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CPTP167: 100% summer retention with Music Alive and Clinton Pratt

by Tim Topham

Have you ever wanted to do something a bit different for one of your recitals? What if you could also increase summer retention rates while you’re at it? That’s exactly what Clinton Pratt has done with his Music Alive concerts. Clinton holds these unique visual media concerts at the end of every summer and students ... CPTP167: 100% summer retention with Music Alive and Clinton Pratt

07/26/2019 Read more

CPTP153: Recital and Event Ideas to Build Community with Linda Poelzer

by Tim Topham

Linda Poelzer is an Inner Circle member who never stands still. Her studio is so creative it makes my head spin and she’s here today to share some of her fantastic studio event ideas. She runs a thriving studio in Canada and from piano olympics, to a name that tune gameshow, to a Christmas coffee house her ... CPTP153: Recital and Event Ideas to Build Community with Linda Poelzer

03/15/2019 Read more

CPTP113: Planning for New Piano Teachers: from Policies to Performances

by Tim Topham

Proper planning for new piano teachers (and more experienced ones) can save time, headaches and money. When you think things out in advance you can avoid falling into the traps that many new piano teachers do. Nicola Cantan is back on the podcast today to share tips on planning for new piano teachers. We cover ... CPTP113: Planning for New Piano Teachers: from Policies to Performances

11/17/2017 Read more

CPTP084: 7 Creative Tech Ideas for Recitals with Shana Kirk

by Tim Topham

If you’ve been to a conference recently, you may have met Shana Kirk at one of the booths there. Shana is an expert on music technology and its applications in the piano studio. She’s here today to share seven ways you can use tech to make your recital more creative. We’ve all been to a ... CPTP084: 7 Creative Tech Ideas for Recitals with Shana Kirk

04/21/2017 Read more