Recital season is in high gear. This is the time of year where school wraps up, and our piano students take the stage to prove to their parents that we do indeed teach them something. As a student, I dreaded recitals. Stage fright is still an issue I deal with today. But I never imagined … Continue reading Surviving Recital Season
Many students who go to college for music don’t really have a life plan. Who are we kidding; many students who go to college for anything don’t have a life plan. But after we graduate, musicians need to make money just like anyone else. So what makes a successful musician? There are so many ways … Continue reading What Makes A Successful Musician?
Are you new to teaching group lessons? If you're nervous about scheduling your first group lesson, you're not alone. I found it to be very intimidating, not only getting all the students together at one time, but keeping them focused on what I wanted them to do. So how do you know if group lessons … Continue reading Are Group Piano Lessons Right For You?
Group lessons are an excellent way to earn some extra income in your piano studio. There are a few different ways to do this, but I’m going to focus on three: Group introductory music classes, group beginner piano lessons for children, and group beginner piano lessons for adults. For each type of group class, I’ll … Continue reading Three Types of Group Piano Programs