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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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?

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year …

A Multi-Faceted Practice Strategies Approach

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No, I’m not talking about kids jingle belling or carolling out in the snow. It’s time to head back into the music studio! And that means getting things ready for student success … including having a multi-faceted approach to practice strategies in place.

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Staying Focused When You Just Want to Chill …

Staying Focused When You Just Want to Chill

It is incredibly important to take regular breaks.  Running a studio means staying focused on your business is also a must. What to do? Back in my early years of teaching, one of my bosses pulled me aside one day and said,  “Rosemarie, I don’t want you to be a great teacher.  I want you…