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CPTP153: Recital and Event Ideas to Build Community with Linda Poelzer

By Tim Topham | Piano Teaching

Mar 15

Linda Poelzer is an Inner Circle member who never stands still. Her studio is so creative it makes my head spin and she’s here today to share some of her fantastic studio event ideas.

Linda Poelzer

She runs a thriving studio in Canada and from piano olympics, to a name that tune gameshow, to a Christmas coffee house her recitals are certainly never boring. Listen in to get some amazing recital and event ideas for your studio.

Transcript

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In this episode, you’ll learn

  • How Linda uses group lessons in her studio
  • The parents’ role in Linda’s piano studio
  • Ideas for a special “piano olympics” studio event with games
  • How to host a name that tune gameshow in your recital
  • Why Linda decided to host a parents’ dessert date night this year
  • What the Christmas coffee house idea is and how to host one

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Thank you for Tuning In!

There are a lot of podcasts you could be tuning into today, and I’m grateful that you’ve chosen mine. Whether you’re at the gym, on the bike or in the car, I know that you and your students will get lots out of what you learn in the long run. Just make sure you try out some of the ideas before they get lost in the business of your next lessons! If you enjoyed today’s show, please share it by using the social media buttons on the left of the page. Also, kindly consider taking the 60-seconds it takes to leave an honest review and rating for the podcast on iTunes or on my Facebook page. Reviews are extremely helpful when it comes to show’s ranking and you can bet that I read every single one of them personally. Lastly, don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, to get automatic updates every time a new episode goes live.

Are you going to try one of these recital and event ideas?

Or perhaps you have one of your own to share? Tell us about your experience in the comments.

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About the Author

Tim Topham has one mission in life: to stem the tide of children quitting music lessons by helping teachers maximise student engagement through creativity, technology and innovation. Tim hosts the popular Creative Piano Teaching Podcast, blogs regularly at timtopham.com and speaks at local and international conferences on topics such as pedagogy, business, marketing and entrepreneurship. Tim has been featured in American Music Teacher, The Piano Teacher Magazine, Californian Music Teacher and EPTA Piano Professional. Tim holds an MBA in Educational Leadership, BMus, DipEd and AMusA.