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Tips for Teachers

Tips for Piano Teachers 1) Find yourself a ‘guinea pig’ to practise on before you start teaching paying customers. 2) Spend time choosing piano course books. (To help with this, visit piano course books at Musicroom.com or Amazon UK/Amazon US). … Continue reading

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Learning Difficulties

Piano Lessons and Learning Difficulties This article is not purely about ‘learning difficulties’ in the way the label is commonly applied (i.e. to people categorised as having an actual disability or disorder): I am extending its application to more general … Continue reading

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Teaching in Schools

Teaching Piano in Schools Some musical instrument teachers are employed by the local education department and work as peripatetic teachers. I decided not to do this, but instead, restricted myself to teaching in our local primary school. If you decide … Continue reading

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Teaching Yourself

Teaching Yourself to Play the Piano (Unlike the majority of this website, the following advice is aimed mainly at piano learners, rather than teachers). I could sum up this article in three words: “Don’t do it!” I suppose it’s pretty … Continue reading

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Getting to Know Your Pupil

Getting to Know Your Piano Pupil One of the best things about a piano lesson – aside from the fact that it entails passing on a useful and extremely enjoyable skill – is that it is an – often rare … Continue reading

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Rules for Piano Teachers

Piano Teachers’ Rules: Working Hours, Pupil Numbers, Fees and Cancellations Without some sort of ‘rules’ your life as a piano teacher will become chaotic and you’ll struggle to make a consistent income. Limit your Teaching Hours If you don’t limit … Continue reading

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Do You Have What It Takes?

Do You Have What It Takes To Teach Piano? So what made you think of teaching piano? Maybe you’re a music teacher in a school and would like the opportunity to do some out-of-hours teaching and earn a bit of … Continue reading

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