Adjusting Our Thinking About Lesson Fees

What are our fees, anyway?

Here's what we should be thinking: our lesson fees are tuition.

Here's what we should -not- be thinking: We need to know what we think our fees are before we are able to project the correct image to those who purchase music instruction. If we consider our fees only recompense for hourly labor, our clients will consider us as hourly employees and treat us accordingly.

Tuition!! Please!

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