Articles

Group Lessons

Adapting Online Group Lessons For Special Learners

Adapting Online Group for Special Learners

One of the most popular activities to have in a music studio is group lessons.  It’s a chance for students to get together, have fun, learn & visit.  When you teach an instrument that tends to be solo (like the piano), this becomes all the more important for keeping students coming back each year.  But,…

Admin for StudiosTeachingUncategorized

Fun & Creative Music Activities For Your Studio

Get fun & creative music activities that save you admin time while engaging students each moment! Looking for 1-on-1 help to create your dream music studio, book a “Private Consultation” with me! To learn the systems & templates I use to create balance & having a creative studio, sign up for these courses! Categories Music…

BalanceUncategorized

How to Balance a Creative Studio AND Having a Personal Life

How to Balance a Creative Studio & Your Personal Life

Do you ever get the sense that your studio may be running you instead of the other way around?  It is possible to have balance while running a creative studio.  It just takes a little time. When I first started my studio, it was hard.  I felt like there was no balance between my personal…

Admin for Studios

Running Your Studio: Making the Most of Your Limited Time

Running Your Studio (Schedule Administrative Tasks)

Many times when we talk about setting up a schedule, we think about our teaching time.  Or, if you are a traveling teacher, teaching & travel time.  But, do you also schedule administrative tasks that go into running a successful studio?  Or, is it a bit of a wing-it type of situation? Chances are if…

Admin for StudiosTechnology

Google Forms: Why They Make Admin More Efficient & How to Use Them

Google Forms: Why They Make Admin More Efficient & How to Use Them

Google Forms just make admin easier.  After a few minutes of setting up, clients can fill it out on their own time!  But, there is the matter of actually following up on those Google Form responses.   I’m a bit embarrassed to admit that while I’ve been good about getting the forms ready & sent, checking…

Admin for Studios

Save Time & Energy With Studio Info at Your Digital Fingertips

Save Time & Energy With Studio Info at Your Digital Fingertips

Gone are the days when we could keep our information in file cabinets & bookshelves.  In today’s studio, we need digital information that can be accessed immediately. Today’s students & their parents are used to finding information with a quick search online. As a studio owner, if you have to search your shelves or file…

Admin for StudiosProductivityUncategorized

How to Set Up an Effective Routine Before Lessons Start

Setting up a routine BEFORE lessons start

Setting up a routine is important for having a successful year.  Not only does it ensure we make time for the concepts we want to teach, it makes time for when we need to step back and let our students lead.  For our special needs students, a routine can be the thing that makes piano lessons a safe and enjoyable part of their week. How are you getting ready for back to lessons?