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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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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…

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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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Building Excitement For Lessons

Building Excitement For Lessons

It’s the start of a new academic year in the studio and that means I’ve been working at building excitement for lessons that are starting just around the corner!  
Whether your lessons have already begun or they are oh-so-close to starting, building excitement in those weeks up to AND after lessons have begun is crucial.  Everyone is settling into a new routine and if something is exciting, it’s talked about.  Which leads to more time spent on it!

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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…