Obscurity: the state of being difficult to see or understand. the state of being unknown or forgotten. Webster.
From string quartet to symphonies, software as a service to coaching performers on how to make a living doing what they love, today’s guest shares how he rose from relative obscurity in music school to the thriving business he has today.
Jared Judge has had a diverse career in Music and Technology. Having two degrees in music, he served as an elementary and high school band director and ran a non-profit opera house.
As a self-proclaimed tech geek, he has built many websites and apps. When he launched his wedding string quartet, Dream City Strings, it immediately became the top-gigging string quartet in Milwaukee.
As the administrative work piled high, he launched BookLive as a tool to automate much of that work and to help other musicians run profitable live music businesses. He now coaches hundreds of performing groups on making a living off of music.
In this conversation, we discuss…
- Jared’s incredible story
- Entrepreneurial persistence
- Staying in momentum
- Eliminating obscurity
- Building a great product
- Delivering on your promise
- Being multi-passionate
- Business puzzle pieces