For students: to make learning music easier through initiating great student/teacher connections. When these relationships are strong they produce untold benefits to students with regard to self-expression, confidence and communication. They are also the quiet platform from which beauty, inspiration and even genius can blossom.
For teachers: to support you to do what you love and maintain a successful teaching business of your own. To take away as many of the admin and marketing headaches as possible. To allow you to teach in your own way, set your own rates and to be your own boss.
How does this apply to you practically?
When we initially created Stars & Catz, we wanted to structure our financial arrangement with teachers so that it was in line with the above ideals. Continue reading to find out which traditional structures we threw out the window, and where our ‘win-win’ brainstorming ultimately led us.