7-Figure Music School Podcast

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


Our top episodes

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!

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EP2 - The Framework to Build a 7-Figure Music School

In this episode, Nate shares a very simple framework that his business mentor taught him: The Four Buckets of Business. It helped Nate grow from 50 students to over 1,000 enrolled families. It’s no exaggeration to say that the “buckets” could help any school owner to scale their business up.

EP3 - Are You Just Selling Time in Your Music School?

Are you just selling time in your studio? How do your studio families know they can trust you? Nate and Daniel talk about how to build trust and communication starting at the ground level… and how to implement their strategies into your own studio.

EP4 - How to Build an Amazing Team of Teachers

We're exploring 3 systems that every school owner should immediately implement in their school. One that will ensure that your teachers feel valued. Implement these habits, and you’ll see greater community in your team and better retention in your school.

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).