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The Entrepreneurial Musician with Andrew Hitz will help you make more money in the music business. Andrew brings his experience of performing in almost 40 countries over the last two decades to conversations with the most successful musical entrepreneurs in the world to provide actionable advice for anyone trying to succeed in today's ever-changing music industry.

Latest Episodes

TEM187: Evolving your organization to increase your impact and being flexible as an entrepreneur - A conversation with David Reynolds, Jr.

TEM187: Evolving your organization to increase your impact and being flexible as an entrepreneur - A conversation with David Reynolds, Jr. David Reynolds Jr. is a music educator in Fairfax County, Virginia and the founder of Vienna Jammers. On Today's Episode of The Entrepreneurial Musician: How the Vienna Jammers got their start Why they needed to officially separate from Fairfax County Public Schools in order to grow the project The decision to form a nonprofit in 2012 and the reasons behind it Acquiring skills to further your mission (whether that is strategic planning for a nonprofit or building your own marimbas!) The importance of keeping a growth mindset as an entrepreneur and an educator The power of the word "yet" The evolution of the Board of Directors and their roll within Vienna Jammers "Every year we get really good at something." Founder's syndrome The future of Vienna Jammers Links: Vienna Jammers Louisville Leopards TEM177: The only morning routine you will ever need (TEM Short) Growth Mindset by Dr. Carol Dweck How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation by Anthony Mancuso Want to help the show? Here's a couple of ways you can do that! 1. Help me get to my next goal of $100 per episode on Patreon by pledging as little as $1 per episode to support the show:https://www.patreon.com/tempodcast. 2. My next iTunes goal is 150 ratings and 75 reviews. Take just a minute toleave a rating and review on iTunesto help me get there. Thank you! And finally, a huge thank you toParker Mouthpiecesfor providing the hosting for TEM. Produced by Andrew Hitz Show notes for all episodes of TEM including topics discussed, links to all books and websites referencedcan be found at: http://www.andrewhitz.com/shownotes

70 MIN5 days ago
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TEM187: Evolving your organization to increase your impact and being flexible as an entrepreneur - A conversation with David Reynolds, Jr.

TEM186: The key is showing up (TEM Short)

TEM186: The key is showing up (TEM Short) The key to doing anything well is simply continuing to show up. On Today's Episode of The Entrepreneurial Musician: The benefits you get when you continue to show up Making a commitment and honoring it Links: TEM134: The Dip by Seth Godin (TEM Book Report) Seth Godin's Blog Want to help the show? Here's a couple of ways you can do that! 1. Help me get to my next goal of $100 per episode on Patreon by pledging as little as $1 per episode to support the show:https://www.patreon.com/tempodcast. 2. My next iTunes goal is 150 ratings and 75 reviews. Take just a minute toleave a rating and review on iTunesto help me get there. Thank you! And finally, a huge thank you toParker Mouthpiecesfor providing the hosting for TEM. Produced by Andrew Hitz Show notes for all episodes of TEM including topics discussed, links to all books and websites referencedcan be found at: http://www.andrewhitz.com/shownotes

8 MIN1 weeks ago
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TEM186: The key is showing up (TEM Short)

Being a published composer while still a middle school student and resisting the expectations of others to blaze your own path - A conversation with composer Tyler S. Grant

TEM185: Being a published composer while still a middle school student and resisting the expectations of others to blaze your own path - A conversation with composer Tyler S. Grant Tyler S. Grant is a composer, conductor and music educator based in Alabama.

58 MIN2 weeks ago
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Being a published composer while still a middle school student and resisting the expectations of others to blaze your own path - A conversation with composer Tyler S. Grant

TEM184: If she could do it, you can too

TEM184: If she could do it, you can too You might not be too busy. It might just be an issue of priorities. An episode inspired by the incredible Toni Morrison. On Today's Episode of The Entrepreneurial Musician: The incredible story of how Toni Morrison didn't get published until she was a 39-year-old single mother The story we frequently tell ourselves (we're too "busy") when it's actually just an issue of priorities Being okay with admitting to yourself that something isn't a top priority Links: Tweet of the Week: Rachel Syme (@rachsyme) Want to help the show? Here's a couple of ways you can do that! 1. Help me get to my next goal of $100 per episode on Patreon by pledging as little as $1 per episode to support the show:https://www.patreon.com/tempodcast. 2. My next iTunes goal is 150 ratings and 75 reviews. Take just a minute toleave a rating and review on iTunesto help me get there. Thank you! And finally, a huge thank you toParker Mouthpiecesfor providing the hosting for TEM. Produced by Andrew Hitz Show notes for all episodes of TEM including topics discussed, links to all books and websites referencedcan be found at: http://www.andrewhitz.com/shownotes

