The great thing about having your own business, is that you get to pick your own schedule! You don’t have to work 9-5 if you don’t want to. Most of my teaching happens between 3:30-6:30pm. And it doesn’t have to be every single day either. Making it something super simple you can add into your life like a side hustle before you make the big jump to having private music teaching becoming your everyday, or every few days job.
Maximizing Your Schedule: If you are just starting and want to add in a few lessons in the week, take time to look at your calendar and see where you can teach. AIM for back to back lessons. You could fit 4 students in a 2 hour block teaching 30 minute lessons.
Make it a goal to have __ amount of students by __. And get your name out there. When potential students inquire, you already have your lesson times scheduled and then it’s a first come first serve. As you fill up you can apply the same strategy to fill up another day, then another day and so forth.
Now that you have students, The next step would be to start putting together your Music Studio Policy Contract! Not sure where to start? Check out our Private Music Lesson and Studio Policy Template with a step by step tutorial video on customizing it to fit your studio’s needs!