Tools, resources and guidance to help performers, educators & musicpreneurs create and live a fulfilling and sustaining career in music

As a musician, you’re trying to improve your artistry, be the CEO of your brand, stay healthy and make money doing what you love. It can be ... a lot!

That's why we created this space: to give YOU the insight and tools you need. The resources and strategies you need to build a fulfilling and sustaining life in music. 

Come on in and start exploring our Thrive Membership, the Entrepreneurial Certificate, Career Retreats, plus free resources and programs so you can be on your way to achieving your goals!



Join a community of musicians TAKING ACTION and THINKING BIG!

Thrive Membership

As a Thrive Member, you'll develop the many layers of YOU that are necessary to build a music career you love with access to events, resources & support.

  • Grow your artistry and move beyond the technical¬†
  • Gain career-building tools to help you build financial freedom¬†
  • Develop your soft skills, character and mindset¬†
  • Prioritize your health in mind, body and heart
  • Focus on your purpose & passions and learn to communicate who you are¬†

Get once weekly coaching calls and thrive in a space where your community helps you blossom! 

Learn about Thrive

Career Development & Entrepreneurship Certificate

The MUSIC360 Professional Development & Entrepreneurship program offers a curriculum that offers a comprehensive skillset to give you necessary business knowledge to launch your career and give you an edge as a 21st century musician. 

Our mission is to complement existing educational opportunities, helping students to fill in gaps in their experience and be prepared to launch their career as soon as you're ready!  We believe that providing easy access to opportunities, and emphasizing practical skills as well as instrumental skills will create artists who can perform at the highest level and thrive in an increasingly demanding world. 

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Career Retreats

Are you yearning for a space 
to take big action on your goals while nourishing yourself with great food, better company & a world of possibility? Do you want to leave behind the distraction of every-day life and get support to clarify and begin taking your next steps? 

If so, we've designed a space for you. To build connection, nourish you, to get you from where you are to where you're going, and to embrace the wholeness of who you are. You'll forge a path with clarity AND the nuts and bolts toward your professional goals. 

To learn more about the 2024 RETREAT in Cincinnati Ohio, click here:

Yes ~ I want this!

We believe in order to grow sustainably and intentionally, you must address many aspects of who you are.  

It's essential to integrate all aspects of YOU into your life as a musician!
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Not sure the next step to take in your career?

Get started with our FREE 20+ page Professional Development Workbook for Musicians!


In this workbook, you’ll refine your: 

‚≠źÔłŹ Core values¬†
‚≠źÔłŹ Unique skill sets¬†
‚≠źÔłŹ Career opportunities¬†
‚≠źÔłŹ Portfolio¬†
‚≠źÔłŹ Digital presence¬†
‚≠źÔłŹ 1-year plan

Download now!

Get organized and inspired with our new Musician's Practice Planner, designed to help you develop practice habits for remarkable results, and available in digital or print!

Purchase a digital or print planner
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We believe in order to grow sustainably and intentionally, you must address many aspects of who you are. 


Hey there! I'm Ixi Chen and together with my co-creators Nick Photinos and Ted Nelson, we play in orchestras, teach at universities, found and direct chamber ensembles, present at conferences, book, manage, produce, record and the list goes on. We've learned a lot along the way and we want to share it so you can create the life in music you dream of. That's why we built all this!

Now about you. All of our resources, programs and work with you are centered on our belief that in order to grow sustainably and intentionally, you must address many aspects of who you are. We are interested in helping you do meaningful work, understand the purpose behind your actions, overcome your fears and embrace the idea that with the right tools and support, a whole heck of a lot is possible. 

This work isn't always comfortable but boy is it worth it.

Learn more about us!

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