The Real-World Guide to Managing Your Career as a Professional Musician
In today’s rapidly-changing world of music making, even the classical musician can no longer take for granted the management of his or her career. Today’s artist, more often than not, is an independent musician, crafting a professional life with numerous elements that were once handled by orchestras, conservatories and agents. These elements go well beyond what is taught in today’s music schools, addressing such critical topics as succeeding with programming, developing your identity, promoting yourself, building your audience, using social media to your advantage and knowing and delivering what fellow agents and collaborators value most. Living the Dream . . . The Morning After Music School – a DIY Guide to the Music Business, addresses each of these critical topics with clarity and real-world examples. Each chapter ends with a series of probing questions, helping focus the topics at hand for rapid learning. Filled with example letters, forms and worksheets to help organize your music career . . . and accelerate your success!