reading with Samantha Coates

Quick Tips on How to Sell Online Teaching Courses

Here's how to build a great email subscriber base.

CPTP156: Forrest Kinney on Pattern Based Improvisation

You’re in for a treat. Forrest Kinney is coming back on the podcast to talk about pattern based improvisation. Forrest Kinney is a strong advocate for getting all beginner piano students to improvise. His books Pattern Play and Create First help teachers to just that through the use of simple patterns that make improvisation accessible to everyone. ... CPTP156: Forrest Kinney on Pattern Based Improvisation

How to Choose the Right Pop Song to Teach Your Students

Find out the best way to teach a pop song.

CPTP155: 10 Ways to Fit Music Teaching Games into Your Lessons with Nicola Cantan

This episode of the podcast is a little bit different. My podcast producer, Nicola Cantan, has taken over the show today to give us 10 strategies for finding more time for music teaching games in our lessons. If you don’t know Nicola, she’s the writer behind the Colourful Keys blog and the creator of the ... CPTP155: 10 Ways to Fit Music Teaching Games into Your Lessons with Nicola Cantan