We had the good fortune of connecting with Carolyn Owens and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Carolyn, is there something you believe many others might not?
Quitters never win is a big fat lie! In order to grow, find the right idea, or improve your life you have to learn to intentionally and proactively stop doing what isn’t working. In fact, quitting is the only way to win at life. Quitting has been central to every growth spurt I’ve had, and while I didn’t always choose how and when I had to quit, the acceptance that it was quitting time has always served me well.

Alright, so for those in our community who might not be familiar with your business, can you tell us more?
Music 4 Scenes is a music business consulting firm that provides creative services, educational workshops, and career coaching. Our clients include independent filmmakers, production companies, studios, musicians and music industry professionals. What sets us apart is our mission to bridge the gap of knowledge and opportunities to bring new voices, sounds, and stories to the masses. Our vision is to level the playing field for creatives and storytellers by curating and creating the most relevant and relatable music and talent in the industry with passion, decency, and community.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
I’m all about the outdoors! A week during the fall in LA would start with a day trip to go apple-picking at Willowbrook Farm in Oak Glen. Early breakfasts at Mel’s Drive-In, Jinky’s or Nat’s Early Bite is a must. An afternoon at The Arboretum in Arcadia and Descanso Gardens thereafter. An early evening at Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, and a sound bath on the beach at sunset. Walking the Labyrinth at Forest Lawn in the morning, then hikes at Franklin Canyon, followed by Runyon Canyon and Solstice Canyon before dinner at Duke’s Malibu. Sunrise session at Woodley Park Archery Range before a barbecue lunch at Dr. Hogly Wogley’s Texas BBQ, then a trek to The Griffith Observatory for a show at the planetarium followed by stargazing. And a day hanging poolside on the rooftop at the Highlight Room. Good times guaranteed!

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
I dedicate my success to my father, Harold Lloyd Owens, who was always supportive of me, even when I wanted to quit.

Website: Music4scenes.com/services
Linkedin: LinkedIn.com/in/carolynmrichardson

Image Credits
Courtesy Carolyn Owens

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