I have finally, after a rollercoaster decade of navigating health challenges and the pandemic and just life stuff, I am finally in a place where I have been able to build up a studio of students again and I even have taken the plunge and signed a lease on my own studio space for the next few years.
So! Now that I have a healthy sized studio, I want to create some healthy competition and motivation in my studio. I've come up with the idea of musical bingo. Each student will get a bingo card at the beginning of the term and in December, if they complete a row, they get entered into a draw for a prize and if they blackout their card, they automatically win a prize of some description or are entered into a draw for a bigger prize.
So! What, to you, would be some things that seem like good bingo items to complete, some can be in multiple places in the board? My ideas so far are.... Also open to other studio competition ideas that promote some healthy competition! :)
memorize a piece
perform at a community event/place (ie: care home, public market)
play a duet/chamber piece with another student
compose a piece
practice X (based on level) minutes a day for 5 days in a row
research and write an essay/report on a composer/piece of your choice
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