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Amazing!

By Drragonfly - Mar 31 2019
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I have gotten so many good ideas and insights from this podcast!!! Great topics and wonderful interviews!! Every piano teacher needs to listen to this podcast!!

Love it!

By Nancy at the Piano - Apr 18 2014
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What a fabulous and helpful podcast! Please keep them coming!!!

iTunes Ratings

23 Ratings
Average Ratings
19
2
0
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2

Amazing!

By Drragonfly - Mar 31 2019
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I have gotten so many good ideas and insights from this podcast!!! Great topics and wonderful interviews!! Every piano teacher needs to listen to this podcast!!

Love it!

By Nancy at the Piano - Apr 18 2014
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What a fabulous and helpful podcast! Please keep them coming!!!
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The Teach Piano Today Podcast

Latest release on Jul 12, 2016

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Teaching Piano Students To Play From Lead Sheets; Expert Step-by-Step Advice

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Do you teach from lead sheets?  Have you thought about doing so but aren’t sure where to start? Do you use them all the time but wonder if there is more you could be doing? Lead sheets have quickly become one of my “secret weapon” teaching tools. They provide the instant gratification teens crave, they […]

May 29 2015

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Rank #2: How To Teach Piano To Adult Students, With Pete Jutras

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If there’s one person who knows what makes adult piano students tick… it’s Pete Jutras. As Editor of the Clavier Companion magazine, he’s no stranger to the world of piano… or the world of adult piano students. Through his uber-successful group programs at Southern Methodist University he’s had the opportunity to share his love of […]

Jul 11 2014

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Rank #3: Piano Teaching Advice Direct From Jon Schmidt Of The Piano Guys!

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We’re just going to go ahead and assume you’re a Piano Guys fan… and, as their videos have been watched 300 million times, I’m also going to assume you’ve watched more than one!  They are truly an inspirational group and a rapidly growing phenomenon in the music industry. One-on-one with “The Piano Guy” It was […]

Nov 19 2013

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Rank #4: How To Teach Your Piano Students To Dig Deep And Persevere

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What is grit? How does being “gritty” translate into achievement and how can we teach our piano students to persevere over the long-term despite setbacks? If you’ve ever asked yourself these questions – or, if this subject piques your interest, then today’s TeachPianoToday podcast will fascinate you. Do You Have Gritty Piano Students? A few weeks […]

May 11 2015

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Rank #5: Have You Ever Considered Teaching Piano in Groups? The Teach Piano Today Podcast

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Today we’re kicking off our Teach Piano Today Helpline podcast with a fabulous episode featuring everything you’ve always wanted to know about teaching group piano classes. And if you just thought “Oh… this is not for me, I only have one piano so I can’t teach groups…” you’ll want to hang around and have a […]

Jan 28 2016

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Rank #6: How to Become the Perfect Piano Parent – The Teach Piano Today Podcast

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If there was ever a TeachPianoToday podcast that you should share… it’s this one.  Today we’re speaking with the brilliant Dr. Christopher Fisher, Associate Professor of piano at Ohio University, and we’re talking about effective parental involvement in piano education. Scroll to the bottom of this post to listen now. Listen in as Dr. Fisher […]

May 15 2014

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Rank #7: 10 Piano Studio Events That Should Definitely Make Your Calendar

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Like thousands of other piano teachers around the globe, you are no doubt up to your eyeballs in piano studio scheduling. You’re also probably in the midst of planning out your calendar. So (as if you’re not already busy enough) in today’s piano podcast we’re discussing 10 studio events that should definitely make your calendar […]

Aug 20 2013

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Rank #8: Exploring The Cognitive Benefits Of Piano Instruction With Dr. Frances Rauscher

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As a piano teacher we see first-hand every day the many positive effects that music instruction has on our students… but how much do you know about the research behind the cognitive benefits of music education? Today we’re talking with the perfect person to speak on this topic. Dr. Frances Rauscher is a Cognitive Scientist studying […]

Jul 25 2014

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Rank #9: Beyond Teaching and Performing; Inspire Your Piano Students With The World Of Collaborative Piano

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Today on the TeachPianoToday podcast we’re chatting with Dr. Christopher Foley; an expert in the area of collaborative piano. For those of you who just thought “What is a collaborative piano?” you’re in for a treat. The potential for your piano students to find a career using their piano skills is richer and more varied now than ever […]

Jun 13 2014

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Rank #10: Why The Words “Piano Theory” and “Boredom” Are About To Get A Divorce

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It’s Teach Piano Today Podcast Episode 9 and we’re continuing our Success Series, bringing you insights, advice and ideas from piano teachers around the world who are doing fabulous things in their piano teaching studios.  Today we’re chatting piano theory; specifically how to effectively include it in your lessons in a way that is meaningful […]

Sep 30 2013

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Rank #11: TPT 03 – How to Start Your Piano Studio From Scratch… Again

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Wouldn’t it be nice if moving across town or across the country simply meant packing your bags, choosing a cute new home and transferring offices? For piano teachers it just isn’t so!  We have so many considerations when relocating that it can seem overwhelming.  Today’s podcast covers the ins and outs of being a “Piano […]

Aug 06 2013

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Rank #12: Secrets Shared by a Piano Teacher Who’s Rockin’ Teen Retention

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If you’ve ever headed online to search for piano teaching tips for teenage students… this podcast is for you!  It’s everything you need to know about how to adapt your teaching style and approach to guarantee success with your teenage piano students. This is Episode 8 of the Teach Piano Today Podcast and we’re happy […]

Sep 23 2013

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Rank #13: Expert Advice to Help Us Better Serve Piano Students with ADD, Dyslexia, and Autism

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This our 12th Episode of the Teach Piano Today Podcast and we’re excited to introduce you to Pat Hensely.  Pat is a National Board Certified Special Needs Specialist and is on the National Board of Directors for the Council for Exceptional Children.  We’re chatting with her today to give piano teachers some valuable insights into […]

Nov 12 2013

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Rank #14: Knock ’em Out With Some Great Group Piano Classes: Episode 5 of the TPT Podcast

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If you’re looking to add a shot of excitement into your piano teaching studio then you’ll want to tune in to this week’s piano teaching podcast where we interview piano teacher and blogger Jennifer Foxx. After finding great amounts of motivation in group vs. solo fitness, Jennifer has jumped wholeheartedly into offering some really awesome […]

Aug 27 2013

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Rank #15: How To Convince The World That Piano Teaching IS A Real Job

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Have you ever told someone you are a piano teacher and then had them immediately ask “And what do you do for work?”. If so, you are familiar with the struggle faced by many piano teachers; where your business is actually perceived as a hobby. Having your piano studio clients perceive you in this way […]

Oct 07 2013

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