9 MIN3 weeks ago
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TEM184: If she could do it, you can too

Embracing the business elements of music and common mistakes that will tank your career: A conversation with Umphrey's McGee's Joel Cummins

Embracing the business elements of music and common mistakes that will tank your career: A conversation with Umphrey's McGee's Joel Cummins

59 MINAUG 13
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Embracing the business elements of music and common mistakes that will tank your career: A conversation with Umphrey's McGee's Joel Cummins

TEM182: Aligning your priorities and actions for a new year (TEM Short)

TEM182: Aligning your priorities and actions for a new year (TEM Short) For many in the music business, September 1st serves as a reset which is a great time to align our goals and actions. On Today's Episode of The Entrepreneurial Musician: September 1st marks the start of a new academic year as well as a reset for much of the music business, which serves as an opportunity to make sure our priorities and current actions are in alignment An exercise to bring these into alignment A trick to figure out what your priorities really are Why perfect alignment should not be your immediate goal Want to help the show? Here's a couple of ways you can do that! 1. Help me get to my next goal of $100 per episode on Patreon by pledging as little as $1 per episode to support the show:https://www.patreon.com/tempodcast. 2. My next iTunes goal is 150 ratings and 75 reviews. Take just a minute toleave a rating and review on iTunesto help me get there. Thank you! And finally, a huge thank you toParker Mouthpiecesfor providing the hosting for TEM. Produced by Andrew Hitz Show notes for all episodes of TEM including topics discussed, links to all books and websites referencedcan be found at: http://www.andrewhitz.com/shownotes

9 MINAUG 6
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TEM182: Aligning your priorities and actions for a new year (TEM Short)

Owning your own network and turning an idea into a product- A conversation with Truelinked CEO Sune Hjerrild

TEM181: Owning your own network and turning an idea into a product- A conversation with Truelinked CEO Sune Hjerrild Sune Hjerrild is a former professional tenor and the CEO of Truelinked

48 MINJUL 30
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Owning your own network and turning an idea into a product- A conversation with Truelinked CEO Sune Hjerrild

TEM180: The rule of thirds (TEM Short)

TEM180: The rule of thirds (TEM Short) The best advice I've ever received about speaking to an audience. On Today's Episode of The Entrepreneurial Musician: The unintended side effects of catering to the people who are only kind of digging your presentation (spoiler: it waters down the message that is resonating with your true fans) Want to help the show? Here's a couple of ways you can do that! 1. Help me get to my next goal of $100 per episode on Patreon by pledging as little as $1 per episode to support the show:https://www.patreon.com/tempodcast. 2. My next iTunes goal is 150 ratings and 75 reviews. Take just a minute toleave a rating and review on iTunesto help me get there. Thank you! And finally, a huge thank you toParker Mouthpiecesfor providing the hosting for TEM. Produced by Drake Domingue Show notes for all episodes of TEM including topics discussed, links to all books and websites referencedcan be found at: http://www.andrewhitz.com/shownotes

5 MINJUL 23
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TEM180: The rule of thirds (TEM Short)

TEM179: Discovering your own space and finding collaborators who are deeply commited - A conversation with Eunbi Kim

