The Savvy Music Teacher is a new book just out this month, offering a comprehensive look at what goes into making a decent living as a music teacher. The goal of the book is to provide a strategy for making a positive impact on your community and translating that into a good income for yourself. The book includes detailed discussions about music teaching options, a variety of income streams, financial explanations and strategies, and stories about successful experiences from over 150 savvy music teachers.
Author David Cutler, the Director of Music Entrepreneurship at the University of South Carolina, starts by asking the readers to become aware of their own teaching formulas and priorities, while highlighting numerous ways to freshen or rethink methods and content. For many teachers, this discussion might inspire some new ideas about how to match teaching approaches and formats with their personal interests and style.
A review of Cutler’s previous book, The Savvy Musician, can be found in an earlier Music Teachers’ Helper blog post at this link.
Read on, and enjoy an overview of the book, as well as a look at the book’s companion website…