The Music Industry | The Raven & The Road

For Musicians wanting to develop careers in the Music Industry. On this podcast you‘ll find a mix of conversations with guest speakers investigating their journey throughout the music industry. Alongside Nicholas Rhodes, we will traverse the experiences of each guest to pull out knowledge and advice for the benefit of younger musicians.

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Wednesday Jul 20, 2022

Joined with special guest, Gretchen Benner (Founder of Piedmont Music Therapy), she takes us through the expansive realm of music therapy. Giving us an inside look at her practice, Gretchen shows us how wide an audience music therapy services as well as the variety of personal goals it may be adapted towards. 

Wednesday Jul 06, 2022

Joined with special guest, Natalie Kemling, lead vocalist with House 11, we take a look into her journey as a musician and the successes she's had with keeping her band fully booked. Sharing key strategies as well as her personal development as a booking manager, Natalie gives us a clear insight into her role and the daily duties that accompany it. 

Tuesday Jun 07, 2022

Joined with special guest, Andy Elliott, of Elliott Guitars, we discuss his journey into the world of guitar building and repair. Offering his personal advice as well as a preview into his day-to-day, Andy walks us through what it takes to set yourself aside in such a competitive market. 

Tuesday May 24, 2022

Today we sit down with host, Nicholas Rhodes, as he shares his experiences and knowledge as a Private Instructor. From philosophies to practical exercises, Nicholas explains the WHY behind how he teaches.    For more Musicians' Resources check out: 

Tuesday Apr 26, 2022

Today we check in with China Enwere, Director of Music Together of Fayetteville, discussing his journey through University as well as his ventures through the Music Industry. We focus on the key resources he has found to propel his business and fiscally support his education.    For more Musicians' Resources check out: 

Tuesday Apr 12, 2022

Today's conversation with Melody Hager walks through an introduction to Music Therapy. We discuss the applications of music therapy, who makes a good candidate, and the importance of local advocacy.   For more Musicians' Resources check out: 

Tuesday Mar 29, 2022

Today's conversation is with Guest, John Brady, Front Of House Engineer for the Neighborhood Theatre in Charlotte. He walks us through his induction of the music industry and takes us through his experiences while shedding light and advice for those interested in pursuing a similar path.   For more Musicians' Resources check out: 

Tuesday Mar 15, 2022

Today's episode is a conversation with Guest, Maxwell Mensing, a local music instructor and performer. We take a look into the daily life of a music instructor, the differences between studios, and the impact of Kindness as a working musician.    For more Musicians' Resources check out: 

Tuesday Mar 01, 2022

Music Retail provides opportunities for impact and relationships with local schools, artists, young musicians, and many more. Joined with guest speaker Gerald Wright we take an inside look towards Music Retail and discuss who this position is best suited for!   For our Musicians' Resources Blog check out:

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