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Teens Quitting Piano: Surprising Reasons You Need to Know

by Tim Topham

Is it just me or is it getting harder to stop teens quitting piano lessons? No one has any time, teens are more stressed than they were ten years ago, and practice always takes a back seat to everything else that’s going on. Teacher: “So how did your practice go this week, Luke?” Luke: “I ... Teens Quitting Piano: Surprising Reasons You Need to Know

05/20/2020 Read more

TC188: Inspiring Students with Interest-Based Learning with Tony Parlapiano

by Tim Topham

Learn about the high-retention method Tony Parlapiano developed using interest-based learning and popMATICS

05/01/2020 Read more

Essential resources for planning your piano workshop activities

by Marie Lee

I’m so glad that Inner Circle member Marie Lee (who you saw on TTTV Podcast Episode 37) has been able to write a blog article this week, continuing the theme of Summer Camps and planning your Piano Workshop Activities. In this article Marie tell it how it is: if you’re not providing summer camp/workshop options, you may need a new prescription!  ... Essential resources for planning your piano workshop activities

05/03/2016 Read more

TTTV023: 5 Tips for Teaching Teens

by Tim Topham

Teaching teens can be a completely different experience from your average 7 year old student. Teenagers are starting to figure out who they are and what they like. This means that they won’t always just play a piece because you gave it to them, and they won’t practice something they don’t think is relevant to ... TTTV023: 5 Tips for Teaching Teens

12/13/2015 Read more

Motivating Teens To Practise Piano By Sending Them Online

by Rebecca Langley

Have Your Teens Always Got Something Better To Do? Let’s face it, most teens can always find something to do instead of practise piano. With pressures from school, sports and other activities alongside the always-on social networking aspect of their lives, encouraging teens to engage in a solitary activity that requires serious focus and effort can be a ... Motivating Teens To Practise Piano By Sending Them Online

08/11/2015 Read more