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A Guide to Pedaling Like a Pro on the Piano revolutionary technique methods Jun 14, 2023

In today's blog post, we'll delve into the art of pedaling on the piano, with a focus on the damper pedal. As one of the most commonly used and misused pedals, understanding its symbols, techniques, and exercises will help you elevate your piano playing to new heights. 

To gain a...

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Unveiling the Musical Journey with Amie Webster for piano teachers Jun 12, 2023

Amie Webster, the owner of Motif Music Studios has an incredible story to share with us about her musical journey and her experiences as a piano teacher. 

Before we dive into Amie's story, I must mention that Amie and I share an interesting connection. Though we haven't met in person until...

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Mastering Trills: Secrets and Practice Tips for Piano Players revolutionary technique methods Jun 08, 2023

If you're here, it's likely because you're seeking guidance on how to improve your trills. Trills can be truly captivating and add a beautiful touch to your piano playing. When executed correctly, they sound like glistening water or sparkling gems. However, when played incorrectly, trills can...

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The Toxic ‘Norms’ About How Much You Charge for piano teachers Jun 05, 2023

We're going to delve into the toxic norms surrounding how much you charge for your piano teaching services. This is a topic that many struggle with when setting rates or considering raising them. 

One of the toxic norms I frequently encounter is the belief that musicians should be motivated...

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The Key to Attracting the Right Students Online for Piano Teachers for piano teachers Jun 01, 2023

For piano teachers venturing into the online space, it can be daunting to navigate the vast and ever-evolving landscape of the internet. With so much competition, it's crucial to know how to effectively reach potential students. However, many teachers overlook a secret ingredient: before...

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Embracing Change: Overcoming Self-Limiting Beliefs as a Piano Teacher for piano teachers May 28, 2023

As the seasons change and bring a sense of renewed energy, I want to dive into a topic that holds many of us back from reaching our true potential. Today, I'll share a personal story that led me to question my self-imposed limitations as a piano teacher. I'll discuss the power of challenging our...

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Let's Practice Sight Reading on the Piano Together revolutionary technique methods May 04, 2023

Sight reading is an incredibly important skill. How you read and process music has a big impact on how you sound, how you feel while you play, and so many other things. 

Watch this video and follow along in this PDF so that we can practice this skill together. Then, on your own, keep these...

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You MUST Do These Things When Learning Bach Minuet in G (with FREE PDF) revolutionary technique methods Apr 27, 2023

First of all, make sure to watch the video below that goes along with this week's free PDF as that has all of my tips and tricks for how to utilize this week's free pdf you can get it right here:

A Minuet is a dance in ¾ time – and here we have one of the most famous ones ever...

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Instantly level up your studio policies with these tips for piano teachers Apr 20, 2023

A studio policy is the most important asset for your business because it sets your expectations of your students and their families from the very first interaction you ever have with them.

It took me a long time to learn that you teach people how to treat you in your business by how you...

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How To Ask The Right Questions for piano teachers Apr 20, 2023

Most teachers will price their lessons based on the ‘market standard,’ or their qualifications.

And EVERY SINGLE TIME, this leads to teachers undervaluing their services.

When teachers set out to name their price, they’ll often do research about what the...

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Who is You 2.0? for piano teachers Apr 20, 2023

Every single time I’ve increased my income it’s come directly after I linked arms with a mentor.

Investing in business coaching has given me access to people (and their helpful knowledge) that are doing things I want to do.

It used to be hard for me to invest...

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Practicing Piano Effectively and Efficiently Apr 19, 2023

One of the biggest struggles I see students experience is NOT KNOWING HOW TO STRUCTURE their piano practice.

 

Imagine you’re about to practice the piano. You sit down, pull out a piece, and start playing through it. It goes fine, and so you play through it again. Things sound ok, so...

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