Creating Your Music Studio Policy

Creating Your Music Studio Policy

The studio policy is easily the most important document in any music studio. This document manages expectations, sets boundaries, and helps a private music instructor control their environment. If you are a music teacher without a policy, or maybe you haven’t updated...
Parent Engagement in Music Lessons

Parent Engagement in Music Lessons

Parent engagement is critical for a music student’s success. There is a reason why a parent has chosen to send their child to you to learn music. To keep the child and parent invested in whatever reason that was, it is necessary to completely engage the parent in...
Teaching Strange “Tuplet” Rhythms

Teaching Strange “Tuplet” Rhythms

Rhythm. It is one of my favorite parts of music because unlike technique, phrasing, style, and programming, there is a right and wrong answer, a black and white. Rhythm is not a matter of opinion: it is either correct or incorrect. I like having a definite something...