Background Info

* 1. Do you have a degree in music?

* 3. Do you currently teach piano lessons as a substantial portion of your income?

* 4. How many students do you currently teach?

* 5. Did you initially have difficulty reaching your desired studio capacity?

* 6. How many years have you taught piano lessons?

* 7. What is your gender?

* 8. Are you satisfied with your current income generated as an independent music teacher?

* 9. Where do you teach?

* 10. How much time do you spend on average per week on managing your studio (scheduling, managing payments, emails, accounting, marketing, all non-teaching tasks)?

* 11. How long do you intend to continue as a professional piano teacher?

* 12. How satisfied are you with current perceptions of independent piano teachers as professionals?

* 13. Describe any issues/stereotypes that you have dealt with regarding public perception of piano teachers as professionals.