Music Career Guides & Entrepreneurial Thinking

Music Career Guides & Entrepreneurial Thinking

Beyond Talent. Beeching, Angela. New York: Oxford University Press, 3rd Edition, 2020.

Booking and Tour Management. Shagan, Rena. New York: Allworth Press, 1996.

Career Opportunities in the Music Industry. Field, Shelly. New York: Facts on File, 2000.

Creative Success Now: How Creatives Can Thrive in the 21st Century. Baumgartner, Astrid. Indie Books International, 2019.

Composing a Life. Bateson, Mary Catherine. NY: Penguine Plume, 1989.

The Entrepreneurial Muse: Inspiring Your Career in Classical Music. Nytch, Jeff. Oxford University Press, 2018.

How to Be Your Own Booking Agent. Goldstein, Jeri. Charlottesville, VA: New Music Times, Inc., 1998.

How to Build a Sustainable Music Career and Collect All Revenue Streams. White, Emily. 9GiantStepsBooks, 2020.

Making Music in Looking Glass Land; A Guide to Survival and Business Skills for the Classical Performer. Highstein, Ellen. Fourth edition, New York: CAG, 2003.

Music Money and Success 8th Edition: The Insider's Guide to Making Money in the Music Business. Brabec, Jeff; Brabec, Todd. Schirmer Trade Books, 2018

The Performing Artists Handbook. Papolos, Janice. Ohio: Writer’s Digest Books, 1984. (out of print, available used)

The Self-Promoting Musician. Spellman, Peter. Boston, Berklee Press, 2000.

Your Own Way in Music. Uscher, Nancy. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1990.

 [updated 3/20/2020]

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