If you’re a music teacher, you’ve definitely had the experience of your students not practicing. Have you ever had an experience where your students said they practiced, but they obviously didn’t get any better? Both cases happen far too often. You may have tried everything to get them to practice including stickers, accountability charts, getting […]
If you want to get started teaching music, or you already have a few students and want to start teaching more, you have to learn how to advertise yourself. Teaching music is extremely rewarding, and if you do it right, it can pay your bills too. For a lot of teachers finding enough students to make a living can be the hardest part, but it doesn’t have to be. If you use all of the resources available to you, you can fill your studio in no time.
When I decided to be a musician, I would almost be offended when someone said musicians didn’t make money. It was a defense mechanism because I knew I would need to make money as an adult, but I also needed to play music. There are definitely ways to make a living doing what you love, but you must have the desire and drive to work at them because it may not be quite as easy as getting a full time job somewhere and receiving a steady pay check.