Excel with Excel: Managing Your Music Program Needs (ONLINE)

Music teachers work with numbers every day, whether scheduling lessons and concerts or creating budgets and purchase orders. Learning how to get the most out of Microsoft Excel will help you to turn your raw data into actionable information. This course is designed to teach you the best tips, tricks and techniques for this versatile program. You’ll also learn how to apply Excel’s best practices while working with the scenarios that most school music teachers face.

Instructor: Danny Rocks

Danny_Laughing_2Danny Rocks is the Founder and Catalyst for The Company Rocks, a specialty consulting firm based in Southern California. Danny has published 10 best-selling Video Training Programs that cover the entire Microsoft Office Suite of Programs.

Since starting The Company Rocks in 2006, Danny has consulted for NAMM – The International Music Products Association. He helps to design and deliver their Professional Development training sessions during their two trade shows each year.

Danny enjoyed great success as a professional musician. At the age of 25, he became the Assistant Conductor for “Fiddler on the Roof,” starring Zero Mostel at The Winter Garden Theatre on Broadway.

From Broadway, Danny began a distinguished career in music publishing. He served as an executive at Alfred Publishing for 22 years. During this period, Danny was elected President of The American Music Conference and he served on several music industry boards including MTNA (Music Teachers National Association) and RPMDA (Retail Print Music Dealers Association) which awarded him their highest honor in recognition of his lifetime achievements in music publishing.

Currently, Danny is focused on creating multimedia training resources and delivering webinars that help professionals to improve their communications and software skills. 



Registration for all online courses closes at 12:00 noon CST on January 30, 2015. All online courses will begin on February 2 and conclude on May 1, 2015.

Course Information

7534A/B Excel with Excel: Managing Your Music Program Needs (ONLINE)
3 graduate credits
Tuition: $900, due in full with registration.
Mac users register for 7533A
Windows users register for 7533B

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