Where you can find specific answers to your questions in this week's show. There were many deep dives into topics this week. (timings of the broadcast):
00:00 Welcome to our guests
04:05 Brian Chung shares just a bit of his experience
06:27 Brenda shares her vast experience in teaching over many years.
07:15 Nan shares a little about her teaching and teaching classes.
09:03 So what is Recreational Music Making?
12:00 The Golden Quadrant
15:12 A sporting analogy - Soccer (Football)
19:25 Brenda describes becoming involved in RMM and the path she took which turned from 1 small group to 13 classes a week.
24:21 Nan shares her story of teaching RMM from another different perspective.
29:19 When you have a few students in a group and dealing with different abilities. Including an excerpt from Nan's recent webinar called: The Many Hats of a Group Teacher
31:14 Paul shares his Enriched Learning Environment and Whole Body Learning techniques that are both fun and pedagogically sound as well as considered to be the most "brain-developing" way to teach due to the multi-modal learning opportunities. These are the learning opportunities that are open to teachers in the soon to be released as part of "The Studio" by Piano Teaching Success.
40:02 Brian speaks about the Baby Boomers of the world who are retiring at the moment and how so many of them are interested in learning music.
45:02 Brenda shares her experience with working with retirees and the joy that she gained from it.
48:32 Paul asks Brenda about the books that she has written for piano lessons for RMM called Piano Fun and also her other piano arrangements.
53:00 Kristy Rigtrup from Utah asks: "I am very interested in starting an RMM group in my area, and am curious to know how you handle the classes during the epidemic."
55:27 Linnda Gould from Canada asks: I have been teaching RMM for 20 years primarily to retirees but feel quite isolated. None of the other piano teachers in my city seem to feel comfortable with it. Is there an RMM community to share ideas and experiences? One of the answers was to join the Piano Teaching Success Facebook Group
56:40 Brian Chung's Final Thought from his MTNA presentation
59:20 Next episode's panelists
60:40 One of Brenda's beautiful arrangements from her Classical Album.