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Music Studio Startup: Helping music teachers thrive as entrepreneurs

Aug 29, 2018

Andrea Yahr, accountant and tax preparer, explains the different business structures (sole-proprietorship, LLC, S-Corp, C-Corp) music teachers can choose from, and when different structures might make sense.

She also clear up some often misunderstood information around self-employment taxes and shares loads of...

Aug 22, 2018

Aaron Garner is a piano teacher and champion for innovation in music education. Like other teachers I’ve interviewed, Aaron’s business idea came from an inefficiency he noticed in his piano studio. The solution he came up with led him to raise $600k in capital and start a software company called Piano Marvel.


Aug 15, 2018

Joanne Haroutounian is a piano pedagogy professor at George Mason University and founder of MusicLink Foundation, a non-profit organization which creates opportunities for eager students to participate in music lessons, despite financial disadvantages.

In this episode, Joanne and I discuss the components of MusicLink,...