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Meet the Entrepreneur: Artina McCain (Open Access)

Meet the musicians’ advocate—Artina McCain! She has built a successful career that defies a traditional linear path. Her diversified career portfolio includes performing, teaching, arts administration, recording, speaking, repertoire expansion, and advocating for musicians’ wellness. In this video, Artina McCain reflects on her career path and current projects, sharing insights on key experiences and the entrepreneurial mindset that guided her to where she is now. One piece of advice that she would offer to emerging entrepreneurs is to embrace finding a mentor.

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Meet the Entrepreneur: Josh Wright (Open Access)

Josh Wright is the recipient of MTNA’s 2023 Stecher and Horowitz Power of Innovation Award, a national award given to an individual who displays innovation and entrepreneurship in the field of music. His work in the field of online music teaching and performance has reached over 185,000 subscribers and 20 million views. For this short video, Wright was asked to describe his current projects/career while sharing key steps that guided him and advice that he would give to others hoping to follow a similar path.

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Meet the Entrepreneur: Cody Goetz Do’s and Don’ts of Starting a Non-Profit (Open Access)

Ever thought about starting or leading a nonprofit? Learn some Do’s and Don’ts about nonprofit leadership and management from an experienced nonprofit professional.

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Meet the Entrepreneur: Debra Perez How I Built a Thriving Business Around Teaching Adults to Play Piano (Open Access)

There are more adults who want to play the piano than we can imagine. Hear how Debra used this realization to start and grow a meaningful business that has helped thousands of adults learn to play the piano.

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Entrepreneurship

Everything I Know About Leadership I Learned in Pedagogy Class

We are all leaders. We guide students in every lesson. We lead studios and classrooms. As entrepreneurs, we steer small businesses and navigate careers. As colleagues, we collaborate and share insights to lead the profession. …

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Re-Imagining the Creative Process

We all seek innovation—for our studio, our association, the profession. How do we develop a fertile environment for the most creative ideas to emerge?. …

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