The short answer is yes. You most definitely do need a music studio website. It’s a brand new world out there. These days, if you don’t have a significant internet presence, then well, it’s almost like you don’t exist. A website is the new business card. When did you last see a business card? It’s […]
What Do I Really Need in My Violin Studio?
A Minimalist Guide to Equipping Your Violin Studio… by McKenzie Clawson I’m a minimalist. Did you hear that faint sound in the distance? Yup, that was my husband laughing. Okay, okay, I’m not a minimalist, but I want to stop being a packrat. I like the idea of a streamlined, organized studio. This summer I […]
How to Plan and Prepare for an Incredible Music Studio Recital
I have a confession to make, and I’m a little bit embarrassed to tell you. The reason I’m so obsessed with checklists and organization and productivity and what-have-you, is because…well…I’m not super organized. In fact, I think my signature style is flying by the seat of my pants and hoping for the best. I know. […]
How to Make Your Violin Teaching Schedule
Keep Your Sanity (and Your Students) I don’t know about you, but scheduling my students is sometimes an absolute nightmare. Everyone has a billion commitments, and I am so fussy about my hours. I make a new schedule every fall and summer because, well, hmm…I’m starting to wonder why I do that… Right now, my […]
Are You Using this Free Music Teaching Business Tool?
How to Use Evernote to Streamline your Music Teaching Business and Become Hyper-Productive… It seems like everyone is using Evernote, but what’s the big deal? Why are there so many blog posts and podcasts about a simple note-taking app? I’ve been a long time Evernote user, but only recently have I really explored its true […]
How to Set Yourself Up for an Awesome Lesson
My Before Lesson Routine Over the last year I have been incorporating routines to keep our household running smoothly. The simple act of unloading the dishwasher first thing every morning makes the whole day so much nicer. I quickly complete a quick list of cleaning and laundry tasks each morning and evening, which sets me up […]
How to Boost Your Practice Time Productivity
Use this simple tool to keep yourself accountable and motivated to get things done! Image Credit Sometimes I have a hard time concentrating when I practice. A really hard time. I generally have issues concentrating, and those are exacerbated when I sit down to practice violin efficiently. (It truly is a miracle I’ve made it […]