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how to teach music

My interview about the Musicolor Method on Tim Topham's podcast

I was recently interviewed on the influential  Creative Piano Teacher   podcast  with  Tim Topham.

Infographic: How To Teach Music Effectively, Simply & With More Fun!

So, it's summer and you are probably taking a much needed break from your busy teaching schedule....

How to make music practice effective - it can change your life

Men Wearing Makeup Playing Loud Guitars

When I was 12, I discovered something so fantastic,...

How To Teach Kids To Read Music?

How does one teach children to read music on a staff?  

Well, first of all, it’s not done in the...

The Power of Personalizing Songs For Young Students

In a lesson this morning, I was showing 4 year old B to play a simple song, a variation on Brother...

Why The World Hates Teachers

“Those that can’t do, teach.”  

This loose remark ended up turning me away from teaching for close...

Our Webinar Was A Success

We had our first webinar today on Friday, September 4, 2015.  There were some great questions and I...

Some Advice For New Music Teachers

I've been talking to music teachers all over the world to learn and share what their best practices...

Teaching Strategies For Growth Mindset

What is the most important factor in a student? Many people would say it's talent, or effort, or...

How To Teach Rhythm to Beginning Music Students

I've been teaching how to count rhythm to most of my students using a fun fruity way* of naming...