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Music Studio Startup: Helping music teachers thrive as entrepreneurs

Sep 30, 2020

Today I’m talking to the owner of a music school in the Boston area who started by teaching guitar out of her spare bedroom and now has a school with three commercial locations and a staff of over 30 teachers serving more than 500 students.


We talk a lot about finances in the conversation. More specifically, how...

Sep 23, 2020

Today I’m talking to the owner of a studio that has only been open for a couple of months! I know a lot of my listeners are in the early stages of starting their businesses so hopefully this provides some encouragement. Although we’re recording during the pandemic, which presents its own special set of challenges,...

Sep 16, 2020

Today I’m talking to the owner of a boutique voice studio about how she rebranded her studio to make it more about her students and less about her. You’ll hear all about how she introduced the new brand, how it was received by studio parents, and how her students have taken ownership of the studio community, to the...

Sep 9, 2020

Today’s guest is both a music teacher (drummer!) and counselor. Johnny Hunter, talks about how we can make our studios safe spaces for students going through hard things and also how to handle situations where we might notice behavior or have a conversation with a student that is concerning.

Full transcript and show...

Sep 2, 2020

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