Studio Ensemble Revolution
What you'll learn
- Build community for your private students
- Generate additional teaching income
- Create collaborative experiences for your students
- Grow your program
- How to Integrate Online Instruction
- You should have an existing private music studio or you should be in the process of creating your private music studio in order to benefit from taking this course.
Studio Ensemble Revolution is for ANY music teacher who is searching for a way to launch or expand a studio ensemble program. This online course will explore the following main topics:
Mindset - The mindset YOU MUST HAVE to make any studio ensemble thrive
Organization - Being good at organizing your studio's lessons is one thing but being good at organizing your ensembles is something totally different.
Setting Tuition - How much is too much or too little to charge? Will students not want to do it because there is an extra cost involved? These questions and more are answered.
Expenses - How much money should you spend on sheet music, apps, rehearsal spaces, concert spaces? There are some considerations to follow, and these are explored in this session.
Outsourcing - Sometimes the right answer is to hire someone to help you out.
Making it Happen
Establishing a time slot - Yes, kids are crazy busy, your teaching schedule is packed, and it may seem like you do not have any more time! This session shows you how to make scheduling easy.
Term Structure - Figure out how to assemble a rehearsal schedule to achieve concert goals.
Assigning Parts - Who do I put on what part? How should I balance the ensemble? Find out how in this session.
Running in-person rehearsals - What do you do when kids are noshows or come late? How do you make progress with your ensemble? These questions and more are answered.
Marketing and generating buzz - Learn how to talk to your students and parents about how cool joining the studio ensemble is. There is a specific way to do it, and you will learn in this session.
Growth - Learn how to expand your program and number of ensemble offerings.
Additional Content: Integrating Online Instruction
Communicating with Technology - Learn the correct tools to assist in teaching online and the best apps to integrate into your program. TUTORIALS provided!
Running online rehearsals - Is it even possible? Why yes, it is! You will learn how to run an effective online ensemble rehearsal.
Running HYBRID rehearsals - Yes you read that correctly…we will discuss exactly what this entails.
Live Parasky Flute Studios online rehearsals - Want to see how it is done? We've got you covered. Watch live online rehearsals to see how it works.
Who this course is for:
- Studio Ensemble Revolution is for ANY music teacher who is searching for a way to launch or expand a studio ensemble program.
Mr. Parasky graduated from Boston University with a Master of Music in Music Education and earned an undergraduate degree in Music Performance from Duquesne University. His private flute students have successfully auditioned for various honor ensembles, soloist competitions and workshops at the local, regional, national, and international level. He is an adjunct faculty member at Duquesne University (flute choir), Westminster College (applied flute) and Carnegie Mellon university (applied flute, precollege division).
Dan is a flute choir enthusiast that has conducted honors ensembles at both the Mid-Atlantic Flute Convention and the National Flute Convention. Mr. Parasky is serving as the Convention Flute Choir Coordinator with the National Flute Association from 2021-2025 for their annual conventions and helped launch the first ever NFA Flute Ensemble Festival that was a part of the 2022 convention.