The Summerglen Files

Music, Creativity, and Everyday Life at Summerglen Music in Raleigh, NC

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Relaxing is Important :)

July 9th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I’ll type this post quickly, because I need to take my own advice and chill out for the night. I have always been blessed with good health, except for my rotten sinuses. They’ve been hurting all day, so it’s time to have a Benadryl and say good night. So with that, here’s the final post [...]

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Tags: music business · staying healthy

Not Just Advertising, but Contributing to the Community

July 7th, 2008 · No Comments

This is the third post in this week’s series celebrating the one year anniversary of Summerglen Music. Today’s topic: getting the word out in a way that educates people and gives back to the community. I had absolutely no marketing experience when I started Summerglen, but I knew I needed to get the word out. [...]

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Finding the Perfect Clients with Ease

July 5th, 2008 · No Comments

This is the second post in this week’s series celebrating the one year anniversary of Summerglen Music. Today I’ll talk about my wonderful clients, and how I found them easily. Before I started Summerglen, I thought that the best way to find music students, brides who wanted cool ceremony music, and people to host Summerglen [...]

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Reading Your Way to Independence

July 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

This is the first post in this week’s series celebrating the one year anniversary of Summerglen Music, Raleigh’s home for beautiful performances and empowering musical learning experiences. In the series, I’ll share things that helped me make the leap from working for someone else to living my dream of being a full-time trombonist. Today, books! [...]

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Tags: music business