show episodes
 
The podcast about all things business for music teachers and studio owners. Learn how to brand, market, and grow your music studio. Hear stories of creative music teachers who are taking on other cool entrepreneurial projects. Get answers to your self-employment questions from experts. Hosted by entrepreneur, business coach, and piano teacher, Andrea Miller.
 
Zealous Musician is a podcast that takes a closer look at the music we love. For season one, we’ll dive into music from post-hardcore and emo bands like Thrice, Underoath, A Day to Remember - Taking Back Sunday, Brand New, and Copeland. Our focus will be on light music theory -- even playing some ourselves -- and rediscovering why we loved these bands so much in the first place.
 
Beyond the Music Lesson is an interview style podcast about learning music, teaching music, and parenting music students. Hosts Abigail Peterson and Christine Goodner share from their own experiences growing up learning music, as teachers, and as parents and each episode also features an interview with an expert to help share useful tips and information with listeners. Listen weekly for inspiration!
 
The Crossing The Break Podcast discusses the nuts and bolts of teaching clarinet at the beginning and intermediate levels. We will cover aspects of playing clarinet including tone, embouchure, hand position, tonguing, technique, range, fingerings, tuning and other clarinet-specific items. These ideas can be applied to beginning clarinet class, beginning band, intermediate or advanced clarinetists, and in an individual or group setting. The host of this podcast is Tamarie Sayger. A 1999 music ...
 
Formerly the Find Your Forte podcast - Step up to the podium with purpose and make the most of your public or private school's choral program with solutions you never saw coming! Join Choir Ninja, Ryan Guth as he brings you weekly interviews with veteran in-the-trenches choral directors on how to manage your choir, teach concepts like sight-singing and group vocal technique, market your program, and help inspire a love of choral music in your students each day.
 
Loading …
show series
 
Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve been talking about fiscal sponsorship as a way of launching a foundation or community-oriented project without having to set up an official non-profit organization. Today we’re shifting gears and I’m interviewing the executive director of a more traditional 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. This foundation has …
 
Thanks to my sponsors this month, Flat for Education. Dr. Frank Buck returns to the show for the kick-off of my mini-series, Productivity Boot Camp! Dr. Frank Buck is a productivity master with a background in band directing and administration. I share my knowledge of Apple products and native third-party apps, and he shares his experience with web…
 
In last week’s episode, we got a great introduction to the concept of fiscal sponsorship from the San Francisco Study Center. Today, I’m talking to a world-renowned bass player, Terry Miller, who has used the fiscal sponsorship model to start a foundation that brings music to kids, both locally and globally. Terry is joined by the head of the board…
 
I often hear from music teachers who have aspirations to start nonprofit organizations or to have a non-profit component of their music schools. Their ideas are noble and awesome, but sometimes they never get very far off the ground because of the complexities that come with starting and maintaining an official tax-exempt organization, or 501(c)3, …
 
Dr. Christopher Cicconi, Assistant Professor of Music Education, and Director of Bands and Orchestra at Towson University, joins the show to talk about selecting meaningful repertoire for your ensemble. We also talk about score study with iPad Pro apps, involving yourself in your music teaching community, and yes, I go on a tangent about my favorit…
 
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 Lauren decided when to bootstrap and…
 
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, we also talk about some classic st…
 
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 point where they’ve even develope…
 
Thanks to my sponsor this month, MusicFirst David MacDonald returns to the show to talk about the hardware and software in our virtual teaching setups. Then we speculate about touchscreen Macs and consider how Apple's recent App Store policies might impact the future of creative professional software on iOS. Topics include: New Zoom features for mu…
 
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 notes at musicstudiostartup.com/…
 
Elementary music educator, Amy Burns, joins the show! We talk about Seesaw, using tech in the elementary general music classroom, and her new book: Using Technology with Elementary Music Approaches!!! Show Notes: Noteflight Soundtrap MusicFirst Seesaw Dr. Barbara Freedman Flipgrid METT Episode #14 with Theresa Hoover Ducassoux Katie Wardrobe | Midn…
 
