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CPTP164: Meet my Student Tim (and his dad)

By Nicola Cantan | Creativity

Jul 05

I get questions and requests from time-to-time to hear from my students. What do they think of my creative teaching style? What’s it really like to learn from me?

In this episode, you’ll hear from one of my actual students, Tim. Find out why he has 2 piano teachers and what his dad thinks about our lead sheet and improvisation studies. Plus hear us jam together at the end!

Transcript

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In this episode, you’ll learn

  • What my student loves about piano
  • Why he has 2 teachers and what are different focuses are
  • Why my student’s dad wishes he did piano exams
  • How they found me and became students
  • What’s different between the teaching styles

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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.

Which of Tim’s words of wisdom stuck out to you?

Did you agree with what he said about students getting to learn what they want? What did you think of his dad’s perspective on exams?

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About the Author

Nicola Cantan is a piano teacher, author, blogger and creator of imaginative and engaging teaching resources. Nicola's Vibrant Music Teaching Library is helping teachers all over the world to include more games and off-bench activities in their lessons, so that their students giggle their way through music theory and make faster progress. She also runs a popular blog, Colourful Keys, where she shares creative ideas and teaching strategies.