Longevity, Success in Independent Music

College of Performing Arts: Jazz

Non-Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Degree Students
Longevity in Independent Music
Spring 2024
Taught By: Jordan Elizabeth Graham
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: College of Performing Arts (CO)

Department: Jazz (JZZ)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: January 31, 2024 (Wednesday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: March 19, 2024 (Tuesday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Closed*

* 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: 4:28pm EDT 7/12/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Thursday
Times: 4:00pm - 5:50pm
Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th
Room: 509
Date Range: 1/22/2024 - 4/7/2024