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Can I use video conferencing for my music lessons?

Video conferencing for music teachers is becoming commonplace. The technology available to conduct music lessons remotely makes it very practical and easy for both the music teacher and the parents/students alike.

Several online video calling software platforms are available for live video music lessons. These include Skype, Zoom, Facetime, Google Hangouts, Viber, WeChat, Wire, Whatsapp, and ooVoo, to name a few.

There are many benefits of using one of the above video calling apps. Setting up the music video software is relatively easy, and connecting the teacher with the student is fast. Once established, remote video music lessons can be very beneficial for everyone involved.

Online music lessons are not a substitute for in-person music lessons. However, they may the only option for some people, and there are numerous benefits to online music lessons. Online lessons can save time for both the music teacher and the parents/students. Driving to the studio or teacher's house for the music lesson is eliminated, and parents don't have to wait around the studio while their child is engaging in a music lesson.

Additionally, using MusicTeacherNotes for online music lessons offers its own benefits. Teachers can record a video of songs to be learned for a music lesson, then share the song via MusicTeacherNotes. Students can then clip the video into smaller segments and play the video or clips back at any tempo.

Clipping a video and slowing the tempo for music lesson practice

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