TEM179: Discovering your own space and finding collaborators who are deeply commited - A conversation with Eunbi Kim Eunbi Kim is a pianist, teacher and entrepreneur based in New York City. On Today's Episode of The Entrepreneurial Musician: How Angela Beeching changed her life by teaching her how to find her own space within the music business and the world Eunbi's project Murakami Music and all that went into making it a reality The importance of communication and contracts with people you collaborate with (and why the best time to discuss things like exit strategies is when everyone is getting along) Her textbook email asking me about appearing on TEM Bespoken, a music mentoring organization founded by Eunbi and Gina Izzo The dangers of comparing your real self to someone else's social media self The teacher she had in college who was so abusive that she became overcome with crippling self-doubt and how she came through the performance even stronger Why ego-based fear is so damaging to artists The power of affirming your own good intentions Links: eunbikimmusic.com Murakami Music Bespoken Eunbi's Ted X Talk Eunbi's Facebook Eunbi's Twitter Eunbi's YouTube Eunbi's Instagram Want to help the show? Here's a couple of ways you can do that! 1. Help me get to my next goal of $100 per episode on Patreon by pledging as little as $1 per episode to support the show:https://www.patreon.com/tempodcast. 2. My next iTunes goal is 150 ratings and 75 reviews. Take just a minute toleave a rating and review on iTunesto help me get there. Thank you! And finally, a huge thank you toParker Mouthpiecesfor providing the hosting for TEM. Produced by Drake Domingue Show notes for all episodes of TEM including topics discussed, links to all books and websites referencedcan be found at: http://www.andrewhitz.com/shownotes

58 MINJUL 18
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TEM179: Discovering your own space and finding collaborators who are deeply commited - A conversation with Eunbi Kim

TEM178: Purple Cow by Seth Godin (TEM Book Report)

TEM178: Purple Cow by Seth Godin (TEM Book Report) A Book Report on an all-time classic, Purple Cow by Seth Godin. On Today's Episode of The Entrepreneurial Musician: What is a Purple Cow and how do you make one The best marketing possible is making your product more remarkable In today's over-saturated world, only things that are truly remarkable are not invisible The importance of measuring things (and why anything you measure can be improved) The single most impactful thing I've ever read in a Seth Godin book (no, really!) Links: Purple Cow by Seth Godin 1. Help me get to my next goal of $100 per episode on Patreon by pledging as little as $1 per episode to support the show:https://www.patreon.com/tempodcast. 2. My next iTunes goal is 150 ratings and 75 reviews. Take just a minute toleave a rating and review on iTunesto help me get there. Thank you! And finally, a huge thank you toParker Mouthpiecesfor providing the hosting for TEM. Produced by Drake Domingue Show notes for all episodes of TEM including topics discussed, links to all books and websites referencedcan be found at: http://www.andrewhitz.com/shownotes

31 MINJUN 9
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TEM178: Purple Cow by Seth Godin (TEM Book Report)

Latest Episodes

TEM187: Evolving your organization to increase your impact and being flexible as an entrepreneur - A conversation with David Reynolds, Jr.

TEM187: Evolving your organization to increase your impact and being flexible as an entrepreneur - A conversation with David Reynolds, Jr. David Reynolds Jr. is a music educator in Fairfax County, Virginia and the founder of Vienna Jammers. On Today's Episode of The Entrepreneurial Musician: How the Vienna Jammers got their start Why they needed to officially separate from Fairfax County Public Schools in order to grow the project The decision to form a nonprofit in 2012 and the reasons behind it Acquiring skills to further your mission (whether that is strategic planning for a nonprofit or building your own marimbas!) The importance of keeping a growth mindset as an entrepreneur and an educator The power of the word "yet" The evolution of the Board of Directors and their roll within Vienna Jammers "Every year we get really good at something." Founder's syndrome The future of Vienna Jammers Links: Vienna Jammers Louisville Leopards TEM177: The only morning routine you will ever need (TEM Short) Growth Mindset by Dr. Carol Dweck How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation by Anthony Mancuso Want to help the show? Here's a couple of ways you can do that! 1. Help me get to my next goal of $100 per episode on Patreon by pledging as little as $1 per episode to support the show:https://www.patreon.com/tempodcast. 2. My next iTunes goal is 150 ratings and 75 reviews. Take just a minute toleave a rating and review on iTunesto help me get there. Thank you! And finally, a huge thank you toParker Mouthpiecesfor providing the hosting for TEM. Produced by Andrew Hitz Show notes for all episodes of TEM including topics discussed, links to all books and websites referencedcan be found at: http://www.andrewhitz.com/shownotes

70 MIN5 days ago
Comments
TEM187: Evolving your organization to increase your impact and being flexible as an entrepreneur - A conversation with David Reynolds, Jr.

