EPISODE 26: The New Year Special
00:00 Happy New Year from Gillian and Piano Teaching Success! Make sure you sign up to The Studio waitlist to be the first to hear about our opening in March.
01:55 Tim Topham shares his practical tips for online teaching, including what technology teachers should invest in, microphones, and camera angle options. Tim mentions specific brands and models which can be very helpful to improve your Zoom lessons. Check out Q+A TV Episode 1
06:55 Experienced online teacher, Brenda Hunting, shares her studio set up as she has been teaching online since 2014. She discusses ManyCam, a great software for lessons. Watch more in Q+A TV Episode 2
12:55 Angela Turner shares her studio setup, discusses different microphones and also suggests ManyCam software. She also suggests tips to engage younger students in online lessons. View Q+A TV Episode 6.
19:10 Brenda Hunting suggests some tips on how to improve online sound quality, and facilitating independent learning through Zoom. Q+A TV Episode 2.
23:25 Brenda Hunting discusses how she runs her online recitals through Zoom and Facebook live videos. Q+A TV Episode 2.
27:15 Carly McDonald shares a quick suggestion on how to improve sound quality when students use an iPad. Q+A TV Episode 2.
28:02 Lyndel Kennedy shares her studio set up where she does asynchronous teaching, a strategy that is particularly effective for online students. To learn more about this strategy, visit Lyndel's website, InnerMusician and watch Q+A TV Episode 3.
41:00 Peter Simpson, a Forte Music School owner in Kent, UK demonstrates his use of OBS Studio, a Mac equivalent of ManyCam. Q+A TV Episode 3
43:40 Angel McIntosh who runs the 500 student Forte School of Music Stafford shares her strategies for working with children during this time. Some great advice from Q+A TV Episode 3.