Whenever a new exam syllabus is released, I find myself displaying a sense of excitement far beyond what is actually appropriate. So I was a happy harp teacher when I took a look through the new ABRSM syllabus taking effect this year. Read more about it here. Continue reading ABRSM 2019 Harp Syllabus Review
The response overall from students has been great, but the challenge now is to find enough repertoire to meet the weekly consumption of music. Continue reading The 40 Piece Challenge- music I’m using
The time has come where you feel like you (kind of) know what you are doing. Or someone has approached you and asked for lessons. Or your teacher has suggested you take on some beginners they can’t fit in. Either way, congratulations- you are about to start teaching the harp!
Quite possibly, you’re feeling a bit of a mix of emotions at the moment- excited, nervous, and perhaps a little confused and overwhelmed about exactly how to start. So here are some top tips to help you with your new career. Continue reading Top tips for starting your harp studio
Teaching these days is full on. Increase your student numbers, and immediately the admin increases along with it. And if you are balancing playing at a professional level with private or school based teaching, then it is all too easy to end up overwhelmed. So what’s out there in the wonderful world of business management that can help make life a little easier? Continue reading Business tools for busy music teachers