TC215: Analysis-backed insights on piano pupil retention with Karen Gerelus

TopCast 215 Research-backed insights on piano student retention with Karen Gerelus

Analysis-backed insights on piano pupil retention with Karen Gerelus

100 college students will begin piano classes this yr and 98 will stop earlier than they attain proficiency. Be taught the explanation why college students stop piano and the way to assist!

This episode options visitor Karen Gerelus talking on research-based insights about piano pupil retention.




Transcript of the present about piano pupil retention

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On this episode, you’ll find out how extrinsic and intrinsic motivation impacts piano pupil retention:

  • [03:47] A brief introduction on Karen and her studio.
  • [05:58] Speaking about her analysis work referred to as Parting Methods with Piano Classes – evaluating motivation between persevering with and dropout piano college students.
  • [08:17] Specializing in retention in her analysis.
  • [11:46] Key elements for college kids quitting.
  • [12:59] The affect of oldsters being within the music lesson. 
  • [15:16]Self-Willpower Principle
  • [19:30] Motivating youngsters externally at first is okay. Hopefully, the intrinsic will take over.
  • [22:27] Karen shares her personal story on quitting and coming again to piano.
  • [27:16] Explaining the quote “There isn’t any relationship between observe time and motivation.”
  • [28:15] Ideas for lecturers about working towards and having a tough-love stance, a tough stance on, or being relaxed about it.
  • [32:42] Karen talks about what she discovered about college students dropping out due to the shortage of widespread repertoire.
  • [37:57] The explanation why lecturers are sometimes fairly immune to providing autonomy in musical alternative of their classes?
  • [40:01] Giving college students show-off items to spice up their confidence and retain their curiosity.
  • [42:05] Suggestions for bridging the hole between exterior motivation and inner self-motivation in college students.
  • [48:57] Karen talks about essentially the most fundamental level of her analysis.

Hyperlinks Talked about

piano student retention chart

Motivation Spectrum

About our Visitor

TopCast 215 Research-backed insights on piano student retention with Karen Gerelus

Karen Gerelus is a third-generation piano trainer and scholar whose work has been featured in outstanding tutorial journals and pedagogy conferences. She holds a Grasp of Arts in Piano Pedagogy, a number of artist diplomas, and is at the moment a doctoral candidate on the College of Calgary the place her analysis focuses on id and motivation in piano college students. Discover her work at

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