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- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 21.99
The vast majority of singers with a degree in performance are un- or under-employed in their field. Despite the fact that talented singers are discovered every day, there are far too few jobs in the field of classical music to accommodate all of them, a problem evidenced by regular reports of opera companies and symphony orchestras closing their doors.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95
From the paperwork to the practical aspects, Access All Areas gives you an excellent insight into the live music and touring industry. Drawing on a vast range of real-world experiences Wilkins provides you with the key technical aspects of gigging and touring in an easily understood manner. Whether you are performing in a church, club or concert hall,... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 31.56
Musik ist ein wichtiger Bestandteil des täglichen Lebens. Aktives Musikhören gehört zu den häufigsten Freizeitaktivitäten der deutschen Bürger. Auch im Alltag haben Menschen ständig Kontakt mit Musik, ob beim Einkaufen im Supermarkt oder bei einem Treffen mit Freunden im Cafe. Oftmals lassen Menschen auch bei anderen Aktivitäten Musik im Hintergrund... more...
- Personhood Press 2005; US$ 10.00
This question-and-answer, no-holds-barred discussion of the intricacies of making a living as a professional musician gives frank advice regarding professional and personal aspects for a band's success and survival. An extensive range of industry topics are covered, including how to find and hire musicians, lay down gig and rehearsal rules, find booking... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
Bandalism [ban-d?l-i-z?m] n .: the willful or malicious destruction of, or damage to, the fabric of a rock/pop/indie group brought about by one or more of its members Axl Rose's monumental meltdowns . . . Kurt Cobain's tragic band-slaying suicide: The long history of platinum-selling überband implosions is more dramatic than a Russian novel. But... more...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2006; US$ 22.99
Part One. Prologue: So - You Want to Be a Conductor? It Starts With You!. 1. Preparing for Success. 2. Path to the Podium. 3. Your First Job. 4. Artistic Leadership. 5. Artistic Programming. 6. The People Factor. 7. Funding the Artistic Vision. 8. Closing Thoughts. Part Two: Resources. Music Organizations. Music Sources. Training and Personal Development.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 41.95
Presenting a new approach to the study of youth culture and popular music, Beyond Subculture re-examines the link between music and subcultures and asks the question; in an ageing world, can pop music still be an automatic metaphor for youth culture? Using case studies and first-hand interviews with consumer and producers including Noel Gallagher... more...
- 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...
- 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...