Top 10 Ways to Make a Living As a Musician

by Hope Wilk One common myth about being a working musician is that it’s difficult to find work. Whether it be applying for a grant or planning their own tour, musicians can create their own work with just a little preparation. That’s why I wanted to shed light on the 10 most common ways that … Continue reading Top 10 Ways to Make a Living As a Musician

Why You’ll “Never Survive” as an Artist

by Gianluca Farina Pretty much everyone has heard about, or has experienced parents who turn their kids away from music in the long run. This could either be because they are afraid their kids will never be able to make a living out of it, or because it will ruin their overall appreciation for music. … Continue reading Why You’ll “Never Survive” as an Artist

Why it is Important for Musicians to Know Finances

#MusiciansandFinance is musicovation’s blog series exploring finance for musicians. All posts are contributed by graduate students in New England Conservatory’s Entrepreneurial Music course  Finance 101: What Musicians Need to Know taught by NEC alum Jessi Rosinski.  by Jon Richardson Musicians need to think about finance for a variety of reasons. One of the reasons it’s especially important for musicians … Continue reading Why it is Important for Musicians to Know Finances