Do your students practice? Do they know how to practice? Are you sure they’re doing it effectively and efficiently? In this episode I talk with Michael Richey of the Tennessee Music Academy about how the main goal of a piano lesson is to teach a student how to practice! We talk about introducing a piece, beginners, transfer students, motivation, student readiness, and he gives us 5 tips:

  1. Frequency over duration
  2. Planning
  3. Tempo and length
  4. Always play artistically
  5. One time is not enough

Creative Teaching Conference

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