Entrepreneurial Musicianship

Maria Schneider stands in a warehouse or barn, looking at the camera with arms crossed.
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Composer and bandleader Maria Schneider comes to New England Conservatory for an artist residency March 2-4, in which she will work in person with students in the jazz department, and offer online events which are open to the general public. The residency culminates in a digital concert, airing March 10.
Maria Schneider, photo by Whit Lane
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What’s the difference between a manager and an agent?  How do artists, publicists, and managers work together? When do you invest in building out your team? What does it take to share your music in a...

Maria Schneider, photo by Whit Lane
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Maria Schneider discusses how producing and sharing her music has evolved with the music industry. What does it take to produce a record today? And grow an audience? How do you share your music widely...

Maria Schneider, photo by Whit Lane
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The Grow Your Art Pitch Competition is open to all NEC Student & Alumni within 10 years of graduation. This competitive application process is modeled on real-world grants, and students/alumni have...

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Three consecutive Wednesdays in February
  • Spring 2021

Making high quality recordings at home has never been more important. Luckily, thanks to digital technology it also has never been easier. This workshop is for students who want to record but don’t...

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Three consecutive Thursdays in April
  • Spring 2021

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This course presents the principles, strategies, and tactics necessary to author successful funding proposals as an individual artist. We will explore direct grants, fellowships...

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  • Spring 2021

This course will focus on the most important concepts in copyright law and how copyright law affects musicians practically.  Rather than nitty-gritty details, this course intends to provide the...

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Three consecutive Thursdays in March
  • Spring 2021
  • Kate Kayaian

The idea of online lessons might have taken off out of necessity last spring, but one thing has become clear: Online teaching is here to stay.

Whether you are a recent grad, eager to set up your...

Minerva Financial Arts
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Three consecutive Tuesdays
  • Spring 2021
  • Elaine Luttrull

In this three-session series, artists will learn about earning more money, saving money, and preparing to pay your taxes (click for more details on each session). Sessions will be led by Elaine

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Three consecutive classes Tuesday and Monday
  • Spring 2021

Learn a strategic approach to audience building along with some practical tips for making the most out of your digital presence. Topics covered in this three-session series will include:

  • Definin...