Rising musicians or bands: do you dream of bringing your music to the attention of a major record label?
Aspiring Opera Singers: Operapreneurship
Today's fast-paced and highly competitive professional music scene demands that aspiring opera singers become skilled at what I call “operapreneurship.”
Career Tips for Jazz Majors
Jazz majors: you're more likely to find work if you pay attention to these career tips. Even if you’re not a jazz major, however, you’re likely to find a lot of this information relevant and useful.
Entrepreneurship Training for Music Majors
Why is entrepreneurship training for music majors garnering so much attention? It’s no secret that fewer traditional jobs await even the most proficient musicians when they graduate from music school.
3 Myths about Careers in Music
Are music majors determined to have successful careers in music deluding themselves? Here are 3 myths about careers in music with some facts to help dispel them.
Crafting Your Personal Brand as a Musician
Crafting and managing your personal brand as a musician can seem complex. Technology continues to play a major shaping force in the evolution of music careers.
Student-Run Record Labels at Colleges Provide Real-World Experience
Student-run record labels at college-level music schools provide real-world opportunities for students. They operate like major label companies, thanks to the high-powered music industry backgrounds of the faculty involved.
Tips for Success as a Freelance Musician
Have you thought about what it takes to find success as a freelance musician? If you’re fortunate to have gone to school in an area with a strong arts scene, you may be able to launch this aspect of your career right where you are.
Starting a Business as a Music Major
How does a music major shift gears and start a business? Ask John Knific, pianist-turned-entrepreneur.
Face Planting into Music Entrepreneurship
I never would have guessed that music entrepreneurship would be my calling. I can remember walking around various college fairs when I was still in high school, waiting for a certain major or university to excite me.
Music & Entrepreneurship
What does it take to create a sustainable career in music? MajoringInMusic.com talked with Dr. Connie Frigo, saxophone professor at the University of Georgia and founder of Road of Creativity Music Entrepreneurship Retreat, to explore this vital subject that every music major needs to address.
Career Support from Music Schools?
We urge students to find out what kinds of career support they're likely to get at the schools they're interested in before moving forward with applications.