CPTP094: The $100,000 Piano Teacher with Kristin Yost

By Tim Topham | Piano Teaching

Jun 30

$100,000 piano teacher

Kristin Yost has always had a keen mind for the business side of piano teaching. As you might know from her book, she became a $100,000 piano teacher – but she didn’t stop there!

She went on to open her own music school, The Centre for Musical Minds, and throughout her journey she has always found ways to stand out. Even in a crowded market, you too can fill your studio fast if you play to your strengths and put plans in place.

Take a listen to today’s podcast where Kristin shares how she has achieved her success and how you can find your unique point of difference for your studio’s brand.

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In this episode, you’ll learn

  • How Kristen got started teaching piano
  • What she did to fill her studio fast
  • The mindset piece of Kristin’s success
  • How to diversify your income as a piano teacher
  • What it takes to open a successful multi-teacher studio
  • How to set yourself apart in a busy market
  • How to automate more of your studio business

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What makes your studio different?

Do you find the business side of teaching is standing in your way? How have you branded your studio to differentiate yourself?

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About the Author

Best-known for his blogging and teaching, Tim is also a well-respected presenter, performer and accompanist based in Melbourne, Australia. You can check him out on Google+, Facebook and Twitter.

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