Posts tagged with: "DSME"

The Practice Problem: Part I

Blog Entry - February 22, 2018

The Practice Problem I conducted a survey asking parents three questions pertaining to their attitudes and expectations of music lessons in relation to other enrichment activities (i.e. team sports, karate, and dance). What I learned is that parents judge their child’s success in music with different criteria than all other enrichment activities. What I learned … Continue reading “The Practice Problem: Part I”

How To Make Your School Run On Autopilot

Blog Entry - February 1, 2018

Take Your Hands Off the Wheel How many times have time-sensitive tasks taken you by surprise as the clock keeps ticking and your to-do list keeps growing? How many times have you written an email that you’ve probably written dozens of times before?  Mapping out and defining your systems in a simple bullet points format will revolutionize … Continue reading “How To Make Your School Run On Autopilot”

What Promise Does Your Studio Make

Blog Entry - January 3, 2018

How is your music studio unique? What promise does your school make? What will a child gain by learning at your studio? These are all questions you must answer in your Unique Selling Proposition (USP). Your USP is the guarantee you make to your customers. It is expressed and summarized in your slogan or tagline. … Continue reading “What Promise Does Your Studio Make”

Pre-School Rock: Tim Topham

Blog Entry - November 19, 2017

Never Too Young To Rock Have you ever thought about offering rock bands at your teaching studio? Both studio owners and students can benefit from this type of experience, and the positive introduction it provides to music. But few would think of bringing this to preschool students. Getting the pre-kindergarten set into rock bands might sound like something … Continue reading “Pre-School Rock: Tim Topham”

Kidzrock Concert Tips

Blog Entry - April 21, 2017

Joe Chila and his staff at Rochester School of Music (Rochester, MI) are doing a great job with their Kidzrock concerts. A few points worth noting in this performance. Band Set Up Note how the instructors are behind the band and in the wings with dark lighting. This keeps the attention focused on the students … Continue reading “Kidzrock Concert Tips”