145 – Erin Parkes on Managing a Non-Profit Music Studio

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This week’s episode is a rebroadcast of an episode that released about a year ago. In it we talk about all things non-profit management. My guest, Erin Parkes, founder of the Lotus Centre shares so many insights from her experiences working with a board of directors, crafting effective messaging for different stakeholders, managing a budget, and even dealing with burnout. All while keeping the mission of her organization front and center.

Here’s my conversation with Erin.


Book: Compassionate Music Teaching by Karen Hendricks

MSS Studio Launch Grant Competition

Music Studio Business Building 101

MSS Entrepreneurs Hub + Mastermind

Business Finance for Music Teachers

Connect with Dr. Erin Parkes

Website:  Lotus Centre | Music Education for Students with Exceptionalities 

Facebook: lotuscentremusic

Instagram: lotuscentremusic

Twitter: LotusCentreMus1




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