3RA Music Business Consulting is a boutique management consulting firm specializing in the music industry. We use modern business techniques to help musical artists achieve their vision.
Michael has a streak for excellence. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of Southern Maine in three years with a degree in Business Administration, International Business track. The University of Southern Maine is an AACSB accredited business school.
Michael previously started Maine Metal Scene, a talent buying agency, with heavy metal manager Leigh Rush Olson. Maine Metal Scene presented concerts by international artists such as: Strapping Young Lad, Hell-Within, Goatwhore, Stuck Mojo, and Full Blown Chaos. Michael has also guested as a studio guitar player on Jeff Olson's band Retro Grave's album "Again" (Jeff Olson of the band TROUBLE). Michael has also performed and worked with many other regional artists.
Michael's experiences as a studio musician, performer, music talent buyer, and business acumen help him tailor strategies to leverage each musical artist's talent. Michael looks forward to working with you and helping you find your audience.