If there’s one person who knows what makes adult piano students tick… it’s Pete Jutras. As Editor of the Clavier Companion magazine, he’s no stranger to the world of piano… or the world of adult piano students. Through his uber-successful group programs at Southern Methodist University he’s had the opportunity to share his love of piano with hundreds of adult students.
What You Need To Know When Teaching Adult Piano Lessons
Listen in as Dr. Jutras shares:
- his research on the benefits of adult piano education
- how you should adjust your approach and lesson planning to suit the needs of adult learners
- how he answers the “what method book should I use with adults?” question
- how to keep adult students engaged and motivated… even when they lead busy lives
- …and much, much more!
Adult Piano Lessons Is a Growing Niche Market
If you’re looking to build your piano studio, teach outside of those typical after school hours or change things up and challenge yourself, then adult piano students is your niche market to explore! With the right approach, a keen sense of what it is your adult students want from their lessons, and the ability to continue to provide approachable and stimulating challenges for your students, you are sure to find a richly rewarding teaching experience.
For more information on teaching adult students check out these previous posts:
Find out more about Dr. Jutras and his upcoming workshops and lectures here.
Click Below to Listen Now
Use the player below to listen to today’s podcast, or check out our iTunes page to download it to your iPod.