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How to Organize an Exciting Community Rhythm Cups

How to Organize an Exciting Community Rhythm Cups The possibilities for using Rhythm Cup Explorations are endless and today, I'd like to share how you can do a Community Rhythm Cups event! Even people who have never had any formal musical training can learn and have with Rhythm Cup [...]

Can You Raise Your Piano Lesson Price Too High?

Can You Raise Your Piano Lesson Price Too High? I had an experience about four months ago that made me so upset I couldn’t write about it for months. I knew I was too angry at that time to communicate anything good. But I learned a serious lesson in [...]

Take Advantage of the “Qualified Business Income Deduction” for Piano Teachers

Qualified Income Business Deduction for Piano TeachersI'm excited to tell you about a significant Qualified Income Business Deduction for Piano Teachers. I wish I would have written about sooner than now, but it will be good all the way until 2026 (unless Congress changes it), so it's worth years of [...]

How to Become an Indispensable Piano Teacher

How to Become an Indispensable Piano Teacher In a world where parents are constantly re-evaluating the cost of a recurring service, job security may depend in part on how indispensable we are to our piano students. How do we become an indispensable piano teacher? How do we keep parents [...]

20% off Printed Music Coupon – This is rare!

Though we always put pieces on sale for 3 days when they are first released, we rarely have coupons for music. Part of the reason is that the studio license is such a huge savings already and we are still committed to offering the best price when a studio-licensed [...]

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Make-up Lesson Boundaries – Are you enabling bad behavior?

Click to download a printable copy of this article Make-up Lesson Boundaries - Are you enabling bad behavior? You've heard about the importance of setting boundaries, right? About 10 years ago, that phase, "setting boundaries" was all the rage in counseling. So many books were written about it and [...]

Move Your Business and Piano Studio from Good to Great

Move Your Business and Piano Studio from Good to Great One of the wonderful realities and paradoxes about being a piano teacher in the 21st Century is that a good idea is only one click away. The proliferation of good piano teaching ideas and the increased connectivity that we have [...]

What are the Foundational Reasons for Having Piano Policies?

Piano Policies: 6 Foundational Reasons We Have Them Sometimes it is easy to get in a tizzy about making policy changes when something pushes us to our limit. Conversely, some teachers “set it and forget it,” to the detriment of not making policy changes when needed, or not revising [...]

New Holiday Recital Template 2017! Naturally Elegant!

Add to Cart $7.99 New Holiday Recital Template - Editable! Wouldn't you like to have a holiday recital template that doesn't remind you of the commercialism of Christmas or the holidays? There is no shortage of "clip-arty" images or [...]

Fall Recital Program – The title is even editable!

Add to Cart Fall Recital Program Template - Editable! Would you like to have a fall recital program so professional looking that people who attend ask you where they can buy tickets? That's exactly what happened to one teacher when she used the spring recital program template [...]