Welcome To The Music Creators

The Music Creator’s premium service, Music Box, has officially launched!

This member’s only subscription includes 2 non-public podcasts each month, a monthly industry newsletter, and discounts to many of the services TMA offers.

The member’s only podcasts will have premium content including interviews with music insiders, indie artists and band leaders who have had successes in touring, “best practices” that will help you up your game, etc.

Click on the Music Box Subscribe link above to navigate to the Subscriber’s page. Join us!

Latest Episodes

2: Who Are You?

For indie artists and bands I see as a common misstep they frequently take when they're just getting started developing their brand in the marketplace. That disconnect is what we as audience members expect to see and hear from the stage, whether it's a fe

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2: Who Are You?
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2. Who Are You?

For indie artists and bands I see as a common misstep they frequently take when they're just getting started developing their brand in the marketplace. That disconnect is what we as audience members expect to see and hear from the stage, whether it's a festival platform, a church platform or an outdoor pavilion. We've heard the music, we've checked...

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2. Who Are You?
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1: Let’s Get Started!

Our first episode shares a little about your host, Gary Stripling, and gives an overview of where we're going in this podcast series. For both worship leaders & their teams and touring indie artists with alike, there will be something here for musicians d

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1: Let's Get Started!
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1. Let’s Get Started!

Our first episode shares a little about your host, Gary Stripling, and gives an overview of where we're going in this podcast series. For both worship leaders & their teams and touring indie artists with alike, there will be something here for musicians d

Play Episode
TMA Media Podcast
TMA Media Podcast
1. Let's Get Started!
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TMA Presents The Music Creators – Trailer

This short trailer teases the upcoming first episode of The Music Creators Podcast, airing on Friday, April 1. The podcast is for faith-based indie artists who want to excel and become successful in the music business as a touring artist or band. It's als

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TMA Media Podcast
TMA Media Podcast
TMA Presents The Music Creators - Trailer
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The Music Creators – Trailer

This short trailer teases the upcoming first episode of The Music Creators Podcast, airing on Friday, April 1. The podcast is for faith-based indie artists who want to excel and become successful in the music business as a touring artist or band. It's als

Play Episode
TMA Media Podcast
TMA Media Podcast
The Music Creators - Trailer
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About Your Host

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Gary Stripling

President/CEO - The Management agency, inc.

Gary Stripling founded The Management Agency (TMA) in 2005 as a direct response to ministries and Christian artists’ need for professional management and development services at a reasonable price provided by someone with experience specifically related to their fields. He has worked with and served churches, ministries, and artists for over 30 years.

Gary has worked closely with some of the leading figures in the contemporary worship field including Ron Kenoly, Alvin Slaughter, Steve Fry, Carl & Leann Albrecht and many others. He has served as personal manager for Paul Wilbur (Integrity Music), Lynn DeShazo (Integrity Music), Bob Fitts (Maranatha & Integrity Music), Michael Gungor (co-wrote Dove nominated “Friend of God”), Meredith Andrews (now with Word Music), and many other independent artists nation-wide. Gary has been leading others for over 30 years as a worship leader, conference speaker, associate pastor, business administrator, road manager, consultant, office manager, and corporate development administrator. He has served numerous churches and ministries across the country.