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 them hooked on music.
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Transcript of the show
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In this episode, you’ll learn about practice and motivation:
- Why Danny is changing the practice expectation in his studio
- What it can do when you remove the homework discussion from lessons
- Why it’s so hard to change our thinking and habits in this area
- How we can inspire students to want to practise
- The impact of the coolness and likeability factor on retention
- How this comes across in Danny’s communication and website
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About our Guest
Danny Thompson is an award-winning podcast producer, professional drummer, and small business owner.
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