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Transitioning a Traditional Studio

A local traditional teacher is thinking of transitioning her current students to Simply Music. I found one (very helpful) entry in the FAQs library and would like to get some more info from all of you. What tips do you have for her? What can…

Adapting curriculum to student with traditional experience

I have a potential student that has had around two years of traditional lessons, some of which has been spread out over several years, so may not be the strongest of two years. She just finished her freshman year of high school. Mom tells me…

Workshop for students with prior experience

I have just completed my initial training and am very excited about teaching students using this fantastic method! I have had an introductory session and the foundation session talk with two girls (12 and 10) and their mother which went really well. The girls have…

Teaching older students with prior experience

I currently have 21 students ranging from the age of 6 to 67 with varying degrees of existing piano playing ability. In particular, I have a 65-year-old lady who has had extensive traditional experience and composes her own music. In spite of this, she insisted…

Experienced Students

I find I have to remind myself to breathe as my first lesson looms ever nearer. With more information from the dad about my very first 2 students, I am getting more nervous by the minute. He has told me that he has had Traditional…

Advanced Students – Beginning Projects

I have two students who play very well (at about grade 5 AMEB level) and can read music reasonably well whom I have recently converted to Simply Music. They have had about 5 years experience with traditional lessons. I am currently taking them through foundation…

More on Teaching Adults with Traditional Experience

Teachers, what do you suggest for adults who learned years ago (traditional) and want to resurrect their playing? I want to help them get going, but if they don’t want to learn SM what then? For me, its Simply Music or nothing. I only offer…

Student with Advanced Composition Skills

I am a new teacher; I started my first lessons this month. I have a student, 15 years old, who has been composing his own music for quite some time. I know I have plenty to teach him in other areas, but I have no idea…