Billy Cuthrell

Billy Cuthrell founded Progressive Music Center in 1992 and continues to oversee the daily operations and management of 1,800 students between two locations in North Carolina. Cuthrell has written articles on the logistics of the music business for Music Inc., Drum Business and Modern Drummer and was featured in Entrepreneur magazine, Kiplinger magazine and as a cover story for trade publication Music Inc. Cuthrell offers consulting to the music industry through his firm Boyd and Associates.

5 Easy, Low-Cost Ways to Make Your Store Tech-Smart

You’ve got an iPad, smartphone and apps that you use every day.

October 18, 2013
How I’ve Kept My Lesson Program Alive and Thriving

Tired of student turnover? Summer months killing your lesson numbers? Retail sales slow?

April 24, 2014
Delegation: There Are Only So Many Hours in the Day!

Listen as Billy Cuthrell, owner of Progressive Music Center, explains how he in

April 5, 2010
Best in Show: This Year's Hottest Products

Watch Music Inc. publisher Frank Alkyer and his panel of well-respected retailers and buyers who combed the show floor in search of the best products, ideas and trends─each selecting their top picks in four categories: Best Add-On or Accessory, Gotta Stock It, Companies to Watch and Best in Show. It's the best 60-minute snapshot of the must-haves and must-sees before leaving Nashville!

April 19, 2012