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Music Industry Career Counseling

Professional Music Career Programs

With access to a vast network of music industry professionals, Inside Music Schools offers career counseling services to provide real world advising on how to succeed in the industry after earning a music degree. We have experience counseling aspiring professional musicians aiming to make their mark in every part of the industry, from performance and songwriting to music production and music business. A critical part of our counseling program is helping clients understand the constantly evolving array of opportunities and career paths open to well-trained and motivated musicians. Goals and skills evaluation, internship placement, professional interview preparation, talent development, are network building are just some of the core components of music career counseling offered by the expert team at Inside Music Schools.

Where does your passion for music lead you?

Performance

Performance
Preparing for a career as a professional musician in the wide-range of settings requires a high level performer. The broad field of performance is usually broken down first, by Classical/Opera or Pop/Jazz/Contemporary music (although exposure to the other is sometimes desirable). Concentration on a particular instrument, or voice is expected (Stage, concerts, television, theater, recordings, pit orchestra, touring, back up bands, teaching).
Training to combine musical skills with acting and dance talent to give a burgeoning musical actor the wide-ranging background necessary to be successful in this exciting and rewarding field. (Singer, dancer, actor, choreographer, coach, director, teacher, stage craft, theater manager, sound & lighting design, community theater/summer stock).

Musical Theater

Musical Theater

Songwriting

Songwriting
Developing the skills necessary to write songs that will appeal to the many needs of the commercial music world: songs for singers (including yourself, if you are a singer/songwriter), TV and movie themes, jingles for commercials, and many more venues (Singer- songwriter, staff writer, lyricist, collaborator, composer, music supervisor, performing rights/clearance, jingle writer).
Writing original music, usually specializing in Classical Music or Modern/Commercial/Pop/Jazz Music. (Composer, arranger, orchestrator, conductor, editor, sound design/programmer, transcriber, jingle writer).

Composition

Composition

Film & Video
Game Scoring

Film & Video Game Scoring
Composing, arranging, and conducting music for film, television, and also video games, the fastest growing segment of this market. (Composer, conductor, orchestrator, editor, programmer, copyist, sound design).
Preparation as a professional in the recording studio, concert hall, and live venues including as a producer, an engineer and a variety of other roles. (Producer, engineer, mixing and mastering, sound design, A&R, studio manager, sound technician, acoustics engineer, mixed media, studio design, label representative, sound editor).

Production
& Engineering

Production & Engineering

Music Business

Music Business
Concentrating on the business of music, including financial, artistic, legal and other issues, with the special qualification of being a musician yourself. (Entrepreneur, entertainment attorney, publisher, artist/personal/business manager, promotion, A&R, contractor, publicist, marketing, booking agent, licensing, consultant).
Pursuing a career as a music teacher of the next generation, in a public or private secondary school setting. (Elementary or secondary, instrumental or vocal, band, orchestra, or choir director, research, school administrator, private instructor).

Music Education

Music Education

Music Therapy

Music Therapy
Using music as the modality for therapeutic work with a variety of populations. This exploding field encompasses helping people struggling with a variety of everyday life issues. Important work is also being done with patients challenged by chronic, serious and terminal illnesses, both in hospital and other settings. (Schools, clinics, geriatric/nursing facilities, correctional facilities, group homes, private practice).