University of Colorado Boulder

Launching Your Music Career

Jeffrey Nytch

Instructor: Jeffrey Nytch

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Intermediate level

Recommended experience

7 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • Articulate your Unique Selling Proposition.

  • Use the Business Model Canvas to determine the core functions required to effectively manage your portfolio career.

  • Complete a comprehensive growth and recruitment plan for your teaching studio and identify the competitive landscape.

  • Seek out and book performance opportunities in a variety of settings.

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Assessments

4 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Intermediate level

Recommended experience

7 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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This course is part of the Musician’s Professional Toolbox: Your Portfolio Career Specialization
When you enroll in this course, you'll also be enrolled in this Specialization.
  • Learn new concepts from industry experts
  • Gain a foundational understanding of a subject or tool
  • Develop job-relevant skills with hands-on projects
  • Earn a shareable career certificate
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There are 5 modules in this course

In this module, you will learn the essential elements in a typical portfolio career, helpful mindsets for self-management, and how to manage the various components of the business that is You.

What's included

3 videos3 readings1 quiz3 discussion prompts

In this module, you will learn how to land gigs, work with booking agents and venues, and create a steady and stable income stream from freelance performance.

What's included

2 videos1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In this module, you will learn key questions you should answer before launching a teaching studio, including identifying your target market, understanding the competitive climate, and determining your “Unique Selling Proposition.”

What's included

2 videos1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In this module, you will learn how to expand your studio and create community among your cohort of students.

What's included

2 videos1 quiz1 peer review1 discussion prompt

In this module you will complete this specialization by either publishing a professional-grade website or completing a comprehensive growth and recruitment plan for your teaching studio.

What's included

1 video1 peer review

Instructor

Jeffrey Nytch
University of Colorado Boulder
4 Courses1,743 learners

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