TEM186: The key is showing up (TEM Short)

TEM186: The key is showing up (TEM Short) The key to doing anything well is simply continuing to show up. On Today's Episode of The Entrepreneurial Musician: The benefits you get when you continue to show up Making a commitment and honoring it Links: TEM134: The Dip by Seth Godin (TEM Book Report) Seth Godin's Blog Want to help the show? Here's a couple of ways you can do that! 1. Help me get to my next goal of $100 per episode on Patreon by pledging as little as $1 per episode to support the show:https://www.patreon.com/tempodcast. 2. My next iTunes goal is 150 ratings and 75 reviews. Take just a minute toleave a rating and review on iTunesto help me get there. Thank you! And finally, a huge thank you toParker Mouthpiecesfor providing the hosting for TEM. Produced by Andrew Hitz Show notes for all episodes of TEM including topics discussed, links to all books and websites referencedcan be found at: http://www.andrewhitz.com/shownotes

8 MIN1 weeks ago
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TEM186: The key is showing up (TEM Short)

Being a published composer while still a middle school student and resisting the expectations of others to blaze your own path - A conversation with composer Tyler S. Grant

TEM185: Being a published composer while still a middle school student and resisting the expectations of others to blaze your own path - A conversation with composer Tyler S. Grant Tyler S. Grant is a composer, conductor and music educator based in Alabama.

58 MIN2 weeks ago
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Being a published composer while still a middle school student and resisting the expectations of others to blaze your own path - A conversation with composer Tyler S. Grant

TEM184: If she could do it, you can too

TEM184: If she could do it, you can too You might not be too busy. It might just be an issue of priorities. An episode inspired by the incredible Toni Morrison. On Today's Episode of The Entrepreneurial Musician: The incredible story of how Toni Morrison didn't get published until she was a 39-year-old single mother The story we frequently tell ourselves (we're too "busy") when it's actually just an issue of priorities Being okay with admitting to yourself that something isn't a top priority Links: Tweet of the Week: Rachel Syme (@rachsyme) Want to help the show? Here's a couple of ways you can do that! 1. Help me get to my next goal of $100 per episode on Patreon by pledging as little as $1 per episode to support the show:https://www.patreon.com/tempodcast. 2. My next iTunes goal is 150 ratings and 75 reviews. Take just a minute toleave a rating and review on iTunesto help me get there. Thank you! And finally, a huge thank you toParker Mouthpiecesfor providing the hosting for TEM. Produced by Andrew Hitz Show notes for all episodes of TEM including topics discussed, links to all books and websites referencedcan be found at: http://www.andrewhitz.com/shownotes

9 MIN3 weeks ago
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TEM184: If she could do it, you can too

Embracing the business elements of music and common mistakes that will tank your career: A conversation with Umphrey's McGee's Joel Cummins

Embracing the business elements of music and common mistakes that will tank your career: A conversation with Umphrey's McGee's Joel Cummins

59 MINAUG 13
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Embracing the business elements of music and common mistakes that will tank your career: A conversation with Umphrey's McGee's Joel Cummins

TEM182: Aligning your priorities and actions for a new year (TEM Short)

TEM182: Aligning your priorities and actions for a new year (TEM Short) For many in the music business, September 1st serves as a reset which is a great time to align our goals and actions. On Today's Episode of The Entrepreneurial Musician: September 1st marks the start of a new academic year as well as a reset for much of the music business, which serves as an opportunity to make sure our priorities and current actions are in alignment An exercise to bring these into alignment A trick to figure out what your priorities really are Why perfect alignment should not be your immediate goal Want to help the show? Here's a couple of ways you can do that! 1. Help me get to my next goal of $100 per episode on Patreon by pledging as little as $1 per episode to support the show:https://www.patreon.com/tempodcast. 2. My next iTunes goal is 150 ratings and 75 reviews. Take just a minute toleave a rating and review on iTunesto help me get there. Thank you! And finally, a huge thank you toParker Mouthpiecesfor providing the hosting for TEM. Produced by Andrew Hitz Show notes for all episodes of TEM including topics discussed, links to all books and websites referencedcan be found at: http://www.andrewhitz.com/shownotes

9 MINAUG 6
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TEM182: Aligning your priorities and actions for a new year (TEM Short)

Owning your own network and turning an idea into a product- A conversation with Truelinked CEO Sune Hjerrild

