Music teachers are often trained in teaching techniques and have a mastery of their instrument and its repertoire. But they are less often trained in running a business, which is an essential part of being an independent music teacher. Noreen Wenjen is a strong example of a teacher who has embraced the entrepreneurial aspect of running a music studio, which means taking a serious look at your studio's finances, value and reputation. Making sure you are being compensated for the skills you bring as a teacher and the impact you make in your students' lives is a continuing process. Noreen is here today to share what she's learned about this process through her own years of building a studio.Noreen Wenjen is a nationally recognized piano teacher and author of Two-Year Wait List: An Entrepreneurial Guide for Music Teachers, and Online courses: Entrepreneurial Crash Course for Music Teachers, and The Ultimate Studio Policy for Music Teachers. She is Past-President for CAPMT.org, MTNA SW-Div-Director-Elect and Torrance Business-Person of the Year! Wenjen Piano Studios was voted Best Music Studio by the Daily Breeze/The Beach Reporter newspapers’ South Bay’s Best 2021!