Studio Management

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Avoiding Weekend Lessons

Has anyone ever been through this…….. I don’t want to work weekends anymore. So I have to shift some students to midweek. I know I can make it work, but that means someone who already has a midweek spot, has to move to a later…

Google Hangouts for Online Lessons

Just curious, but has anyone done an online lesson using Google Hangouts? I used to… so I know it fairly well if you have questions. But I like Zoom better mainly because it is a more common platform so less to get the students comfortable…

Online Recital Resource

For those of you still planning your piano parties/recitals, another resource for you… https://www.pianowithlauren.com/how-to-create-a-virtual-piano-recital-on-youtube/ Original discussion started June 5, 2020

Online Piano Party

Recently, one of our longstanding teachers, Maureen Karpan, held an Online ‘Piano Party’. She had many of her students (and family members) attend. I contacted Maureen and asked if we could record a Zoom call and have her share about how she set it all…

Lesson Bomb Surprise

Lesson bombs with Neil – has anyone told your students ahead of time rather than having it be a surprise? Would that be OK to do? Or perhaps telling them there will be a surprise guest and to choose a short piece or a 20-second…

Pop Up Lesson and Lesson Bomb

An idea that might be helpful, especially to those teachers in the southern hemisphere wanting to schedule a lesson bomb with Neil: I invited students to a Pop Up Piano Lesson. This was a time outside of anybody’s regular lesson time. I scheduled a lesson…

Drop-In / Office Hours

I wonder if anybody is offering an extra “drop in hour” for extra support to students? I was thinking, perhaps 10 minute time slots. I believe I heard reference to this on one of the recent calls with Neil and thought it was a great…