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Have you ever thought about playing for weddings? Becoming a wedding pianist can be a great complementary income for piano teachers and a fantastic way to perform and keep up your playing chops as well as explore new music.
Liz Craig has combined teaching with being a wedding pianist with great success and it now makes up about 60% of her income. Learn from Liz’s mistakes, experiences and awesome organisational skills in this episode.
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In this episode, you’ll learn
- How Liz got into playing for weddings
- How engaged couples find her through her site
- Why she enjoys playing in this setting
- How she plans what to play at the ceremony
- How to prepare special requests quickly
- Organisation tips for booking events
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Have you played for any weddings?
What did you like and dislike about it? Is this an area that you’d like to get into more?