334: The New Platform for Listing Your Music Teaching Studio with Forte Lessons

In today’s episode, we have a special interview with the people behind Forte Lessons. Joining us today is Hunter McGranahan, who aims to empower more people to embrace their musical potential, and Mark Murtagh, a seasoned advisor to renowned music institutions. Together, they delve into the world of Forte Lessons, unveiling its innovative features and advantages. Discover how music teachers can effortlessly join Forte, establishing their virtual studio and public profile for online teaching success. Gain insights into the distinctive qualities that set Forte apart from other video conferencing platforms. We also explore the process of building a Forte studio, including fees, billing, and scheduling systems. And stay tuned for a sneak peek into upcoming releases on Forte’s development roadmap.

  • Mark introduces Forte, showcasing its innovative features and benefits.
  • Discover how music teachers can seamlessly join Forte, establishing their own virtual studio and public profile for online teaching success.
  • The key differences between Forte and all the other competitor video conferencing platforms out there.
  • Mark provided insights into the current state of online music teaching in 2023.
  • Exploring the process of building a Forte studio, including fees, billing, scheduling system.
  • Hunter provided insights on the impact of AI on teaching and whether it is an area of exploration for Forte.
  • Some of the upcoming releases in the development roadmap for Forte.
  • The pricing details of Forte Lessons.

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Today’s Guests

Hunter McGranahan

Hunter McGranahan started Forte with the dream of empowering more people to become musical. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Film. Hunter then accepted a position in the Motion Picture department at Creative Artists Agency, where he helped build their Virtual Reality initiative before ultimately leaving to work for tech startup Magic Leap.

Mark Murtagh

Mark Murtagh is a longtime advisor to some of the world’s top music institutions, including the Royal College of Music, Julliard, Berklee, and The Grammys. He has led the development of music education programs that have reached over 200,000 students across North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. He has worked with the world’s top educational and cultural institutions, developing and executing strategies to leverage their brand equity and intellectual property.

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