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Music Lessons and Marketing

Mar 28, 2019

In 2009 my music studio was in more trouble then I wanted to admit. The recession was doing a number on my school. Mom and Dads lost jobs. Panic was in the air.

$200 a month for your 16 year old to play in a rock band just wasn't going to happen. Teenagers will pulled and were instructed to put their own garage...

Mar 21, 2019


In this weeks show Mike Grande (Rock Out Loud) sits down with this father, Salvatore Grande, to share some amazing stories about perseverance and the American dream.

Need a little pick me up today? A little inspiration? A little hope? You never know how close you really are to smooth sailing waters. You...

Mar 18, 2019

"Why should I lean how to ready music? I can just learn this from YouTube. Will I ever use this in life?" A great question I've been asked my some of my students. How would you answer this? 

In the book "Made to Stick" Dan and Chip Heath explore a similar question "Why should I learn algebra? When in life will I ever...

Mar 14, 2019

Remember how you felt in 7th grade when a photo of you was featured in your middle school bulletin? Remember how you felt in when your name was listed with 30 other kids in the community news paper? Perhaps you felt like Steve Martin in the Jerk when he read his name in the phone book

Any type of public...

Mar 7, 2019

I made a list of local service oriented industries and looked at their websites to see what I could learn. I choose 5 industries; music education, dance, martial arts, coffee shops and restaurants. I looked up 5-10 different local business in each category.  I then arranged them from best to worst in terms of design and...