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Music as a profession. Vocational guidance

  • The 21st Century Singerby Susan Mohini Kane

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.61

    Young classical singers, particularly recent graduates of music programs, need not only considerable artistic ability but also intelligence and an acute business sense to navigate the world of professional singing. In The 21st Century Singer: Bridging the Gap Between the University and the World, author Susan Mohini Kane has created a user-friendly... more...

  • Access All Areasby Trev Wilkins

    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...

  • Among the Jasmine Treesby Jonathan Holt Shannon

    Wesleyan University Press 2010; US$ 19.99

    The first ethnographic study of music-making in modern Syria more...

  • Band Aideby John B. Taylor; Angela Taylor

    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...

  • Bandalismby Julian Ridgway

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • Beyond the Batonby Diane Wittry

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 22.99 US$ 19.77

    Beyond the Baton is a view of the music director's job from the inside - starting at the moment you decide you want to be a conductor, through your first job, to being a successful artistic leader within a community. This book will revolutionize the way a conductor thinks about their duties, both on and off the podium, and give a glimpse of the realities... more...

  • Beyond Subcultureby Rupa Huq

    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...

  • Beyond Talentby Angela Myles Beeching

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19

    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 2010; US$ 14.99 US$ 12.89

    This newly expanded edition of Beyond Talent offers performers user-friendly real-life tips, advice, examples, and perspectives on how to advance a career in music. Author Angela Myles Beeching covers the full spectrum of career issues musicians face, from demystifying artist management to explaining how to find and create performance opportunities.... more...