Category: Piano Studio Business Tips

Tutorials, courses, technology, and other recommendations for piano teacher professional development.

15 Favorite Christmas Gifts for Piano Teachers

Do you draw a blank when friends and family ask, “What do you want for Christmas?” or “Do you have a list of Christmas gifts for piano teachers you could share?” I am here with links and how I use these gifts in my studio. Take making a list off of your list with these 15 tested piano studio tools in every price range. 

3 Spectacular Piano Newsletter Templates That Will Set Your Studio Apart

Want to improve your piano studio communication with parents? Instead of sending them yet another standard email that is just like all the rest, use one of these three amazing, professional, editable piano newsletter templates. Your efforts to stand out will be noticed and your announcements will be read!

3 Easy Ways to Advertise Your Piano Studio Without Using the Internet

Looking for easy ways to advertise and market your piano studio without having to spend one more minute in front of your computer? Try these 3 easy advertising tips to keep your studio enrollment (and your back!) healthy!

Create An Easy DIY Piano Bulletin Board for Your Piano Studio

Is your piano studio in need of some freshening up? Are you looking for an easy piano studio board that will make a statement, even in very small spaces? Do you need the perfect way to welcome your students to lessons? Then you need your own DIY piano bulletin board! In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create your own “Welcome to Piano” bulletin board.

Yes! You CAN Create Your Own Piano Teaching Resources!

You’re wanting to make your own piano teaching resources. But when you really start thinking about it, the thought of creating your own resources makes you feel overwhelmed and apprehensive, right? But I have fantastic news for you: You CAN learn to create your own amazing piano teaching resources, and I can teach you how! Join us in this special Q&A post and get all of your questions answered.

Get Organized with Piano Studio Business and Planning Templates

The Piano Teacher’s Survival Kit has all the studio business and lesson planning templates you need to create your perfect studio. Between the three categories of studio business, lesson planning, and calendars/goals, there are so many uses for this piano studio organizational tool.

How To Create a QR Code for Your Piano Recital Program

I don’t know about you, but I get frustrated printing programs for my recitals only to throw so many away afterward. So this year, I decided to try something different by creating a QR code for a digital piano recital program! This quick and easy tutorial will show you step by step how to create your own QR code so you can easily share a digital version of your piano recital program with your audience.

The Importance of a Quarterly Review for Your Piano Teaching Business

As piano teaching business owners, we spend a lot of time planning ahead. We plan ahead for lessons. We plan ahead for festivals and recitals. We plan ahead to create the ideal piano teaching schedule. But do we ever look back on our businesses to review and reflect on what has already happened? A quarterly review can help you see clearly where you are, where you want to go, and what you need to do to get there in your music business.

The Top 5 Items to Include in Your Piano Studio Policy

A solid piano studio policy can serve as the cornerstone of a professional piano studio. The policy is the one single document where we list all of the “rules and regulations” of our studio, and where we explain not only what is expected of us, but what we expect of our piano students and their parents. Click here to read what a group of professional piano teachers believes are the top 5 things to include in a solid piano policy.

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At MelodyPayne.com, our mission is to provide piano teaching resources, sheet music, and ideas that will help you and your piano students thrive!

Hi! I’m Melody Payne, a pianist and piano teacher, educational resource author, a fun-loving wife to the most wonderful and talented hubby I could ask for, and a lifelong learner who loves to share. I want to make your life as a music teacher easier by writing and sharing helpful and relevant music teaching articles, and by creating educational resources with your very own students in mind. If you are a parent who wants to enroll your child in piano lessons, I’d love for us to get started building those skills that can give your child a lifetime of musical enjoyment!

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