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TC223: Is “Practice” killing your studio business? with Danny Thompson (archives)

Practice and music lessons: they go hand in hand. But what if your students are quietly quitting over it? Danny Thompson unpacks this hot topic on this show today from our archives. Find out why Danny’s approach from the beginning is not about emphasizing practice and what he says to new families instead to get ... TC223: Is “Practice” killing your studio business? with Danny Thompson (archives)

TC189: 5 Tips for Teaching Piano to Teens

What does it take to become the go-to piano teacher for teenagers? In this episode, I’m giving you my 5 tips for teaching piano to teens. Most of my tips are actually relevant to teaching students of other ages, too – including adults. I cover strategies you can use to approach teaching piano to teens ... TC189: 5 Tips for Teaching Piano to Teens

Lessons I’ve Learned From 150 Creative Piano Teaching Podcasts

Top themes learned from five years of podcasts, part 1

CPTP122: The Motivation Equation with Samantha Coates (Part 1)

Motivating students to practice is a big topic for piano teachers. In fact, it’s probably the biggest one. Tackling this area is no small undertaking, and I’m delighted to welcome Samantha Coates to the podcast to talk us through it. In this three-part series Samantha is unpacking motivation and parent education, and what leads to ... CPTP122: The Motivation Equation with Samantha Coates (Part 1)