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Music as a profession. Vocational guidance

  • Disciplining the Artsby Gary D. Beckman

    R&L Education 2010; US$ 26.99

    Increasingly, the availability of entrepreneurship education is becoming a factor in college choice as fine arts students demand training that helps them create an arts-based career after graduation. Disciplining the Arts explores the policy, programming, and curricular issues in the emerging field of arts entrepreneurship. more...

  • Beyond Talentby Angela Myles Beeching

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 19.99

    This guide is a gold mine of detailed advice, real life examples and options for any musician serious about a career as a performing artist. Offering an entrepreneurial approach, this book covers artist management, publicity, recordings, websites, fundraising, and freelancing, plus how to manage money, stress and time. more...

  • Beyond Talentby Angela Myles Beeching

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 19.99

    The first edition of Beyond Talent quickly became a favorite among classical and jazz musicians, and has been used in courses at scores of conservatories and universities. This expanded second edition provides updated user-friendly advice, inspiring examples, and practical tools to advance a career in music. Packed with new tips and resources, Beyond... more...

  • Understanding the Classical Music Professionby Dawn Elizabeth Bennett

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 119.95

    Understanding the Classical Music Profession is an essential resource for educators, practitioners and researchers who seek to understand the careers of classically-trained musicians, and the extent to which professional practice is reflected within existing classical performance-based music education and training. Bennett maintains that a musician... 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 Career Advisingby Dr. Eric Branscome

    R&L Education 2013; US$ 20.99

    Music Career Advising: A Guide for Parents Students and Teachers answers the most common music career questions through research-based career advising strategies, a comprehensive inventory of music careers, bibliography of print and on-line music career resources, and additional information gathered through interviews with leading musicians in the... more...

  • Working In The Music Industryby Anna Britten

    Constable & Robinson 2009; US$ 10.19

    The music industry is one of the most exciting, glamorous and fun places you could ever work in. It's also a fiercely competitive world, both for jobseekers and those already on the inside. But opportunities arise constantly, and are within the grasp of almost anyone with a true passion for music and a hard-working attitude. This book aims to help... more...

  • Jam! Amp Your Team, Rock Your Businessby Jeff Carlisi; Dan Lipson

    Wiley 2009; US$ 24.95

    Praise for JAM! "Breaking into the music business is difficult at best; sustaining success even more so. Jeff Carlisi is both a musician and a businessman, and he and Dan Lipson have penned an entertaining and extremely useful book. Read JAM!, and you should be blowing your competition off the stage in no time." —Terry Stewart, president and... more...

  • A Field Guide to Student Teaching in Musicby Ann C. Clements; Rita Klinger

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95

    A Field Guide to Student Teaching in Music is a practical guide focused on the link between music education coursework and the field-based aspects of the student teaching experience. It addresses general topics that are common to all music placements, as well as those topics that are of specific interest to the general, choral, and instrumental... more...

  • Becoming an Orchestral Musicianby Richard Davis

    Giles de la Mare Publishers Ltd 2012; US$ 14.57

    Becoming an Orchestral Musician takes you on a journey into the musical profession. It is the first comprehensive guide for professional musicians on how to succeed in joining an orchestra or ensemble, and how to survive as an orchestral musician. Such crucial topics as how to obtain the right tuition, music college versus university, auditioning,... more...