350: Simplify and Streamline with Jess Homewood from Not Your Mother’s Piano Studio

In today’s show, we’re having a chat with Jess Homewood, the creative genius behind Not Your Mother’s Piano Studio. Jess, a dedicated private piano studio owner and resource curator, brings a fresh perspective to the world of piano education. She’s the mastermind behind the No Printout Playbook Volumes 1 & 2, offering piano educators innovative and minimal prep games for at-home learning. Join us as we delve into Jess’s inspiring journey, her creative teaching methods, and her insights on teacher burnout. But first, let’s learn a bit more about her studio’s name and her unique approach to music education!

  • Jess shared the name of her studio to the listeners with a backstory behind the name.
  • She shared a brief overview of her music studio.
  • Transitioning to group teaching to foster social connections among her students.
  • Jess encourages teachers in creating games using everyday objects found in their homes as it fosters resourcefulness and creativity.
  • She shared some examples of these games that are both engaging for both teachers and students.
  • The main factors contributing to teacher burnout.
  • Suggestions and ideas for other teachers to make additional income in their studio

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Jess Homewood is a private piano studio owner and resource curator. She’s the creative mind behind THE NO PRINTOUT PLAYBOOK Volumes 1 & 2, offering minimal prep piano games for at-home learning. Balancing studio ownership and motherhood, Jess inspires piano educators to regain time, family balance, and passion for their music careers. She has been featured on The Dynamic Piano Teaching Podcast and Musicnotes and has professional collaborations with Successful Group Lessons and The Cascade Method. Explore her resource library at Not Your Mother’s  Piano Studio and @notyourmotherspianostudio on Facebook and Instagram.

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