How to teach music online with Teachable

How to teach music online with Teachable

If you’ve always had a passion for teaching music, there’s no need to limit your classes to physical rooms. Learning how to teach music online with Teachable could be the best way to grow your career and skills as a tutor and offer your music lessons to many more kids and adults around the world.

Not sure where to start? Today, let’s break down how to become an online tutor for music with Teachable step-by-step.

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Benefits of teaching music online

There are plenty of big benefits to teaching music online. For example, you can have a much greater number of students by offering your educational services over the Internet as opposed to only those students you can reach in person.

Online teaching is especially great for private music teachers for kids and young adults. Some parents who are averse to the idea of their children being online may likewise have similar feelings about the idea of having their children taught online. While Internet safety for kids is indeed important, an increasing number of parents are also turning to online music tutors to ensure their children get the one-on-one music education they need because of the opportunity that online teaching can provide.

One of these opportunities is that you aren’t necessarily limited to the music learning curriculum you might have to stick to if you were to work for a private or public educational institution, meaning students can get exposed to concepts that fall outside of an official curriculum.

On top of that, you could potentially make a good amount of money teaching music online. According to ZipRecruiter, the average online music teacher earns $75,000 per year or $36 per hour. It’s no stretch to say that online music education is more profitable than it ever has been, in large part due to an increased interest in the subject.

In conjunction with the growing popularity of e-learning platforms, the global market for online music education is expected to reach $9.2 billion by 2030.

So even if you don’t want to teach professionally, this could be one of the most profitable hobbies that make money. The bottom line: if you want to teach music successfully, bringing your classes and one-on-one tutoring sessions to the online sphere makes a lot of sense.

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What’s the best platform to teach music online?

There are plenty of stellar platforms for online teaching, but Teachable is far and away the best overall. As a comprehensive online course platform, Teachable makes it incredibly easy to:

  • Build online music courses
  • Provide private music lessons to your students
  • Send out email marketing newsletters and other marketing materials to potential students
  • Receive payment for your online lessons
  • And more

When it comes to teaching students music online, Teachable is the best platform to use thanks to its comprehensiveness, affordability, and the wide range of resources it offers. You can make a course in no time, plus even integrate other online teaching apps and platforms into Teachable for greater flexibility.

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How to teach music online with Teachable

If you’re not sure how to teach music online with Teachable, don’t worry; it’s easier than you think to build and post stellar music courses for your online students from scratch.

Create music courses with teachable drag-and-drop builder
It all starts with using Teachable drag-and-drop, no-code builder. You don’t need any programming experience whatsoever to build your online school and music courses from start to finish.

On Teachable, you can:

  • Create video content with a webcam and microphone
  • Upload audio content and music samples
  • Make music sheet templates
  • Create music guides
  • And so much more

No matter what your music courses call for, you can make it on Teachable.

Upload your courses

Making your courses is just the start. Then you’ll need to upload them to the Teachable platform.

Fortunately, this is also quick and simple. You can upload your courses one at a time or as complete, multi-step lessons with many components. As time goes on and you acquire more students, Teachable even lets you expand your online school to incorporate as many courses as you like.

You can create and sell one online course for free when you join Teachable. Or you can post up to five courses with a Basic plan. For maximum freedom, post unlimited online music courses with a Pro or Business plan.

Personalize and customize your course offerings

Making your online music courses stand out is easy with Teachable. Once you upload your online classes, you can personalize your courses and elevate your teaching style by adjusting aesthetic elements, adding more multimedia elements, and integrating your courses with third-party platforms such as Zapier, Google Analytics, and more.

Market your courses

Those third-party tools will help you market your Teachable online music courses in no time. MailChimp, for example, can be integrated with your Teachable courses to send out marketing emails to prospective and current students.

When you use Teachable, you can market all of your online course offerings from the same platform, rather than having to make a separate website. Even better, if you have a Pro or Business account, you can take advantage of a customized domain to make it easier for your music students to find you. In time, you can even advertise private music lessons.

Get paid with Teachable’s payment portal

Once your courses are up and your students begin learning, you can get paid through Teachable as well. The Teachable:pay secure payment portal automatically funnels money from your students to your bank account. Plus, it lets you manage your payouts, protects you from fraud, and incorporates global currency conversions, so you can take students from around the world and get paid in your native fiat currency of choice.

As you can see, you can do everything you need to run an online music teaching business or school from Teachable – no other platform is required!

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Wrap up

In the end, teaching music online could be much easier than you think. If you have the skills and experience needed to bring the joys of music to people around the world, why not build some excellent courses on Teachable or look into private, one-on-one lessons? In either case, you could grow your tutoring business in no time at all. Get started today!

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Nahla Davies

Nahla Davies, Nahla Davies is a software developer and tech writer. Before devoting her work full time to technical writing, she managed—among other intriguing things—to serve as a lead programmer at an Inc. 5,000 experiential branding organization whose clients include Samsung, Time Warner, Netflix, and Sony.

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