Responding to COVID-19

Responding to the COVID-19 Crisis

VMTA Guidelines for Teaching Instrumental Music Online

  • Technical Considerations for Studio Set up
  • Pedagogical & Student support
  • Privacy/Child Safety Considerations
  • Template Letter to Parents for Remote Teaching Arrangements

Information Pack for VMTA Members (eNotice Update #4: May 15, 2020)

  • Latest News 
  • Transitioning from Online Teaching
  • JobKeeper & Financial Support 
  • Webinar Resources & Staying Connected

Information Pack for VMTA Members (eNotice Update #3: April 9, 2020)

  • Latest News 
  • Replay of Live Webinar with Katie Wardrobe
  • Guidelines for Teaching Instrumental Music Online
  • JobKeeper Payment & Bank Packages
  • Financial Support  for Individuals & Businesses  
  • Other Resources & Staying Connected

WEBINAR: Teaching Instrumental Music Online, 3 April 2020 (Katie Wardrobe, Midnight Music)

  • Video recording of live webinar
  • Presentation slides
  • Export of live chat
  • PD certificate for completion after viewing webinar
  • Other training videos
  • Upcoming training with Katie Wardrobe
  • Music Teachers' Associations
  • Useful resources
  • Facebook support groups to follow
  • Midnight Music Community

Health & Wellbeing Policy for Studio Teachers

  • Lesson policy template for changed teaching conditions

Information Pack for VMTA Members (eNotice Update #2: March 30, 2020)

  • Economic Support Request to Federal & State Governments
  • School Closures in Victoria
  • VMTA Recommended Teaching Rates: Teaching Online
  • Message from the VMTA President
  • Income Support for Individuals
  • Financial Support for Small Business
  • Webinars, Resources & Staying Connected

Information Pack for VMTA Members (eNotice Update #1: March 19, 2020)

  • Response to COVID-19
  • Health & Safety Guidelines
  • Lesson Policy & Procedures
  • Resources for Teaching Online
  • Financial Support
  • General Advice & Support
  • Piano Care Recommendations

Tim Topham Live Chat/Q&A: How to Teach Online
Hosted by Bulletproof Musician, New York, USA

  • Suggested teaching approaches
  • Technology for teaching online
  • Teacher & student set up requirements
  • Lesson policy and teaching rates

Music Australia News : March 23, 2020

  • Guidelines for Health & Safety
  • Resources for teaching instrumental music lessons online

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