TEM103: Dr. John W. Parks IV on building a professional recording studio from scratch, being addicted to getting better and pushing boundaries within a traditional job
Percussionist John Parks talks about the innovative recording studio he has built for the use of his studio at Florida State University.
What You'll Learn:
How John went from being a piano major in college to being one of the world's best known percussion professor
How he got "addicted" to getting better and how that fueled his rise in the business
John talks about the incredible recording studio he has built at Florida State and how he learned just about everything about building it and setting it up through asking questions in forums
How this recording studio has enabled a number of his students to start businesses offering pre-screening audition recordings for other students
Why and how John formed an LLC
What you need to start a recording studio (and it's probably less than you think)
How they have progressed to making video
The entrepreneurial skills his students have learned through experiencing this recording project
A resource John would recommend for young musical entrepreneurs
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