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Anecdotal records … for when your memory fails you.

I would like to say my memory has gotten worse over the years, but that wouldn’t be completely accurate.  I have always been the teacher who walked up & down the aisles saying student names under my breath for the first few weeks of school.  (This always led to strange looks until I explained why…

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The top reasons why it's great to teach at your client's homes

Here in Calgary we are heading into the season where my clients are VERY happy they have in-home lessons & I dream of one day having an in-home studio.  (The background image was the windshield of my car earlier this week when my clients were glad to stay inside.)  And, when it gets really cold…

Student retention

Top 4 Tips to Keep Students Engaged All Music Lesson

4 Tips to Keep Students Engaged

This is the question EVERY teacher would love to hear at the end of each lesson. After all, a student who feels lesson flies by is much more likely to continue taking lessons & even tell their friends about how awesome piano is. Sure it can get a bit awkward when you get to listen to the following conversation.