Company Press for July 2009

Jul 22,
2009

TakeLessons featured on NBC San Diego News

TakeLessons was recently featured on NBC San Diego's Morning News. The segment aired on March 5, 2009 and featured Steven Cox, CEO of TakeLessons and TakeLessons student, Kyle Riley who played a beautiful self-composed piece on his keyboard. Check out the clip below.

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Jul 22,
2009

TakeLessons featured in NAMM Press Release - NAMM Launches Free 'Wanna Play Music' Mobile Application on iTunes...

PRNewswire/ -- NAMM, the 108-year-old, not-for-profit trade association of the international music products industry, today launched its first mobile game application at Apple's iTunes store. The free iPhone game "app" called "Wanna Play Music?" is an entertaining way to test your music making skills, and features a handy tool to quickly find quality local music instructors.

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Jul 21,
2009

TakeLessons featured on San Diego's Fox5 Morning News

TakeLessons runs the ACES Music program for the YMCA at Poway Unified School District in San Diego. Fox5 Morning News arrived at Mesa Verde Middle School to see the singing class in action!

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Jul 19,
2009

TakeLessons Brings the Gift of Music Lessons to Costco Members

TakeLessons, the nation’s leading full-service music and voice lessons provider, today announced that Costco Wholesale, an international chain of membership warehouses, will now offer TakeLessons music lessons gift certificates exclusively to members through its Web site, Costco.com.

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Jul 17,
2009

TakeLessons and CEO Steven Cox featured in Inc. Magazine - May 2009

TakeLessons.com, an online service that connects music students with its instructors in more than 400 U.S. cities, is having a very good year. The company enjoyed increased same-city sales ranging from 12 percent to 28 percent each quarter of 2008 versus 2007, and 2009 looks even stronger, says CEO and founder Steven Cox. Thanks to American Idol, voice lessons are most in demand, followed by piano, guitar, violin, and drums.

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Jul 16,
2009

TakeLessons Featured in San Diego Union Tribune Sunday Edition

Check out the story in the San Diego Union Tribune on how TakeLessons and other San Diego based young web start-ups are sustaining and thriving during the recession.

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Jul 9,
2009

TakeLessons and Costco Partnership featured on Internet Retailer.com

In a first for the discount chain, Costco Wholesale Corp. is selling gift certificates for music and voice lessons, and it’s exclusively on Costco.com. Costco has partnered with TakeLessons, a company that books certified music teachers for student lessons.

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Jul 9,
2009

TakeLessons and Costco Partnership featued on SanDiego.com

The full-service music and voice lessons offered nationally by San Diego-based TakeLessons have gotten a big marketing boost thanks to a new deal making them available as gift certificates on Costco.com. Forbes magazine ranks costco.com as the nation’s 14th largest Internet retailer.

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