TC294: Group Teaching QnA with Marie Lee, Melanie Bowes and Dorla Aparicio

For teachers looking for an alternative way to teach piano to students such as group teaching, this episode is for you! We are joined by three amazing guests, Marie Lee, Melanie Bowes, and Dorla Aparicio, who will be sharing their experiences on running group piano classes. Have a listen to our three guests as they discuss the various aspects of group teaching. We cover the basics you need to know about teaching in groups such as pricing, grouping students, lesson plans, repertoire and so much more.

  • Our three guests introduce themselves.
  • Learning how to price your group lessons.
  • Placing kids in group settings.
  • How to teach multi-level students in a group setting.
  • The teaching approaches for students in groups who are advanced or aim for exams.
  • The formats and lesson plans used for group teaching.
  • How to go about your online group lessons.
  • The best time to run group classes – is it during school time or school holidays?
  • Ideas for running summer camps.
  • Favourite resources for multi-level repertoire.
  • Best advice for teachers who are looking to start group teaching.

Links Mentioned

TopCast Episodes on Summer Camps and Group Teaching

Today’s Guests

  • Melanie Bowes
  • Dorla Aparicio
  • Marie Lee

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