Theresa Hoover Ducassoux joins the show to talk about technology for teaching band at a distance, productivity methodologies, Google apps for personal and school use, Flipgrid, empowering students, and more... Other topics: Personal productivity systems and apps The Getting Things Done Methodology Teaching band online Being creative with whatever t…
 
John Mlynczak returns to the show to discuss Noteflight's new integration with Sound Check and offers advice to educators about teaching online this fall, and what we can learn from it. Show Notes: Could not find the exact article I read on Zoom fatigue but there are plenty. Here’s one. Noteflight Noteflight Learn SoundCheck Integrates with Notefli…
 
You’ll recognize today’s guest from an episode a few weeks ago about the MusiCARES Volunteer Music Teachers Facebook group. Today Judy Naillon returns to talk about how she began offering recreational group ukulele classes to boost her studio income during the summer and expand her network for private lessons. Anyone who struggles with the summer s…
 
Subscribe to Music Ed Tech Talk: Subscribe to the Blog Subscribe to the Podcast in... Apple Podcasts | Overcast | Castro | Spotify | RSS Meredith Allen, Sales Enablement Manager at Soundtrap, joins the show to talk about using Soundtrap in the music classroom to create music and podcasts, getting acquired by Spotify, and wearing hard pants. Show No…
 
I invited today’s guest to be on the podcast because her studio has a deep sense of focus and alignment that has made her really effective as a teacher and independent studio owner. Every aspect of how she runs her studio points to her core values. It’s a studio that exudes care, connection, and creativity. It didn’t start out that way, though. Tod…
 
Subscribe to Music Ed Tech Talk: Apple Podcasts | Overcast | Castro | Spotify | RSS A swift return to the show from Craig McClellan to talk about all of the things Apple announced at their developer conference this past week and how we see it influencing our work. Show Notes: WWDC 2020 Keynote iPhone New Features - iOS 14 Preview eero WiFi OmniFocu…
 
Earlier this spring I talked about how crises can breed creativity, and today’s episode is an example of that. Today’s interview highlights one teacher’s response to the hardships she was seeing as a result of COVID. Hear how Judy’s desire to help a friend who was sick, potentially with coronavirus, led her to start a group for teachers to support …
 
Today I’m talking to Kathy Rabago, a piano teacher and music school owner, about how she pivoted the in-person camps her teachers had planned into online camps in response to COVID. And in the process, she created passive income generators for her teachers. Kathy shares great insights for anyone thinking about running online camps and also about wh…
 
Robby’s Ellicott Mills Middle School colleague, Ben Denne, joins the show to talk about designing a sequential instrumental music curriculum, and how they track student progress in the FileMaker app. Other topics include: Workflows for producing virtual band/orchestra videos The importance of developing audiation in student musicians The strengths …
 
Today I’m interviewing Tara Hall, a teacher whose studio has actually GROWN during the coronavirus lockdowns. Tara enrolled 30 new students (and counting!) in six weeks. And the best part? She didn’t spend a dime doing it. Tara’s story will be encouraging for any teacher whose enrollment has taken a hit in the transition to online lessons and she s…
 
Today I’m talking to a young teacher who’s only been in business for a year and a half, but that hasn’t kept her from having a long-term perspective for the way she positions and builds her business. She talks about the interesting niche she identified for her vocal coaching studio and she offers some great encouragement for teachers who may feel l…
 
Craig returns to talk about automating bedtime routines with Shortcuts, HomeKit automation, automating the Mac, our decision to end The Class Nerd podcast, and more. Show Notes: HomePods at Best Buy Apple HomeKit Robby’s “My Favorite Technology” page - includes all home automation devices and apps he uses at home Wemo Smart Switch Lutron Caseta Sma…
 
In today’s solo episode, I share a framework for thinking about when and how to reopen your studio for in-person lessons during the COVID pandemic. A full transcript and list of resources for this episode can be found at musicstudiostartup.com/Episode042 Don’t forget - applications for the $500 studio launch grant are due this Sunday, May 31. Detai…
 
When we think of graphic design for a music studio, we might first think of logos. That’s definitely a start, but today I’m talking to graphic designer Gillian Miller about how developing a more holistic brand identity can help build a studio. If you’ve ever felt undervalued as a professional or just want to elevate your career, this is definitely …
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2020 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login