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I was speaking with a beginner teacher last week and offered her some advice on some issues she was having in her studio. Below are five tips I think all beginner teachers should know before starting out.  [···]

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In four weeks my studio will hold the first concert of the year. As well as memorising & polishing repertoire and refreshing concert etiquette, my students are currently in the midst of preparing program notes. This is a particularly difficult task for students, and I believe that it is vital that students are able to articulate their thoughts about music elegantly and intelligently, using appropriate musical language.

My top five hints for writing effective program notes are: [···]

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