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The Music Teacher’s Survival Guide by Musikko is the podcast for music directors, music class-room teachers and instrumental teachers. Each episode musician and educator, Dr. Nick Parnell, talks to leading teachers about the latest trends, challenges and ideas all aimed to help you not only survive, but flourish in the amazing world of music teaching.

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The Music Teacher’s Survival Guide by Musikko is the podcast for music directors, music class-room teachers and instrumental teachers. Each episode musician and educator, Dr. Nick Parnell, talks to leading teachers about the latest trends, challenges and ideas all aimed to help you not only survive, but flourish in the amazing world of music teaching.

    Lessons of Motivation and Leadership from a World-Class Rowing Coach – Barnaby Eaton

    Lessons of Motivation and Leadership from a World-Class Rowing Coach – Barnaby Eaton

    What can music educators can learn from a world-class rowing coach? Musician and educator Dr. Nick Parnell talks with Barnaby Eaton about how to inspire students (self-determination theory), the four stages of learning, leadership, the importance of emotional intelligence, & much more.

    Podcast sponsored by the Nick Parnell Percussion Academy - resources including marimba hire for Schools & Students.

    Presented by Musikko.com

    • 43 min
    ABODA SA 2022 - Everything You Need To Know - Darryl Pope OAM

    ABODA SA 2022 - Everything You Need To Know - Darryl Pope OAM

    Everything you need to know about ABODA SA Festival 2022. Musician Dr. Nick Parnell talks with organiser Darryl Pope OAM about what the festival will look like this year, repertoire requirements, why you should be involved and registration information. 

    Podcast sponsored by the Nick Parnell Percussion Academy - resources including marimba hire for Schools & Students.

    Presented by Musikko.com

    • 13 min
    Preparing your Vocal Ensemble for Generations in Jazz - Sally Cameron

    Preparing your Vocal Ensemble for Generations in Jazz - Sally Cameron

    Guest – Sally Cameron (Vocalist)
    Host – Dr. Nick Parnell
    As we approach the popular Generations in Jazz competition, many music teachers are asking how you best prepare your vocal group for this competition. What are the judges looking for, what makes a great vocal performance and when does the chorography go over the top! Sally Cameron joins the podcast the answer these questions and more. 
    Sally is a multi-ARIA award-winning singer who has performed with the Idea of North, Guy Sebastian, James Morrison and as a soloist. As well as a brilliant performer, she is also a well-respected music educator and has been a judge several times at Generations in Jazz. 

    • 20 min
    Ep. 1: Music Teaching in the Era of Covid-19 - Mat Noble

    Ep. 1: Music Teaching in the Era of Covid-19 - Mat Noble

    Guest - Mat Noble (music director)
    Host - Dr. Nick Parnell

    As the 2022 teaching year kicks off, music teachers are again faced with a variety of challenges in navigating the effects of Covid-19. In this episode, music director Mat Noble, reflects on the challenges and solutions he has faced/implemented at his school. He shares useful tips for music teachers as well as delving into the pros and cons of platforms including Zoom, Facetime, Microsoft teams. 

    Chapters:
    1:00 - The year ahead & how are we feeling?
    2:50 - Mat’s background & music program
    9:17 – When Covid hit
    13:30 – Impact on the students & the pivot
    16:00 – Student recruitment
    18:00 – Disappointment & resilience
    19:50 – Teaching online
    25:55 – What do we do with ensemble rehearsals?
    33:00 – Pros & cons of Zoom, Microsoft Teams & Facetime
    44:30 – Online teaching into the future
    47:50 – Mat’s top tip

    About the Podcast:
    Each episode musician and educator, Dr. Nick Parnell, talks to leading teachers about the latest trends, challenges and ideas all aimed to help you not only survive, but flourish in the amazing world of music teaching.
    Presented by Musikko - resources for music teachers
    Sponsored by the Nick Parnell Percussion Academy

    For info about Dr. Nick Parnell please visit nickparnell.com

    • 50 min
    Trailer - The Music Teacher's Survival Guide by Musikko

    Trailer - The Music Teacher's Survival Guide by Musikko

    The Music Teacher’s Survival Guide by Musikko is the podcast for music directors, music class-room teachers and instrumental teachers. 

    Each episode musician and educator, Dr. Nick Parnell, talks to leading teachers about the latest trends, challenges and ideas all aimed to help you not only survive, but flourish in the amazing world of music teaching.
    Presented by Musikko - resources for music teachers
    Sponsored by the Nick Parnell Percussion Academy

    For info about Dr. Nick Parnell please visit nickparnell.com

    • 43 sec

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