Back to Teaching, and COVID-19 is still here!

I’m so excited to start back teaching in September! It only seems like yesterday that everything was locked-down and we switched to online lessons. I know we are still in very uncertain times with regards to COVID-19 so, preparations this year are somewhat different. Keep reading to find out what I’m implementing in my studioContinue reading “Back to Teaching, and COVID-19 is still here!”

Fees & Studio Policies 2020-21

Semester Payments: There are four semesters each year: September – mid-November, mid-November to January, February – mid-April and mid-April- June Payments will be made at or before the first lesson of the semester. Payment can be made by bank transfer, cash, or cheque. Cash payments must include the correct change and placed in an envelopeContinue reading “Fees & Studio Policies 2020-21”

Buddy Lessons are coming to my studio!

So, what are Buddy Lessons? I first came across the concept of Buddy Lessons when I began following Colourful Keys, a piano teaching blog site run by the amazing Nicola Cantan, Dublin. I was very intrigued by the idea of Buddy Lessons and could immediately see the benefits. So, what are Buddy Lessons? Buddy LessonsContinue reading “Buddy Lessons are coming to my studio!”

So, it’s the end of my first year back teaching piano since my (extended) career break…

I’ve been teaching Music since I left college in 2001! Yep, nineteen years. It honestly only feels like it was last year. But it wasn’t – it was almost 20 years ago. When I took a break in December 2014 after many, many years of teaching, I had decided that when I started back itContinue reading “So, it’s the end of my first year back teaching piano since my (extended) career break…”