No Practice Required

No Practice Required

Posted on May 2, 2019 in Featured, Piano Camp, Planning

This post includes the original post at www.missdorla.com Week by week. Year after year. Students arrive at their piano lesson without practicing their assigned pieces. Week by week. Year after year. Piano teachers try to find ways to entice students to practice. Piano students are “let go” from piano studios because they do not practice. […]

Total Fiasco?

Total Fiasco?

Posted on Apr 24, 2019 in Featured, Logistics, Piano Camp, Planning, think

Last year I had “the best idea ever” as I planned for summer piano classes. I had heard a great motivating podcast, I contacted the right people, I bought all the equipment, I created a buzz, I thought I did all the right things. I just failed to ask the parents and students what they […]

Thinking About Piano Camp?

Thinking About Piano Camp?

Posted on Apr 17, 2019 in Logistics, Piano Camp, Planning

If this is your first time planning Piano Camp you might be overwhelmed at this very moment. So why not take a few minutes and answer the following questions? WHY are you offering a piano camp? You and only you can answer this question. Is it a financial move? Are you bored? Is it because […]

Marketing  Your Piano Camp

Marketing Your Piano Camp

Posted on Apr 10, 2019 in Piano Camp, Planning, think

Let me be honest with you. I struggle with marketing. It’s one of the parts of owning a business that makes me cringe. I have soooo many mental blocks when it comes to talking about my awesome piano studio*. It is just ridiculous. But I am willing to learn and change my way of thinking. […]

Musical S.T.E.M. FAQ

Musical S.T.E.M. FAQ

Posted on Mar 21, 2019 in Featured, Methods, Piano Camp

Musical S.T.E.M. is now available! Are you wondering if it’s for your students? Do you have questions about it? Anytime a new piano curriculum appears we wonder if we should spend our hard earned money on “trying it out”. In order to help you get to know this resource a little better, I created a […]