Each year in May I love to help make holidays like May Day and Mother’s Day special! There are many other spring celebrations this month as well. You can engage your learners and surprise your studio parents with this easy craft! Even better; once you have the necessary supplies, you can use these resources for […]
Create a HOME RUN Baseball Theme Violin Lesson for your studio!
It’s spring in my studio and that means I see a LOT of students attending lessons in baseball gear and baseball jerseys. You can create a no-prep Baseball Theme Violin Lesson That’s sure to be a HOME RUN with your students! Why create theme lessons? Your learners will be excited to attend lessons that […]
New-ONLY Classical Music App from Apple Music
Like many classical musicians, I’ve spent way too much of my life trying to find the correct piece of classical music on apple music. I love to make a playlist for each of my symphony concerts so I can listen to the music by simply asking Siri to start my playlist. Unfortunately I am usually […]
Secrets to a Successful Piano or Violin Studio: Retention-but how?
I have a very large and very successful piano and violin studio. I’m the only teacher in my studio and I don’t teach in groups (I do have additional group lessons for my private students. I previously taught groups and prefer private lessons) It IS possible to have a large successful studio without having independent […]
Ring in the New Year with Auld Lang Syne
I love the start of each new year; new resolutions that are unbroken and a new calendar with clean crisp pages. When I get around to taking down my holiday decorations my house even looks new again. My piano and violin students are never keen on embracing the new year in the same way. Those […]
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