Business Breakfast Friday 07 June with Jeanette Byrd, piano teacher

Friday, 7th June 2019 at 7am - 8:30am

Location: Rocklily Restaurant, Brisbane International Hotel Virginia QLD 4014

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Member Presentation: Learning Music for Life

Jeanette Byrd will present the reasons why people engage in learning the piano. Come prepared to share in your childhood experience of music lessons!
There will be scientific evidence detailed to prove the benefits of learning the piano as an instrument of choice.
Character traits gained through formal learning & home practise are to be discussed with reference to goal setting & grading levels & other performance opportunities.
The enjoyment & relaxation in attaining a competent level of piano playing is highlighted also.
The ripple effect of learning piano through family school & community will be examined.
Use of technology in the teaching of music will be noted.
Teaching professional development avenues are noted for teachers’ ongoing education.
Running the business & marketing will be touched on – how this has changed over time.


Jeanette’s Piano Studio offers lessons for adults through to pre-schoolers.
She has been teaching since 1987 after a 10-year teaching career in secondary schools.
She believes that teaching students the piano has to be tailored for each individual & takes a lot of encouragement & patience from the teacher. She sees this as her special skill.
She loves seeing students advance in whatever area they aim for: exams, competitions, fun at home, playing for friends or performing for a living.
She keeps up with the latest methods of teaching through professional development including membership with the QMTA – the professional association for Music Teachers in QLD.
Jeanette’s qualifications include Performers Diploma A. Mus. A. & Diploma in Secondary school teaching in Qld., Dip T.

Contact Jeanette at

COST: $20 - pay on arrival (plus a $2 coin donation to group funds)


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