Tips on Teaching by Skype « Music Teacher’s Helper Blog

Tips on Teaching by Skype « Music Teacher’s Helper Blog. I have been giving flute lessons via Skype for going on 3 years now.  I have found it an incredible asset and a great tool for teaching.  I can say now, that with this many years behind me, what I have learned, both good and bad, and I”m glad to see another article on it as Continue Reading →

Flute Day 2012!

    Check out the Brochure!   flute day brochure Flute Day is November 3, 2012 and will be held at Altus Flutes in Mt. Juliet, TN.  They will have Altus, Azumi and Jupiter flutes, piccolos, altos and basses available to play and try. This Flute Day is really focused on middle schoolers and high schoolers, and what’s important to them, though anyone is invited to come.  Continue Reading →

Music Teacher’s Helper – Your New Studio Assistant

Having just moved to a new area, I now have a studio of about 24 students and growing – come from an area where getting students was like pulling teeth, being inundated with this many students is not only wonderful but can also be a little overwhelming with trying to keep track of all the finances. To any other music teacher who understands the frustration and Continue Reading →

My Top Reccommended Books for Getting Back Into Flute or Piccolo Playing

Recently I received an email from a college friend of mine.  Her path has taken her away from music for a bit and while she is having marvelous adventures, she doesn’t want to see a decline in her playing level, even with having fewer playing opportunities.  She sent me this message below: “So, you know that I’m playing with a couple community groups around the area, Continue Reading →

The Beaker Face

Any child who was priveledged enough to grow up in the age of Hannah-Barbara, otherwise known as the 1980’s, when the cartoons on Saturday morning were worth watching ( a la: GI Joe, She-Ra, He-Man, Rainbow Bright, My Little Pony and Thunder Cats), kids were expected to go outside and play after school and The Muppets reigned supreme, can identify with this post.  If you don’t Continue Reading →