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Duet Sponsors the Expand Online Summit

Register for a FREE conference for music educators who want to expand their online business. May 9-11. Duet is a proud sponsor of the Expand Online Summit.

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Duet Partner May 6, 2022 Inspiration
Podcast: Maximizing Your Worth As A Musician

Dr. Garrett Hope has made several pivots in his life as a musician – from composer to performer to teacher to consultant. And now he’s helping others do the same. In everything he does though, Garrett believes that musicians should craft businesses around their endeavors that efficiently repurpose their artistic output and properly reward them for their value. In our conversation, Dr. Hope offers philosophical convictions for this attitude as well as practical tips on how to achieve the vision he promotes.

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Garrett Hope Apr 27, 2022 Inspiration
CODA: A Testament to the Power of the Music Teacher

What makes CODA particularly meaningful for music teachers is that it is a music teacher who changes Ruby’s life. So many of us in this community have experienced the power of music teachers – either as a student or as a teacher ourself. We know what it feels like to have someone who believes in you and champions you, even when things get tough. Mr. Villalobos is that teacher for Ruby.

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Nicole McCray Apr 18, 2022 Inspiration
7 Things To Do When Applying for a Music Teacher Job

Would you like to vastly increase your odds of success when applying for a job as a music teacher? Follow these 7 tips to qualify for the music teaching job you want.

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Doug Hanvey Apr 11, 2022 Inspiration
Podcast: Strategies for Tax Time Organization

Music teachers are small business owners, which means music teachers pay taxes. To help you get to April 15, tax day in the U.S., Andrea Miller of Music Studio Startup shares her best practices for staying on top of the paperwork and organization needed to make tax time less painful.

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Andrea Miller Apr 4, 2022 Podcasts