The Business of Music

$2499
  • 26 Sessions, approximately 6 month course. Payment plans available.

THE BUSINESS OF MUSIC

Once you’ve learned production and developed your own sound, it’s time to learn both the ins and outs of the Music Industry, as well as how to run your own business as a Producer and/or DJ. In The Business of Music, students learn how their music makes money, how to create a brand, distribute, release and promote music and how to organize and run their business. This course caters to both those looking to step into the Music Industry as an artist, as well as those looking to run their own DIY business.

COURSE MATERIAL

  • Digital Downloads
  • Streaming
  • Playing Shows
  • Licensing
  • Creating a Brand + Image
  • Website
  • Publicity
  • Merchandise
  • Getting Your Brand Out
  • YouTube
  • Logo, Typography
  • Promotion Photography
  • Releasing Music
  • Distribution
  • Cover Art
  • Platforms
  • Streaming
  • Creating a Release Strategy
  • Singles vs EP vs LP
  • Submitting to Labels
  • Networking
  • Electronic Press Kit (EPK)
  • Marketing & Advertising
  • Touring
  • Radio
  • Social Media Strategy
  • Making & Keeping Fans
  • Blogs
  • Business Basics
  • Setting up your Business
  • Choosing a Business Structure
  • Budgeting, Spreadsheets
  • Accounting
  • What is Publishing, why is it important?
  • Copyright
  • Starting a publishing company
  • Licensing your music
  • Sync
  • Record Labels
  • Recording Contracts
  • Royalties
  • Advances
  • Pitfalls, Pros & Cons
  • Artist Manager
  • Tour Manager
  • Booking Agent
  • Publicist
  • Attorney
  • Accountant

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8 SECTIONS OF PRAXIS

  • Sound + The Three Domains of Audio
  • Software + Computer Mastery
  • Praxis
  • Creative Flow
  • Music Theory
  • Audio Recording
  • Mixing + Mastering
  • The Business of Music

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

It is recommended that students attend class with a laptop.

Software is not included with any SLDP course.

Up front discounts may be available. Message an SLDP coordinator to learn more.

Standard payment plans are as follows:

  • (8) Payments of $400 – total cost of $3200*
  • (7) Payments of $443 – total cost of $3100*
  • (6) Payments of $500 – total cost of $3000
  • (5) Payments of $580 – total cost of $2900
  • (4) Payments of $700 – total cost of $2800
  • (3) Payments of $900 – total cost of $2700
  • (2) Payments of $1300 – total cost of $2600

*Not all students will qualify for a payment plan. A payment plan application may be required. All payment plans are subject to credit and income verification.