Teacher Tidy Up… Keeping the Piano Studio Sane

Last month I announced that I would be sharing one organizing tip each month. I am one of those people who enjoy being organized, but am constantly working on aligning my habits to get there. The truth of the matter? The more organized I am as a teacher, everyone benefits. I am calmer and more …

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Encouraging a Musical Home Environment

How often do you have a parent accompany a new student and announce that they’ve never played an instrument? If your studio is anything like mine, this happens all the time. How often do you request a parent get involved in their child’s practice – only to be met with shrugs and looks of helplessness. …

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