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Wild West of Marketing: Marie’s MTNA...

Aren’t we always looking for tips that help us figure out how to find students and build a successful studio? In her third report from her quick trip to MTNA’s 2016 conference in San Antonio (find the others here), Marie Lee shares...

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Time for Three Concert: Marie’s MTNA...

It’s been like Christmas around here as I unpack Marie Lee’s reports from the MTNA 2016 conference in San Antonio. All of them come full of information and pleasant surprises. This time she’s back with a rousing post about the...

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Yamaha’s P255 Digital Piano:...

Are wondering which digital piano will fit your needs? Are you looking to add your first digital piano to your studio? Are you hoping to add an additional digital piano to your studio? Have you noticed the “buzz” around teaching...

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Win a Scholarship and Join Me at Savvy in...

The Savvy Musician in Action Have you heard of it before? It’s an immersive, experiential week-long workshop designed to help artists and increase income and impact.  The entrepreneurship workshop is brought to you by cutting...

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How to Move Your Studio Off the Bench (Part...

Have you been thinking about adding group instruction, summer camps, Off Bench time–anything different from what you have offered in the past in your studio? If so, you MUST read this second post in a series of two written by Daniel...

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3 Business Secrets That Will Make Your...

There’s a paradigm shift in the world of piano teaching. Do you sense it? It seems the status quo isn’t quite cutting it anymore.  Jennifer Foxx just released an excellent resource on how to manage and hold summer camps as a...

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Try to Beat these Eggceptional Games!

Thank you (really, I mean it!) for reading my ideas here at 88pianokeys.me and for signing up for my newsletter that usually comes once or twice a month featuring ideas and resources not always found on the blog. Some of you have expressed...

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How to Make More AND Teach Less this Summer

Summer will be here before you know it. This is unfortunate timing because just when it feels like you can’t pack anymore into your extremely tight schedule with spring recitals and festivals, it’s now time to think AND plan ahead...

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How to Teach Technique, Timing and Theory...

The pressure As teachers, we feel pressure to successfully teach our students to play with a steady pulse learn a scale with proper fingering and hand position comprehend theory by showing proficiency in tests and exams. And, all of this...