Building a Successful Professional Practice
This course teaches musicians how to develop a professional career. Subjects include networking, programming, finances, grants, agents and managers, audiences, educational projects, branding, marketing, communication, time management and personal leadership.
Intensive seminars given by Aart-Jan van de Pol and guest teachers. Renowned musicians, festival leaders, concert and label managers, music educators, and media specialists will give their views on musical life and cast judgement on your proposals. These experts offer not only a wealth of artistic insight and management experience, but also an opportunity for critical discussion and feedback.
The invited guest teachers in previous years included Alban Wesly (Calefax Reed Quintet), Lestari Scholtes (Grachtenfestival), Jared Sacks (Channel Classics), Lucine Schippers (Tivoli Vredenburg), Ruud Hoevenaar (Fontys Rockacademie) and Tim Moen (Content manager radio 4). Please note that this list may be subject to change.
|teachers||Aart-Jan van de Pol, guest instructors|
|term||September-December 2021 and January-April 2022|
|readings||provided by (guest) teacher(s)|
|assessment||active participation in weekly seminars; weekly assignments; final assignment|
|related electives||Instrumentation and Classical Arranging|
|Creative Performance Lab|
|Music for an Inclusive Society|