Double Bass: Boccherini Minuetto

Sophie Roper shares some tips for teaching Boccherini’s Minuetto from the Grade 2 Double Bass syllabus.

How to avoid teacher burnout

So what actually is burnout? Is it physical or emotional or a mix of the two? How does it come about and what can you do about it?

Advice for teachers anxious about singing

Singing teacher and ABRSM Examiner Heidi Pegler shares her tips on building confidence for teachers.

It’s World Teachers Day!

In 2020, World Teachers’ Day will celebrate teachers with the theme ’Teachers: Leading in crisis, reimagining the future’.

Bach to Bossa

Tuned percussion repertoire has enjoyed huge expansion and development over the last 20 to 25 years.

Developing internal awareness of pitch

Jessy O’Leary shares her tips for helping students to develop their internal awareness of pitch.

Paul Harris on practice

As part of our challenge to begin changing our pupils’ practice mindsets, let’s begin to challenge them with some questions they need to ask themselves as they set out on their short practice sessions.

Jessica O’Leary gives her Tchaikovsky teaching tips

ABRSM Examiner and Violinist Jessica O’Leary shares some teaching tips on Tchaikovsky’s Chanson Triste.

Snare Drum: the bedrock of a percussion’s education

Snare drum teacher Rob Farrer explores ABRSM’s new Percussion Syllabus.

Ideas for using the voice

As a teacher, your speaking voice is one of your most powerful tools. Lincoln shares some tips on how to use your voice effectively.

Double Bass: Adagio and Allegro from Sonata in G by Marcello

Double Bass player and teacher Sophie Roper shares her teaching tips for this Grade 6 piece.

Personal bests and mini outcomes

Some thoughts on your pupils’ practice in these unprecedented times.

Percussion repertoire and performance tips at Grades 6 to 8

If you’re taking your Grade 6, 7 or 8 Percussion exam, then there’s some excellent repertoire available, covering some well-known percussion classics alongside some brilliant new compositions.

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