Do I Need a License to Teach the Piano?

Do I need license to teach the piano?

Hello and welcome to a series of blog posts exploring the questions piano teachers often ask. One of them is about licenses. Consider this blog post a self-starter guide into the topic of licensing. License vs Certificate Occupational licenses are sometimes confused with professional certificates. It may be because some organizations do refer to the […]

How to Keep Intermediate Piano Students Interested in Piano Lessons

How to keep intermediate piano students interested in piano lessons

Nowadays children are so over-scheduled with various activities that they hardly have time to live. Finding appropriate repertoire that fits into their busy lives and keeps them interested in piano lessons is challenging. Especially for intermediate level students. The time of elementary lessons, when students were exposed to learning music concepts, mastered pieces in a […]

20 Intermediate Piano Repertoire Pieces to Inspire

Intermediate Piano Repertoire

Do you have a list of intermediate piano repertoire pieces to inspire and motivate your students?? Introducing the students to world-known pianists is an encouraging and rewarding experience and has to be included in the lesson plan for all levels. Here is a list of 20 Intermediate Piano Repertoire Pieces which definitely are going to […]

The Guide to Intermediate Piano Lesson Planning

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Intermediate Piano Lesson Planning? Do we need to plan and set goals for each student? After years of working with students and various technical educational resources available to me, I came up with a simple planning system that helps me organize day-to-day lessons effectively. Each lesson for the level 5-8 piano student is 45 min […]

How to Inspire and Motivate Piano Students

How to inspire and motivate piano students

Nowadays children are born into a fast-paced, technology-driven world, that changes rapidly and remarkably every day. Accepting the idea that today’s children cannot be motivated the same way as 20 years ago could help to adopt some new motivation strategy. Among the well-known approaches as choosing the good variety of repertoire, performing in festivals and […]

Beginner Piano Lesson Plan Sample

Beginner Piano Lesson Plan

What is a beginner piano lesson plan and how it can be your time and soul saver? The beginner piano lesson plan is not set in stone and can give enough room for flexibility. Include these 3 roadmap elements into your planning and it will save your time, help with learning evaluation, as well as […]

The Basics of Beginner Piano Lesson Planning

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Dwight D. Eisenhower an American army general once said “Plans are nothing, planning is everything” and we truly believe in this philosophy. As long as you plan your chances for success will increase ten-fold. The beginner piano lesson planning starts with its duration. The recommended duration of the piano lesson for the kids of young […]

How Can Amazon Kindle App Help Piano Teacher?

Amazon Kindle App

Hello piano teacher and welcome to a series of technology-related blog posts from Start Piano Studio. Today we are exploring the usefulness of the Amazon Kindle App for a piano teacher. Intrigued? Keep reading then! Kindle Have you ever heard of Kindle before? It is known to generic public as an e-reader from Amazon. And […]

How to Keep Your Passwords Safe with LastPass

LastPass

Hello and welcome to our series of technology-related blog posts. Our today’s post is unusual in a way that it is more like a shout-out to one of the tools we use a lot and not a tutorial per se. This tool is called LastPass. If you consume various services online you know how much […]

How to Host a Piano Studio Website on SiteGround

SiteGround Hosting

Hello and welcome to the technology-related series of blog posts of how to start piano studio website on your own. If you have never configured a self-hosted website then this series of articles was written for you and it is set to remove all the barriers of entry. Keep reading! Before you start you need […]