Teaching is one of the greatest of occupations; and teaching music is vitally important in today's difficult times, In this course Paul Harris explores ways of teaching and learning at the highest possible levels.


Resident: £402 Non-Resident: £292 (25% off for under 27s) Code: 24/277

Booking for Members opens at 11am on Tuesday 14 May 2024

Non-Member and online booking opens at 11am Tuesday 4 June 2024

For details on how to become a Member to take advantage of early booking, see here.

What is the course about?

This course, for instrumental and singing teachers, provides a thorough exploration of teaching and learning both in a one-to-one and group teaching environment. All aspects of the fascinating world of teaching will be studied and discussed in a friendly and engaging way, equipping teachers with the tools to develop their practice and get the best out of their pupils.

Tutor website: paulharristeaching.co.uk

What will we cover?

Topics covered include:

1. Teaching in the 21st century

2. An Introduction to Simultaneous Learning

3. Being a Virtuoso Teacher

4. Group Teaching (an optional session depending on demand)

5. The Practice Process

6. Teaching Beginners

7. Teaching the Language of Music (sight-reading, aural and theory)

8. Getting the best out of pupils

9. Teaching Unconditionally

What will we accomplish? By the end of this course you will be able to…

Have the strategies and confidence to be a great teacher.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Play an instrument/sing to some level and the desire to teach it better.

How will the course be taught, and will any preparation be required?

We'll work together with lots of discussion. Practicing teachers might like to share experiences and difficulties if appropriate.

Will music be provided in advance of the course?

No music is required.

Is there anything I need to bring?