The podcast for music teachers who want to thrive as entrepreneurs.

The Music Studio Startup podcast was exactly what I needed to get my private piano teaching business to the next level. […] Andrea tackles it all- providing insightful episodes and resources for the private music studio entrepreneur.

Martina San Diego, Piano Teacher from NYC

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000 – Summer Break Announcement

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, Spotify, or wherever you get podcasts! Summary Hey there! Just a quick pop in to say that I’m taking an early summer break this year. If you can call it a break… I’ll be taking some time off from podcasting to welcome another little human into the world. I’ve already got…
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083 – Alyssa O’Toole on Building a Premier Music Community for Adults

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, Spotify, or wherever you get podcasts! Read the full transcript for this episode here. Summary Today I’m talking to the owner of a high end music school in downtown Boston, that serves mostly adults. In this episode, you’ll hear about how the vision Alyssa had for her school has gradually come…
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081 – Ashley Rescot on Self-Publishing and Student Retention

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, Spotify, or wherever you get podcasts! Read the full transcript for this episode here. Summary We’ve talked about music publishing and app publishing and digital resource publishing on the podcast before, but in this episode we’re talking about something different – fiction publishing! And what does this have to do with…
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080 – Stephanie Smith on Selling Products Through Etsy and Shopify

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, Spotify, or wherever you get podcasts! Read the full transcript for this episode here. Summary Today’s guest is Stephanie Smith of Dynamic Doodle Co.. She’s another “accidental entrepreneur” who was pretty convinced that running a business other than a music studio was not something she’d ever want to do. But when…
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078 – Noa Kageyama on Building Personally Fulfilling Business

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, Spotify, or wherever you get podcasts! Read the full transcript for this episode here. Summary Today’s guest, Noa Kageyama, got an early start as a violinist studying with none other than THE Dr. Suzuki – founder of the Suzuki method. Everything was on track for his performance career when he took…
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077 – Tanuja Gomes on Building a Music School to Deliver Universal Access to Music Education

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, Spotify, or wherever you get podcasts! Read the full transcript for this episode here. Summary Today’s guest, Tanuja Gomes, is a former banker turned entrepreneur and music school owner. Tanuja shares in the interview how she has built an incredible business over the last decade that serves 75,000 students. Along the…
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000 – Spring Break Announcement

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, Spotify, or wherever you get podcasts! Summary I’m taking a spring break from podcasting this week to attend the virtual MTNA conference! If you’re registered for the conference, I gave my presentation “Let the Website Speak: Crafting a More Effective Studio Website” on Sunday, but it’s not too late to view!…
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