Welcome to one of Franchise Solutions’ newest clients, songs for seeds. Not only is songs for seeds new to Franchise Solutions, they are new to franchising.
This “rockin” kid’s music franchise is a rare opportunity to work with children (newborn to 6-years old) offering a fun musical program which goes well beyond the music.
Co-founders Bobby Berna and Craig Schlanger along with their wives, Alison and Allison, have seen the songs for seeds program experience such success in New York City that they are confident in its success as a franchise.
As soon as Lisa Kozinn, a mom and participant of five years, heard songs for seeds was franchising, she told her husband “I want to be involved because I love the class, I believe in it. I’m passionate about it and I know I could do a great job.” She left her corporate job to spend more time with her own kids and to have the lifestyle and flexibility being a songs for seeds owner brings.
Kids are entertained by the “concerts” three musicians perform, but what they get out of the session is far more educational. They learn about colors, numbers, animals, instruments and culture.
This easy-to-implement, easy-to-run business requires no external office space because classes are run by using a beautifully constructed mobile unit called a “Roadie Box” and includes everything the franchisee needs to run the classes at any site.
Songs for seeds has returning customers and has proven its success. In addition to music classes, songs for seeds bring in revenue through birthday parties and community events.
For an investment of $40,000, songs for seeds franchise owners get:
- A detailed two week training course
- Operations manual
- All the materials needed to open and run the business
- The band’s instruments: acoustic guitar, branded drum kit, keyboard, microphones, public address system, stands, cables and plugs
- Toy instruments for kids
- All the props used during class such as scarves, magnets, bubbles, cleaning supplies, batteries, magic trick props
- A storage container on wheels called the Roadie Box
- Curriculum, music, lyrics and instructions
- Songs for seeds administrative software and link from website
Training and Support
The two week training is provided by songs for seeds at headquarters in NYC and instructs the franchisee and the lead musician (could be the same person) on the administrative and musical components of the business respectively. Franchise owners are trained on:
- Hiring and training your team
- Advertising and marketing
- Software instruction
- Health and safety procedures
- Birthday party/event training
A Little Background
Apple seeds, the “momma” to songs for seeds, began as an answer to the problem of not having a fun, safe place to meet, socialize and play. From it stemmed the popular music education class which has grown into a blooming success that has entertained thousands of kids in New York City.
Potential songs for seeds franchise owners, first and foremost, must love kids and music. Having a business background, a commitment to success and being self-motivated are also essential. However, it is not necessary to have a degree in early education.
Explore the songs for seeds opportunity today and help grow this energetic franchise.