Practical Foundations: Entrepreneurial Leadership Skills
A core course that covers the practical “nuts and bolts” of a successful music career, including finances, self-presentation, publicity, and marketing for both new and traditional career directions. This one-semester class explores how to make a living while pursuing your deepest artistic goals. It also offers essential advice on finding your own niche and creating your own musical opportunities.
Advanced Practicum in Music Entrepreneurship
A graduate-level course, focused on assisting students to plan and launch their own entrepreneurial ventures, whether this means creating a new festival, launching an ensemble, recording, or media company. The course will cover, in a supportive thinktank environment, feasibility, business plans and models, proposal writing, fundraising, and project management.
Flexible internship opportunities are available for elective credits with leading NYC-area arts organizations, performing ensembles, arts management and publicity firms, and other cultural institutions and businesses.