Kristin Yost is a pop piano enthusiast who brings life to The Centre for Musical Minds through current and familiar music performances. She is known best for her innovative approach to music learning at the piano and music business strategies for successful studios 

Growing through music: Pivots

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To achieve the highest versions of ourselves, it is necessary not to be rigid. After all, being alive means we are in a constant state of motion where nothing is permanent. There are times of significant forward motion and times where things are much slower. Sometimes we have substantial shifts, and other times we take smaller, baby steps. There ar...
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Musicnotes.com: Creative arrangements for your students

​ ​The importance of incorporating current music into piano lessons is immeasurable ​—you will be more desirable as a teacher, you will see a spark inside your students that hasn't come out since last Christmas, and you may even have some fun making music come to life with your students. By speaking the language of your students through music that ...
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Music teacher as CEO: Marketing your strengths as a teaching artist

Music teacher as CEO: Marketing your strengths as a teaching artist
​During this political season, you will hear a lot about small businesses and their role as the engine that drives our economy. Did you ever stop to think that the politicians are talking about piano teachers? As an independent teacher, YOU are a small business. You are the owner and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of your business—a business dedicat...
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Life after graduate school: The importance of a mentor

​ ​Editor's note:  ​Clavier Companion  is committed to bringing you the best writing from teachers and artists who are established leaders in our field. The perspective of our future leaders remains important as well, and we want to provide emerging professionals with an opportunity to express their ideas and opinions. Development will ap...
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