The music business is one of the most exciting industries today. Choosing to be a part of it is one the most financially rewarding career a person can have. However, getting started in it is not that easy. Passion and talent are no longer enough to stand out from the sea of aspiring musicians. On top of that, advances in technology have made it easier for people to write, produce and record music with ease, making competition greater than ever.
Despite these challenges, however, there are still a lot of opportunities in the music industry. It is a matter of combining musical talent and skill with knowing the business from the inside out to increase one’s chances of getting into the industry and having a fulfilling music career.
This course is intended to provide music industry knowledge to participants to help them break into the business and move up the career ladder. It identifies the key players in the music business and the functions each role performs. It also delivers insights into various routes for entering into the music industry and the types of record deals being offered to aspiring artists or bands.
The course also tackles the range of activities being undertaken to gain entry and achieve success in the music industry. That includes producing and polishing music, preparing for release, promoting the artist or band, and getting recordings know through publicity. It also delves into the music distribution and touring management sides of the business.
Access the course from any computer, laptop, tablet or mobile device. You also need an updated browser such as Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer 11.
Important points are spread throughout the course. A pen and paper will come in handy in such situation, so you can jot down the things you need to remember.
To participate in the online aspects of the course, you need to have access to a stable Internet connection.