Book Title: The Happiest Piano Teacher in Town : Empowering Teachers to Inspire Students
Author: Shinichi Suzuki
Format: Paperback | 158 pages
Publication Date: 25 Mar 2019
Imagine happy students who can't wait to get to their lesson each week; Students who actually practice and love the piano. Imagine happy parents who are so thrilled to see their kids learning that they are happy to pay you and ready to recommend you to their friends and family. Imagine yourself really loving your work. Nobody knows the highs and lows of piano teaching better than 35-year teaching veteran Doreen M. Hall. She knows how unbelievably rewarding the job can be and she also knows the struggles piano teachers face. Keeping a studio running smoothly and having successful students is no easy task."The Happiest Piano Teacher in Town" takes a fresh look at the profession of piano teaching. (Yes, it is a profession). It is chock-full of concrete actionable steps and suggestions. Doreen will show you how to create a studio policy that really works for you and how to create a step-by-step "Blueprint" so that you will feel confident in your teaching. The book tackles the difficult questions of how to get students to practice regularly, how to communicate with parents and how to balance work and family. It also covers how to avoid common problems and what to do when they arise. Doreen Hall uses humor and stories to show you how she came to really love teaching and how you can too. Whether you are a new teacher or a seasoned veteran, "The Happiest Piano Teacher in Town" is an inspiration for every person who does the amazing job of teaching the piano.