Our guest today, Paul Myatt, Director at Forte School of Music, shares his journey from being a regular piano teacher to being a coach and helping other teachers around the world. He talks about the importance of professional and personal development and why learning new things is always important. He shared the whole body learning approach that they use in Forte School of Music and how their approach differs from other music schools. Paul also shared some great tips that music teachers can do to improve in their teaching and business knowledge, along with sharing some of his own mistakes along the way.
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Successful Australian businessman, Paul Myatt, is also well known for his ability to teach and educate all levels and abilities in a diverse range of skills from music to swimming. His eclectic range of skills include teaching, coaching, writing, speaking, performing and singing. Paul is a founding Director of Forte School of Music, an unique and highly successful music education network with over 4,000 students in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
Paul’s greatest passion is encouraging life-long music making through music education and the positive effect this has on people’s lives. Scientific research continues to demonstrate through neurological studies that learning music has a long lasting and positive effect on the brain and brain development. The brain is on of the most exciting and almost completely unknown organs of the human body. Research suggests that learning music develops brain capacity enhancing spatial awareness, speech perception and the ability to simultaneously handle multiple tasks.
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