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200. Professional Development for Musicians 2 hours
The purpose of the course is to acquaint music students with the various aspects of planning and maintaining a professional career. Topics to be covered include: creating a life's work, defining "dream" careers, career research and understanding job requirements, skill inventories, presenting oneself on paper and in other media; netbuilding/networking, the role of mentors, interviewing and audition techniques, basics of union and non-union contracts, grant writing, professional ethics, how to start a private teaching studio, self-production compact discs, and other topics to be determined based on the career interest of students enrolled. Method of instruction include: lectures, guest lectures, assigned readings, and in-class presentation of short- and long-term projects. Prerequisite: Must be at least a second-semester sophomore. Enrollment Limit: 20.
Sem 1 CNST-200-01 Th 11:00-12:50 Ms. Kuennen-Poper
Sem 2 CNST-200-01 Tu 9:00-10:50 Ms. Kuennen-Poper

 

 

 

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