7-Figure Music School Podcast

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


Our top episodes

EP26 - Building a Side-Business in Your Music School (w. Dave Simon)

Have you noticed just how many more products are available to music schools now? The number of software products, coaches, and programs to license have exploded in number over the past few years. That’s because many studio owners are waking up to the fact that they might have ideas, curriculum, or expertise that could be helpful to other school owners.

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EP27 - Remaining Rational During Tough Economic Times

Many say a recession is coming… And we are currently living in inflationary times. How should a music school owner respond?

EP25 - Training World-Class Teachers (w. Alyssa O'Toole)

Earlier this year, Nate and I recorded a number of podcast episodes about hiring teachers. Today, we dive into a topic that school owners ask… How do you train your teachers?

EP28 - Ask an Attorney: Teachers Stealing Students and Non-Competes (w. Stephanie Maris)

Non-compete agreements are an often misunderstood topic in our industry… So, Nate and I brought an attorney on the show to do a little “myth-busting.” The result was a nuanced episode that both music school owners AND music teachers need to hear.

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).