Choosing repertoire that feels relevant and that our students love sounds like it would be an obvious priority for us as teachers. But, sometimes, we can get so caught up in the weeds of teaching that we forget about the music. Take a step back with me and check in to see if your studio meets this foundational criteria.
The primary goal of my studio and how I structure my curricula is all about opening doors for my students. I want them to have excellent technique and reading skills, yes, but I also want them to know about improvisation, lead sheets, composing and all genres of music so that they have a wide variety of musical paths to choose from.
Being a fun music teaching studio means a lot more than just having a smile on your face or playing games every once in a while. It can also mean your students learn faster and more thoroughly. Find out how in this episode.
Being perceived as a professional is an important part of having the respect and attention of your students and their parents. Find out the three foundational factors that can make your business more professional in this episode.
Have you thought about the experience of a new student and their parents in your studio? Do you think they would feel welcomed and validated in their decision to join right from the get-go? We’ll explore strategies to make sure they do in this episode.
If your music teaching studio is a business – and it is – then one of your primary goals should be to make a profit. To do that, you need to plan for it and put procedures in place that make your income predictable.
This episode is part of the Vibrant Music Studio 101 which will take you through 10 foundational building blocks for all great music teaching studios. Consistency is the name of the game this week. Is your studio consistent? Do you have policies and procedures and do you actually stick to them?
This episode is part of the Vibrant Music Studio 101 which will take you through 10 foundational building blocks for all great music teaching studios. In this first episode, we’re focussing on being deliberate with our businesses and taking them (and ourselves!) seriously.
This special episode celebrates our 100th episode in style by sharing some of the lessons listeners have learned over the past year. I hope you’ll tune in as we take a look at what lifelong learning means to these music teachers.