Musician's Professional Toolbox - Your Portfolio Career, Short Course | Part time online | Coursera | United States
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Musician's Professional Toolbox - Your Portfolio Career

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Through this Musician’s Professional Toolbox: Your Portfolio Career course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Colorado Boulder you'll assemble a suite of promotional materials and tools to support your music career.

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Overview

The Musician’s Professional Toolbox: Your Portfolio Career course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Colorado Boulderkey facts:

Are you a musician with big dreams and a passion for creating music? Are you ready to take your musical career to the next level? If so, the Musician’s Professional Toolbox: Your Portfolio Career course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Colorado Boulder may be just what you need!In this specialization you will learn career development skills and tools for freelance musicians. Gain critical skills in self-assessment, branding, marketing, promotion, gigging, and teaching studio setup. Define your artistic vision, set meaningful goals, and expand your professional network. From personal and artistic development to branding, promotion, and strategic career management, you'll come away from this sequence of courses equipped with the tools to successfully navigate the music industry.

Applied Learning Project

Learners will produce professional materials to help launch and support careers as musicians, including cover letters, resumes, and headshots. Additional assignments allow learners to prepare to network successfully, build and maintain clientele, develop a personal brand and mission statement, and more. 

What You Will Learn:

  • How to articulate your purpose as a musician in a professional mission statement and develop a personal brand and social media strategy.
  • How to build tools for networking and task management.
  • How to assemble a portfolio of promotional materials, including a professional biography, headshot and resume/CV.
  • How to create a visual representation of your intermediate and long-term career goals to help keep you on track and assess your progress.

Skills You Will Gain:

  • Task Management
  • Resume writing
  • Networking
  • Marketing
  • Branding

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strategies for Success in your Music Career
  • Building Your Artistic Brand
  • Promotional Materials Every Musician Needs
  • Launching Your Music Career

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 1 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Intermediate level

  • Recommended experience: At minimum, a bachelors degree in music and/or experience as a practicing musician.

Tuition Fee

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  • National

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Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project.

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