347: Building a 500-Student Dance and Instrumental Teaching Studio with Nick Tucker

IMT EPISODE 347 Building a 500-Student Dance and Instrumental Teaching Studio with Nick Tucker

In today’s episode, we’re delving into the world of dance and instrumental teaching studio of our remarkable guest, Nick Tucker. Nick is the founder of Spark Music and Dance, a thriving multi-location music and dance school in Minnesota. He is also the co-founder of the Studio Success System. Listen in as Nick takes us on a journey through the growth of his instrumental teaching studio, sharing insights into its current vibrant state and how it all began with humble beginnings. We’ll explore his personal experience as a drum teacher, his unique approach to hiring key team members, and gain valuable wisdom about when and how to expand your team. Stay tuned as Nick unveils his future plans for his company and imparts some invaluable quick tips he’s gathered along his inspiring journey, including the essential quest for discovering your “why.” You won’t want to miss this episode!

  • Nick shared about how his music school look today, highlighting its instruments, locations, numbers, and teachers.
  • He gave us a glimpse of how his own drum lessons were like.
  • The beginning of his music school journey, starting with teaching out of his own home and what unfolded from there.
  • The fascinating story of hiring his VP of Operations and Human Resources.
  • Valuable insights into hiring teachers and knowing when it’s the right time to grow your team.
  • His company’s hiring process and whether they have faced challenges in finding quality teachers, a common issue for many schools.
  • He shared some exciting future plans and developments for his company.
  • Some final quick tips, including the importance of finding your “why.”

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Nick Tucker is the owner and founder of Spark Music and Dance, a multi-location music and dance school located in Minnesota, which was established in 2016. He is also the co-founder of the Studio Success System, a lead nurturing and follow-up system designed for music and dance schools worldwide. Additionally, Nick collaborates with the Build a Music School team. He offers coaching to music schools and assisting them in making a positive impact on the lives of more children and studio owners across the globe.

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