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MOVING ON

Are you a teacher who is ready to move on? ‘”Anyone can teach the piano in the UK.” When I tell people this they are amazed: “What? Anyone?” Then I have to go through the explanation that piano teaching is unregulated, teachers don’t need to have any qualifications and people are often asked to teach […]

REDEFINING EXPECTATIONS | SIGHT-READING

What is sight-reading? We’ve been back out and about on social media again this week asking you to share your thoughts about this and other questions related to this important topic. WHAT IS SIGHT-READING? Back in 1778 Mozart wrote that the goal is ‘to play the piece…so as to make believe that it had been […]

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Redefining Expectations – Parents

Parents. Don’t you find that when a group of piano teachers come together the conversation inevitably turns to the topic of parents. What’s more it’s nearly always about the problems. On the other hand, when we have supportive parents, the whole experience can feel so satisfying, enjoyable and rewarding. We’ve been asking questions out on […]

5 COMMON CONCERNS ABOUT ATTENDING CURIOUS LIVE

Are you thinking about attending Curious Live but just have a few concerns? We get it. We understand that it’s a big commitment of your money and time. You need to know that you are going to get full value out of the day. It’s not just how much it’s going to cost. Maybe you’re […]

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GET YOUR TICKET FOR CURIOUS LIVE – REDEFINING EXPECTATIONS!

Curious LIVE Redefining Expectations is now open for registration. YAY! We can announce with confidence that the cakes are all on order and Ed the Curious Elephant has cleared his diary so that he can join us all in Oxford. Plus, his Irish cousin will be attending the Belfast event. Well, you know us, we […]

CURIOUS LIVE – 5 REASONS TO ATTEND

Last week we asked you on Facebook what you thought we should call our Curious Live events in February 2018. It was a close run thing but Redefining Expectations (which was also our own preference) just came ahead of the others. So Redefining Expectations it is! You might be wondering why you should invest the […]

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8 nuggets of advice for newbie piano teachers

I wish there had been somebody who I could have asked for advice when I was a new teacher. I can remember feeling very bewildered and confused sometimes about what to teach and how to teach it. I say this because last week in the Curiosity Lounge (our private Facebook group for paid up subscribers […]