TC234: Turning the pedagogy of music on its head with Will Baily

Will Baily turns the pedagogy of music on its head by pivoting to leisure music-making philosophies and student-led studying, from a really classical strategy to educating and it has made an unbelievable affect on him and his college students.

Our visitor at the moment, Will Baily, is a piano instructor and composer. His publications embody the “Manner Cool” books which use his distinctive strategy to educating both one-on-one or teams.

On this episode, Will talks concerning the story of how and why he transitioned to this distinctive strategy; the effectiveness and advantages of his present strategy to each children and adults; 4 key instruments college students can use to play the music they love; and a lot extra in between.




  • [02:20] A peek into the lifetime of Will Baily.
  • [04:25] Will talks about his studio.
  • [05:21] How he began his musical coaching.
  • [08:56] The story of how he began educating.
  • [10:03] The modifications he utilized to his educating strategy.
  • [13:09] Which means of leisure music-making.
  • [15:28] Recommendation for lecturers who’re not sure of going with the circulation of scholars.
  • [17:20] The effectiveness of his strategy to each children and adults.
  • [21:54] A brief abstract of Will’s educating strategy.
  • [26:27] 4 key instruments college students must play the music they love.
  • [29:21] Measures to evaluate the progress of scholars.
  • [31:06] Will shares his expertise about being a composer.
  • [34:28] Publications that Will has labored on.

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About our Visitor

Will Baily is a piano instructor and composer. He has been educating piano privately and in teams for over 45 years. He holds levels in Elementary Schooling, Music Concept and Composition, and Piano Efficiency and Pedagogy. He’s at the moment working with Debra Perez creating group educating supplies for college kids of all ages.

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