TEM181: Owning your own network and turning an idea into a product- A conversation with Truelinked CEO Sune Hjerrild Sune Hjerrild is a former professional tenor and the CEO of Truelinked

48 MINJUL 30
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Owning your own network and turning an idea into a product- A conversation with Truelinked CEO Sune Hjerrild

TEM180: The rule of thirds (TEM Short)

TEM180: The rule of thirds (TEM Short) The best advice I've ever received about speaking to an audience. On Today's Episode of The Entrepreneurial Musician: The unintended side effects of catering to the people who are only kind of digging your presentation (spoiler: it waters down the message that is resonating with your true fans) Want to help the show? Here's a couple of ways you can do that! 1. Help me get to my next goal of $100 per episode on Patreon by pledging as little as $1 per episode to support the show:https://www.patreon.com/tempodcast. 2. My next iTunes goal is 150 ratings and 75 reviews. Take just a minute toleave a rating and review on iTunesto help me get there. Thank you! And finally, a huge thank you toParker Mouthpiecesfor providing the hosting for TEM. Produced by Drake Domingue Show notes for all episodes of TEM including topics discussed, links to all books and websites referencedcan be found at: http://www.andrewhitz.com/shownotes

5 MINJUL 23
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TEM180: The rule of thirds (TEM Short)

TEM179: Discovering your own space and finding collaborators who are deeply commited - A conversation with Eunbi Kim

TEM179: Discovering your own space and finding collaborators who are deeply commited - A conversation with Eunbi Kim Eunbi Kim is a pianist, teacher and entrepreneur based in New York City. On Today's Episode of The Entrepreneurial Musician: How Angela Beeching changed her life by teaching her how to find her own space within the music business and the world Eunbi's project Murakami Music and all that went into making it a reality The importance of communication and contracts with people you collaborate with (and why the best time to discuss things like exit strategies is when everyone is getting along) Her textbook email asking me about appearing on TEM Bespoken, a music mentoring organization founded by Eunbi and Gina Izzo The dangers of comparing your real self to someone else's social media self The teacher she had in college who was so abusive that she became overcome with crippling self-doubt and how she came through the performance even stronger Why ego-based fear is so damaging to artists The power of affirming your own good intentions Links: eunbikimmusic.com Murakami Music Bespoken Eunbi's Ted X Talk Eunbi's Facebook Eunbi's Twitter Eunbi's YouTube Eunbi's Instagram Want to help the show? Here's a couple of ways you can do that! 1. Help me get to my next goal of $100 per episode on Patreon by pledging as little as $1 per episode to support the show:https://www.patreon.com/tempodcast. 2. My next iTunes goal is 150 ratings and 75 reviews. Take just a minute toleave a rating and review on iTunesto help me get there. Thank you! And finally, a huge thank you toParker Mouthpiecesfor providing the hosting for TEM. Produced by Drake Domingue Show notes for all episodes of TEM including topics discussed, links to all books and websites referencedcan be found at: http://www.andrewhitz.com/shownotes

58 MINJUL 18
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TEM179: Discovering your own space and finding collaborators who are deeply commited - A conversation with Eunbi Kim

TEM178: Purple Cow by Seth Godin (TEM Book Report)

TEM178: Purple Cow by Seth Godin (TEM Book Report) A Book Report on an all-time classic, Purple Cow by Seth Godin. On Today's Episode of The Entrepreneurial Musician: What is a Purple Cow and how do you make one The best marketing possible is making your product more remarkable In today's over-saturated world, only things that are truly remarkable are not invisible The importance of measuring things (and why anything you measure can be improved) The single most impactful thing I've ever read in a Seth Godin book (no, really!) Links: Purple Cow by Seth Godin 1. Help me get to my next goal of $100 per episode on Patreon by pledging as little as $1 per episode to support the show:https://www.patreon.com/tempodcast. 2. My next iTunes goal is 150 ratings and 75 reviews. Take just a minute toleave a rating and review on iTunesto help me get there. Thank you! And finally, a huge thank you toParker Mouthpiecesfor providing the hosting for TEM. Produced by Drake Domingue Show notes for all episodes of TEM including topics discussed, links to all books and websites referencedcan be found at: http://www.andrewhitz.com/shownotes

31 MINJUN 9
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TEM178: Purple Cow by Seth Godin (TEM Book Report)

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