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Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music / Edition 2
     

Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music / Edition 2

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by Angela Myles Beeching
 

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ISBN-10: 0195382595

ISBN-13: 9780195382594

Pub. Date: 11/05/2010

Publisher: Oxford University Press

This second edition of Beyond Talent provides user-friendly real-life advice, examples, and perspectives on how to further a career in music. Understanding the unique talents and training of musicians, veteran music career counselor Angela Myles Beeching presents a wealth of creative solutions for career advancement in the highly competitive music industry. Step-by

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This second edition of Beyond Talent provides user-friendly real-life advice, examples, and perspectives on how to further a career in music. Understanding the unique talents and training of musicians, veteran music career counselor Angela Myles Beeching presents a wealth of creative solutions for career advancement in the highly competitive music industry. Step-by-step instructions detail how to design promotional materials, book performances, network and access resources and assistance, jump start a stalled career, and expand your employment opportunities while remaining true to your music. Beeching untangles artist management and the recording industry, explains how to find and create performance opportunities, and provides guidance on grant writing and fundraising, day jobs, freelancing, and how to manage money, time, and stress. The companion website puts numerous up-to-date and useful internet resources at your fingertips. This essential handbook goes beyond the usual "how-to," helping musicians tackle the core questions about career goals, and create a meaningful life as a professional musician. Beyond Talent is the ideal companion for students and professionals, emerging musicians and mid-career artists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195382594
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
11/05/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
210,545
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Prelude to Revised Edition
Introduction
#1: Mapping Success in Music
#2: Making Connections: Schmoozing for Success
#3: Building Your Image: Creating Promotional Materials that Work
#4: Expanding Your Impact: Making Recordings
#5: Building Your On-line Community: Social Networking, the Web, and You
Interlude: The Fundamental Questions
#6: Booking Concerts like a Pro
#7: Building Your Reputation, Growing Your Audience
#8: Connecting with Audiences: Residency, Educational, and Community Programming
#9: Performing At Your Best
#10: Managing Your Freelance Gigs
# 11: Balancing Life: Managing Time and Money
#12: Raising Money for Music Projects
#13: Getting It Together: Your Career Package
Postlude: Confessions of a Career Counselor
Endnotes
Index

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