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#050: Is Substitute Music Instruction Right for You?

#050: Is Substitute Music Instruction Right for You?

Teaching can be a major source of income for experienced musicians. The demand for qualified music instructors is on the rise, and the need for substitute teachers is also becoming a greater need.

In this episode of DAWCast: Music Entrepreneurship, David Andrew Wiebe reflects on eight months of substitute teaching and answers the question, "is substitute music instruction right for you?"
Substitute Music Instruction:
If you choose to become a substitute music instructor, you will be stepping into a variety of different situations. Some teachers may be working with a specific method book, while others will be working with another. Some students may be used to a particular way of teaching. Some students may have a lot of commitments outside of lessons.

You as a substitute instructor have to be ready for whatever situations arise. Here are 10 questions you should ask yourself if you are considering getting into subbing:

Do you have prior experience?
Are you adaptive?
Do you have a f