Valuable "Extras" You Can Give Your Students


by John M. Zeigler, Ph.D.
Rio Rancho, NM USA


ne common thread in the thousands of e-mails I've exchanged with piano teachers over the last nine years is teachers wanting to know what "extras" that they can provide to help motivate their students, make their studio more attractive to the best students and differentiate themselves from other teachers. Such extras can usually be done for little or no cost, other than time, and may be used to help justify a higher lesson fee, build studio numbers or just give the teacher a sense that he/she is doing his very best for the studio clients. While not every teacher will want to use every one of these ideas, I hope that teachers will find some of them useful directly or as a stimulus for other ideas. In no particular order, here are some ideas for adding extra value to your lessons:




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