Future and current independent private music educators will find this book an invaluable resources for establishing and maintaining a private music studio. Private music instructors will learn what they should expect professionaly, personally, and financially from their independent music instruction business. Until now, no single resource has existed that fully explains how to run this type of business successfully.
This book presents all aspects of private music instruction through an easy-to-read, concise, and engaging instructional format. Following the sound advice presented will help to greatly alleviate the problems that all beginning independent instructors face by specifically mapping out chronological steps for establishing and maintaining a private instruction music business.
The field of private music education has been inundated by less-than-professional individuals who have made it difficult for legitimate, qualified instructors. The Private Music Instruction Manual shares years of information and experiences in the hope of legitimizing the field of private music instruction.
In a world where there is decreasing priority and structure in public music education, private music instructors become increasingly important to prepare the next generation of musicians. No matter the size of your private music instruction business, the advice presented in The Private Music Instruction Manual will help to improve any private music business.
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With The Private Music Instruction Manual; A Guide For The Independent Music Educator, author Rebecca Osborn draws upon her many years of experience and expertise as an adjunct college music professor and owner of three private music studies to write an informed and informative guidebook specifically for musicians and music instructors who want to teach students in a profitable private practice but are not familiar with or knowledgeable about setting up a music instruction business enterprise. Rebecca Osborne provides a wealth of invaluable, professional, effectively organized and presented instructions on establishing and maintaining a music teaching business and shows what to expect professional, personally, and financially from independent music instruction. If you want to make money teaching other how to play any kind of music instrument, then you need to give a careful (and profitable!) reading to Rebecca Osborn's The Private Music Instruction Manual!
Becky is a lifelong music educator with degrees from Butler University, Jordan College of Fine Arts and Valparaiso University. Seventeen years of teaching experiences in the public school system served to heighten her awareness of the need for quality private music instruction, and in 1995 she created the Music of Oz Studios. She is the founder and director of the Kankakee Valley Community Chorus, serves as an adjunct professor at Purdue University North Central, and is a frequest lecturer and ajudicator. Becky and her husband Greg have two children, Scott and Kelsey.