Why I spend LESS time on the piano at the lesson

Over the past few years of teaching piano, I’ve noticed more and more the ADVANTAGES of spending LESS time at the piano during the piano lesson. Sounds counterintuitive, right? Here’s why students benefit from spending LESS time at the piano during the lesson: Most students start piano lessons because they want to ENJOY learning howContinue reading “Why I spend LESS time on the piano at the lesson”

The high cost of music – why music teachers are worth it

Recently there has been an article circling around on the Internet, posted by a disgruntled mother, who complained about the high costs of enrolling a child in music lessons. She states that the current going rate for a piano teacher is about $1 per minute, or $60/hr. Loggers make on average $16.83/hr, Physicists in universityContinue reading “The high cost of music – why music teachers are worth it”