Piano Pedagogy

For New & Aspiring Piano Teachers

Become A Better Piano Teacher

With Bronwyn Schuman, MM, BMus, BA, ARCT
(Palliser Music Supporter)

What People Are Saying

Edwin Gnandt
Edwin GnandtProfessor Emeritus of Piano and Music, Ambrose University
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Bronwyn delivers piano teaching and learning in a totally unique and enjoyable manner.
Linda Schwartz
Linda SchwartzPalliser Music Publishing
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Ms. Schuman's currency as an active performer and pedagogue provides a refreshing, practical and serious perspective on the art of teaching piano.
Karen Whitlow
Karen WhitlowPedagogy Class Participant (2021)
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I was inspired by the content of the classes and inspired by the knowledge, skill, and vibrancy of the instructor. The course was tremendously helpful and so very enjoyable.
Rachel Weisbrot
Rachel WeisbrotPedagogy Class Participant (2021)
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Bronwyn's experience, wisdom, and engaging teaching style make her pedagogy class invaluable. Whether you're just starting out in the teaching world or a seasoned professional, this class has a lot to offer!

Course Information

Course Description

This course will provide new and aspiring teachers with resources, methodologies, ideas, and feedback to help them shape their own understanding of what it means to be a piano teacher. 

The course is designed to encourage peer discussion, which will allow for necessary dialogue surrounding topics specific to new teachers, as well as current teaching practices. 

Topics covered in this course include lesson books, teaching resources, teaching different age groups, teaching in exam systems, teaching online, teaching to practice and memorize, applying for teaching jobs, setting up student contracts, evaluating several payment methods, and more. 

The course will be conducted via Zoom, where participants can freely speak to, share content with, and provide feedback for each other, regardless of location. 


Email Bronwyn Schuman to Register


  • Stream 1: Saturdays, 10:00am – 11:00am MDT: Feb. 5 – May 7, 2022
  • Stream 2: Saturdays, 12:30pm – 2:00pm MDT: Feb. 5 – May 7, 2022


Minimum Level 8 Piano RCM (or equivalent)


Remote, via Zoom

Register Before Feb. 1, 2022

Bronwyn Schuman

About Bronwyn Schuman

Bronwyn is a graduate from The Juilliard School in New York City, where she received her Master of Music in Collaborative Piano. She grew up in Calgary, where she completed her Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Arts in English at Ambrose University. While at Ambrose University, Bronwyn became the first and longest serving employee of Palliser Music

Throughout her university education, Bronwyn has enjoyed a varied musical career of teaching, performing, writing, and participating in community outreach. Bronwyn is currently a Doctor of Music student in Collaborative Piano at McGill University.