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Music as a profession. Vocational guidance

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  • Starting Your Career as a Musicianby Neil Tortorella

    Allworth Press 2013; US$ 19.95

    Whether you dream about becoming a rock star or a sought-after talent playing local gigs, Starting Your Career as a Musician will guide you along the path to success. Author Neil Tortorella explores the myriad opportunities in music today and details proven strategies for seeking them out. He reveals the common pitfalls and traps that are often... more...

  • Mentoring in the Ensemble Artsby Tim Sharp

    Gia Publications 2013; US$ 19.99

    Examining the mentor-protégé dynamic and its critical impact on the lives of ensembles and their conductors, author Tim Sharp draws from research, his own experience as a choir conductor, mentor, and protégé, and his travels as the executive director of the American Choral Directors Association in this study. The result is a profound portrait of this... more...

  • The Insider's Guide to Music Licensingby Brian Tarquin

    Allworth Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    First-hand advice for musicians from Brian Tarquin, author, who has over twenty years of experience in licensing music to record labels, TV shows, feature films, radio promos, and network promos. This book takes you through how licensing really works: what type of royalties are expected, digital royalties from companies, receiving royalties from iTunes,... more...

  • Portrait Galleryby Edward Greenfield

    Elliott & Thompson 2014; US$ 12.73

    From Leonard Bernstein to Benjamin Britten, André Previn and Igor Stravinsky, Edward Greenfield had the privilege of getting to know some of the 20th century?s greatest composers, conductors and performers. His lifelong career as a music critic for the Guardian and Gramophone has taken him around the world and left him with an endless source of fascinating... more...

  • Western Music and Its Othersby Georgina Born; David Hesmondhalgh

    University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95

    This innovative collection of articles offers a major comprehensive overview of new developments in cultural theory as applied to Western music. Addressing a broad range of primarily twentieth-century music, the authors examine two related phenomena: musical borrowings or appropriations, and how music has been used to construct, evoke, or represent... more...

  • Music and Youth Cultureby Dan Laughey

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 107.46

    Music and Youth Culture offers a groundbreaking account of how music interacts with young people?s everyday lives. Drawing on interviews with and observations of youth groups together with archival research, it explores young people?s enactment of music tastes and performances, and how these are articulated through narratives and literacies. An extensive... more...

  • Great Jobs for Music Majorsby Jan Goldberg

    McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 17.00

    GREAT JOBS SERIES ANSWERS THE QUESTION "WHAT CAN I DO WITH A MAJOR IN . . Every college major gives students valuable skills and training, perfect for a wide range of careers. The Great Jobs series helps students: Assess talents and skills for a job Explore a wide range of career options Target the perfect career Present college... more...

  • Opportunities in Music Careers, Revised Editionby Robert Gerardi

    McGraw-Hill Education 2002; US$ 15.95

    " Opportunities in Music Careers is an encyclopedic view of the world of music?pop to classical, performer to management. Its diversity is quite astounding, and a young person in love with music can find a place in the field of his or her choice . . . I hope that [it] becomes required reading for all serious music students.? --John Corigliano, Composer,... more...

  • Put Your Dreams Firstby Thembisa S. Mshaka

    Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 9.99

    There is a great mystique about the entertainment industry and a fervent desire in many to be part of it. But what many women don't realize is that most entertainment career guides are written from the point of view of the male executive, or are filled with industry and legal jargon-making them difficult to read and understand. Now, in PUT YOUR... more...

  • Psychology for Musiciansby Andreas C. Lehmann; John A. Sloboda; Robert H. Woody

    Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 20.99

    What is it that accounts for the differences between musical beginners, advanced music makers, and world class performers? Virtually everyone likes music and has the capacity to be musical in some way (despite what some may say about themselves). Yet far fewer people come to be so involved with it that they identify themselves as musicians, and fewer... more...