Longevity, Success in Independent Music

School of Jazz & Contemp Music: Technology/Business

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Majors Only

Longevity in Independent Music

Spring 2023

Taught By: Jordannah Elizabeth

Section: A

CRN: 12098

Credits: 1

Within the current, swiftly evolving terrain of independent music, artists are taking their music careers into their own hands and finding success by learning skills of music business professionals in every facet of the industry. This course will offer invaluable knowledge and practices for aspiring independent musicians who plan to attain lifelong careers in music performance, composition and songwriting. Through engaging lectures and real time example-based lessons you will learn realistic and easy ways to incorporate skills like creating press releases to obtain exposure in magazine and digital outlets, writing grants and receiving paid commissions to gain financial freedom and flexibility, how to build a contact list for long lasting career support, constructing music bios that catch the eye and navigating online and in-person networking and promotion. You will also learn time management skills and self-care regimens to avoid over-working and burnout. Through this course, you will be able to define your personal approach in managing and growing your music career while taking your health and wellbeing into account. This course fulfills the Music Business requirement for students majoring in Jazz and Contemporary Music.

College: School of Jazz & Contemp Music (JZ)

Department: Technology/Business (JTEB)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: N/A
Online Withdrawal Deadline: N/A

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* Status information is updated every few 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: 8:18am 8/14/2022 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Thursday

Times: 4:00pm - 5:50pm

Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th

Room: 501

Date Range: 1/23/2023 - 4/9/2023