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Learning to Play By Ear

A parent asked me tonight “when will my daughter be able to hear a song, and just know how to play it with all the chords and in the right key?” I was unsure how to answer this, so of course I told the truth,…

Webinar Series: 07/18/2018 – Piano – Music & the New Case for Creativity

The Introductory Session has always been a successful marketing tool for Simply Music teachers. However, we live in a different world now than when the FIS was first created. We now have the opportunity to share how learning with the Simply Music method can equip…

Testimonial video: to use or not to use?

I’m still going through my TTMs so I can start doing FIS’s but I’m running into an issue I’m not quite sure how to solve: The FIS requires playing the testimonial video, but our TV is in the living room and I’m going to be…

Discussing tuition at initial phone call

I am just going to start to get the word out about teaching Simply Music, and then I will have an introductory session. My question is, what if people call and want to know how much it costs? Do you tell them the cost, or…

Bringing potential students to FIS

I’m having an FIS tomorrow with a few parents and they asked if they should bring their potential students with them. I said yes, but I’m wondering what you all do. I thought it would be good for the kids to hear, but maybe it…

Value of group vs private lessons

I am starting to get a few inquiries for piano lessons, but I have a hard time expressing the value found in group lessons versus private ones. I know what they are, but I get flustered when that call comes in and I lose my…

Questions about how to run an FIS

FIS questions: I still haven’t had my first one, but I’m working on preparing for it. I’m more nervous about trying to effectively explain the Simply Music program than I am to actually teach with it. I’m wondering if most of you do them for…

Trial Lesson

I have a parent inquiring about lessons and asking to do one trial lesson. I think having her do the 4-song workshop or a 3-month trial is a better idea. What do you think? I would say “Yes” and just do a free introductory session…