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Professional Practices in Music

(2 2 cr.) - Session(s): Spring | Course Every Year

This course will explore effective business models and practices of the private studio, community music organization, public performance, and various academic environments, according to each student’s area of interest.  Students will hone skills for positions appropriate to their concentration, including but not limited to writing a cover letter, resume, and/or curriculum vitae; creating a portfolio specific to their area of expertise and desired career path; negotiating contracts and pay rates for private lessons and public performances; and establishing an online social media presence.  Students will meet with representatives of numerous music businesses and will have the opportunity to visit music businesses to observe successful administrative and entrepreneurial elements.  Prerequisite: MUS 295.

Contact Information
141 Johnson Hall
(919) 760-8593