Having a studio recital is a lot of work. And, it’s completely worth it. But, you may be thinking, “The recital is over … now what?” Maybe you are feeling burnt out or “burnt out adjacent” (the feeling of don’t-add-anything-more-because-I-am-JUST-barely-able-to-get-everything-done). Having some post recital ideas to keep lessons engaging is a must!
It’s that time of year & many studios are working towards one goal. Making sure students have their recital song mastered. Or, songs depending on the size of the studio. Sometimes I wonder who is more stressed before the recital: the teacher or the student. And, I think that it all depends on how soon …
Chances are your studio is already well into recital prep. Students are learning or mastering new repertoire, you are working out the last details on the program, & parents are checking their calendars to ensure they will get their budding performers to the venue on time.
How can you get your students excited about their recital repertoire? This is my top 6 tips to making recital prep a time of celebration!
Once you decide to move away from method books, it can be overwhelming deciding what to first teach on piano. No longer do you have a levelled book telling you the next step in the process. Depending on the age & interests of your student, you may need to adapt what or how you teach. …
There are many reasons teachers choose their studio repertoire. But, is it actually worth teaching classical music? Especially when today’s students might not be too interested in the “dead white guys” that have historically appeared in the classical canon.
Chances are your studio is multi-cultural (even if it may not seem like it on the surface). While families differ in the way they celebrate their culture, we can honour family culture through the music we offer our students.
Signs your students, piano parents & you are ready for vacation + great activities for keeping students engaged to last lesson!
Hosting a virtual recital, much like an in-person recital, has many moving parts. The nice part is that many of these parts are the same regardless of the format! After hosting my first in-person recital … & the sheer exhaustion afterwards, I’ve been on a mission to plan a recital without stress. Thankfully it has …
Find out the best type of virtual recital AND how marketing a virtual recital to your clients can be easy with these tips!
Whether you teach in a home studio, commercial space or in student’s homes, the registration season always brings its own unique juggling act. But, that doesn’t mean you can’t simplify studio registration.