JTEB

4426

Survey of the Music Business

School of Jazz & Contemp Music: Technology/Business

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students (with Restrictions)

Survey of the Music Business

Spring 2019

Taught By: Gene Perla

Section: A

CRN: 1614

Credits: 2

This course provides an overview of the business of music. Students become acquainted with how the music business affects the professional musician, music educator, and businessperson. Practical information covers areas such as copyright laws, performing rights, mechanical rights, agents, management, unions and benefits, the non-for-profit sector, creating work for yourself, and the success mindset, as well as problems faced by professional musicians including procrastination, lack of motivation, poor career development, and lack of work. Emphasis is on the use of the internet and other contemporary technologies to further the musician’s career. Students learn necessary skills in order to become successful professional musicians and develop the knowledge to build a career in the music industry that includes variety, longevity, and levels of success.

College: School of Jazz & Contemp Music (JZ)

Department: Technology/Business (JTEB)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 35

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 4:17pm 7/20/2018

Meeting Info:

Days: Wednesday

Times: 6:00pm - 7:50pm

Building: Arnhold Hall 55 W13th

Room: 613

Date Range: 1/23/2019 - 5/8/2019

Survey of the Music Business

Fall 2018

Taught By: Gene Perla

Section: A

CRN: 1725

Credits: 2

This course provides an overview of the business of music. Students become acquainted with how the music business affects the professional musician, music educator, and businessperson. Practical information covers areas such as copyright laws, performing rights, mechanical rights, agents, management, unions and benefits, the non-for-profit sector, creating work for yourself, and the success mindset, as well as problems faced by professional musicians including procrastination, lack of motivation, poor career development, and lack of work. Emphasis is on the use of the internet and other contemporary technologies to further the musician’s career. Students learn necessary skills in order to become successful professional musicians and develop the knowledge to build a career in the music industry that includes variety, longevity, and levels of success.

College: School of Jazz & Contemp Music (JZ)

Department: Technology/Business (JTEB)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 35

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 4:20pm 7/20/2018

Meeting Info:

Days: Wednesday

Times: 11:00am - 12:50pm

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 8/29/2018 - 12/12/2018