Friday Finds #136

 

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Add this quote to your next studio newsletter.

“You can’t judge success by the day, the week, the month, or even the year. You have to judge success by the decade.” -Nicholas Cole

from: What 15 Years of Classical Piano Taught Me About Discipline (and Judging Your Own Potential)

(I discovered this article only after it was shared by Benjamin Steinhardt earlier this week on The Art of Piano Pedagogy Facebook group.)

 

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Millennial Music Teachers: 4 Traits They Bring to the Table

 

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Sweetwater is giving away $5,000 of gear any music lover will love in celebration of this year’s Gearfest.

 

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The headphones I wish I had purchased for my keyboards and music lab time 7 years ago.

The AKG K52 has an automatically-adjusting head band that fits nicely to any size head whether it’s a 6-year-old or a 16-year-old. The sound is amazing, and the over-ear, closed-back design helps keep the sound of the other piano student in the room out while students do their music lab. Totally worth the money.

 

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One Way to Think About Talent | Seth Godin

 

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The “Traditional” Teacher (Some Encouraging Words) from Forrest Kinney.

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A fun activity for group class: Meter Test – play clips of music to determine if the meter is duple or triple.

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As we’re getting our feet wet in Summer: 4 Lessons I Learned From Doing Less.

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