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Have you ever thought about teaching music? Are you already a music teacher looking to increase your revenue?

In this episode of The New Music Industry Podcast, I talk to music educator Wendy Brentnall-Wood and tease out insights about student retention, building revenue streams, how to avoid burnout and more.

Podcast Highlights:

  • 00:34 – Introduction
  • 00:55 – Share about your passion
  • 01:58 – From teaching students to teaching teachers
  • 02:42 – Artistically inclined but business deficient
  • 03:13 – Competition in music education
  • 04:11 – Income potential in music education
  • 04:44 – Student retention
  • 07:01 – Value-added services
  • 11:35 – Burnout with music teachers
  • 14:44 – Teaching happens during social hours
  • 15:58 – How can music teachers ensure profitability?
  • 20:01 – Staying focused with your revenue streams
  • 21:19 – How to store ideas
  • 21:39 – The devaluing of music education
  • 27:36 – Paying for quality
  • 30:12 – What is the message you wanted to share through your book?
  • 34:32 – Why did you write a book?
  • 36:12 – What are some of the greatest challenges you’ve encountered?
  • 37:48 – What are some of the greatest victories you’ve experienced?
  • 39:19 – Are there any books or resources that have helped you on your journey?
  • 40:48 – Is there anything else I should have asked?


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David Andrew Wiebe

Founder & CEO at The Music Entrepreneur HQ
Musician, serial entrepreneur, digital nomad and bestselling author. Wiebe has built an extensive career in songwriting, live performance, recording, production work, session playing and music instruction. He helps musicians like you unlock your full potential. If you'd like to be notified whenever the blog is updated, click here to subscribe.
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