Rachel Lipson

Member Since 2018

Rachel Lipson

Founder & CEO

Blue Balloon Songwriting for Small People

New York City Area

Rachel Lipson, the “matriarch of modern music education” is an accomplished educator, prolific songwriter, performer, multi-instrumentalist, business consultant, advisor and entrepreneur. What began as a one woman music school in Rachel’s studio apartment in 2008, has developed into what Blue Balloon is today: a network of 75+ amazing and talented independent teachers, teaching over 400 students a week on many different instruments all over the world. Rachel lives in Park Slope, Brooklyn with her husband, two boys, a rescue dog Finn and a Windsprite pup, Birdie.


January 10th, 2022

Building Your Business Website From Scratch? 10 Important Considerations

A business website is an important and essential way to establish your company’s digital presence, share your message and display your brand. However, designing a website from scratch requires a lot of planning and consideration.

December 30th, 2021

Nine Best Practices For Getting The Most Out Of Year-End Reflection

The end of each year is an important time to reflect on what you accomplished throughout the year as well as any challenges you faced so that you can make a game plan to improve in the future. Sometimes it's difficult to remember everything that happened, but you don't want to overlook significant events when reflecting on them can help you accomplish more in the months ahead.

June 21st, 2021

8 Overrated Business Principles You Shouldn't Always Follow

Just because a piece of advice is common doesn't mean it applies to every entrepreneur.

June 17th, 2021

Need Inspiration? Eight Methods For Coming Up With A Great Business Idea

Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur or a seasoned business owner, coming up with a winning business concept isn’t always easy. You may already have some ideas for a new business brewing, but how do you know if it will be successful or if it’s something you’ll enjoy? Where do you even find inspiration in the first place?


Blue Balloon Songwriting for Small People

Unique, creative and engaging private and small group music lessons for kids and adults.
 Students of ALL AGES learn to play an instrument through writing their own songs! Known for having a unique approach to instrument instruction through songwriting, Blue Balloon is widely recognized as one of the most sought after music schools in the country


  • Education
  • Children
  • Music