7-Figure Music School Podcast

Weekly Advice, Strategies, And Tactics to Help Music School Owners Build A Seven-Figure Business


Our top episodes

EP53 - Contractors vs Employees: Does It Even Matter?

Should you hire your teachers as employees or contractors?
Here’s our question: Does it even matter!?!?!? In this episode, we take a very different look at the employee vs contractor debate… And examine why the tactical questions often get in the way of asking deeper questions that could benefit a school owner’s greater mission and purpose… as well as their bottom line!

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EP47 - Efficient Social Media Marketing (w. Sara Campbell)

Everyone “knows” that your music school needs to have a strong social media presence… But, staying consistent and keeping up with trends can feel so draining and time consuming! We invited Sara Campbell on the podcast to talk about creating a powerful social media presence (with special attention given to mid-size and large music schools).

EP33 - 300 Students with Only 2 Teachers (w. Greg Genter)

If I told you it was possible to see 300 piano students per week with just 2 teachers… And, if I told you that some of those students were playing at an elite level… Would you believe me? If these claims seem far-fetched… you are going to want to tune in to this episode of 7-Figure Music School.

EP1 - How Nate Built a 7-Figure Music School With Great Margins

Meet Nate… who grew a school from serving a few dozen families per year to over 1000 families per year at Brooklyn Music Factory. In this episode, Nate reveals the foundational concept that helped him massively scale in one of the toughest markets in the world… New York City!

About Us

Nate Shaw

Co-Founder and CEO, Brooklyn Music Factory

Nate is an entrepreneur, musician and teacher. For more than 25 years he has been bringing his mission of building community through music to the world. Whether it’s playing jazz for the US State Department in Europe, writing music for Oprah, or leading 20 faculty at the school he co-founded in 2009, the Brooklyn Music Factory, Nate is dedicated to inspiring new relationships, and deepening existing ones. 

Daniel Patterson

Founder and CEO, Grow Your Music Studio

As an expert in marketing and communication, Daniel leads Grow Your Music Studio in the pursuit of understanding the studio owners with whom he works, approaching each relationship with curiosity. As of late 2021, Grow Your Music Studio has worked with over 650 studios and the business has generated millions of dollars in additional profits for its clients (across Europe, South America, Australia, the Middle East, Canada, and the United States).