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Balance & Creativity: Ideas For Your Studio

Adapting Online Group Lessons 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, ...

How to Host a Fun Online Halloween Group Lesson!

Group lessons are an amazing way to keep enthusiasm up in any studio.  It’s a great time for students to visit, build a sense of ...

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 ...

Why Do Digital Escape Rooms Work So Well?

When studios moved online, digital escape rooms became increasingly popular.  And that popularity continued as teachers began using these for in-person & hybrid lessons! But, ...

Practice Made Fun – The Easy Way

Practice.  It is a necessary part of learning any new skill.   But, practice made fun?  Really? In my studio, my big goal is to always ...

How to Balance a Creative Studio AND Having a 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 ...

Running Your Studio: Making the Most of Your Limited Time

Many times when we talk about setting up a schedule, we think about our teaching time.  Or, if you are a traveling teacher, teaching & ...

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 ...

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 ...

How to Set Up an Effective 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 ...

Building Excitement For Lessons

It’s the start of a new academic year in the studio & which means I’ve been working at building excitement for lessons that are starting ...

It’s the most wonderful time of the year …

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 ...

How to Make the Most of Your Summer Planning

We may take a “break” over the summer, but many teachers & studio owners also use this time to get ahead of the rush of ...

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 ...

A Little Planning Goes a Long Way

Typically I like to start my summer “vacation” with a look at the big picture.  After all, a little planning goes a long way. No ...

Let’s Get Outside!

Towards the end of a semester, it’s all about keeping our students engaged until the very last lesson.   Especially if summer vacation is coming.  But, ...

Creating Balance … When Your Studio is Extra Busy

There are certain times of the year that keeping a balance between my studio & personal life seems almost impossible.  Between registration, recital & end ...

The Recital Is Over … Now What?

Having a studio recital is a lot of work.  And, it’s completely worth it.  But, you may be thinking, “The recital is over … now ...

The Best Type of Recital to Host in Your Studio

What is the best type of recital to host in your studio?  You may be tempted to think that this is limited to the venue ...

Help! My Student Doesn’t Have Their Recital Song Mastered.

It’s that time of year & many studios are working towards one goal.  Making sure students have their recital song mastered.  Or, songs depending on ...

Creative Products For Your Studio

Happy Halloween Digital Escape Rooms!

Your students will learn about musical rhythm & lyrics through these Halloween digital escape rooms in this 3-part series of music labs! These music labs ...

Private Consultation

A private consultation ensures you get ideas & systems that are tailored for you & your studio. Balance for your life.  Creativity for your studio. ...

Travel Through Time: Music Labs

Your students will learn music history through digital escape rooms in this series of music labs! You can choose to have your entire year covered ...

Travel Through Time: Women in Music

Explore the women in music throughout time through digital escape rooms in this series of music labs! What this looks like These music labs include: ...

5 Ways: Recital Prep Activities

“I forgot to practice my recital song.”  The words every teacher dreads to hear.  Banish recital practice woes with “5 Ways: Recital Prep”!  Students choose ...

5 Ways – Piano Practice Strategies

Does practice feel like a chore?  Or, perhaps you want your students to build a set of piano practice strategies to use during the week? ...

Repertoire Databases

Forget about searching your entire repertoire library for the perfect song that will help your student master a concept!  Regardless of what your student needs ...

If You Can Sing Chords, You Can Play Chords

Get your students saying, “If I can sing it, I can play it!” with these short, sequential chord warm-ups.  Starting with the basics & working ...

Jazzed About Spring

Are you jazzed about Spring?  I am & so were my students!  Explore the men & women of jazz through digital escape rooms.  In addition, ...

Lullaby of the Snow Fairies

This soothing, lyrical piece embraces a peaceful moment outside of time.  “Lullaby of the Snow Fairies” takes your student (& you) to a moment when ...

Gizmo: A Quirky Bird

Do you have a bird lover in your studio? Gizmo: A Quirky Bird is a collection of 5 improvisation & rote pieces for your students ...

Repertoire Database Levels 1 and 2 (Bundle)

Teaching early elementary students can be a breeze.  Especially when the right songs are at your fingertips!  Ensure you always pick the right song with ...

Repertoire Database Level 2

Having a repertoire database means less prep time & more choice for students.  “Repertoire Database Level 2” has almost 500 songs listed! An early elementary ...

Repertoire Database Level 1B

Ensuring students get enough exposure to new concepts is a big part of our job as teachers.  But, physically searching an entire library takes time.  ...

Repertoire Database Level 1 (bundle)

When teaching beginners, there are a LOT of concepts to cover.  But, that doesn’t mean students shouldn’t get choice in their repertoire.  The “Repertoire Database ...

Repertoire Database: Level 1A

We know students need practice to master new concepts.  But, physically searching your entire library takes time.  Regardless of what your student needs extra practice ...

Sam’s Life (rote pieces)

Do you have a cat lover in your studio? Sam’s Life is a collection of 5 rote pieces for your students that LOVE ‘house’ cats.  ...

Rhythm Warm-Ups That Get Students Off the Bench

Are you looking for rhythm warm-ups that target exactly what students struggle with while bridging the gap between rhythm exercises & actually creating music? (more…)

Music Around the World!

Get ready to travel the world … in lab time!  These digital labs cover music around the world. All while giving students choice as they ...

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March 19, 2021